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Richard Sherman

Richard Sherman - #25 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 195 lbs.
Birthday 03/30/1988
Birthplace Compton, CA
College Stanford
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 5th round, 23rd pick by Seahawks

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
63 3 8

Report: Seahawks given permission to talk with Jackson

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
The Chargers gave the Seahawks permission to talk with WR Vincent Jackson, who is not close to signing a new deal with San Diego.

Former No. 1 Williams catching on in Seattle

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Of all the many reclamation projects Pete Carroll is taking a chance on in his first year as the Seahawks' head coach, none has come through any better than former first-round WR Mike Williams.

Source: Seahawks trade DE Jackson to Lions

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have traded DE Lawrence Jackson to the Lions, sources tell PFW.

Report: 49ers trade Balmer to Seattle

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
The 49ers have reportedly traded DL Kentwan Balmer, who had been AWOL from training camp, to Seattle.

Seahawks sign ex-Colts LB Hagler

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
The Seahawks signed former Colts LB Tyjuan Hagler and ex-Northern Illinois WR Matt Simon on Tuesday. To make room for the two roster additions, the team released CB Chris Richards and waived/injured WR Marcus Maxwell, both of whom had ...

Seahawks' DE situation looks suspect

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
No matter how positive a spin the eternally optimistic Pete Carroll puts on the situation, there is no denying the Seahawks’ concern at defensive end.

Seahawks sign first-round OT Okung

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Seahawks rookie OT Russell Okung became the final 2010 first-round draft pick to sign a contract Friday, reportedly agreeing to a six-year deal worth as much as $58 million.

Seahawks sign first-round S Thomas

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
The Seahawks joined the first-round signing brigade late Saturday, nailing down a five-year deal with Texas S Earl Thomas, who is expected to start immediately at free safety.

Seahawks sign second-round WR Tate

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Golden Tate, the Seahawks' second-round pick, has agreed to terms with the team. Considered by many to be the front-runner to start at split end for Seattle, Tate broke the news on his Twitter account.

Top 20 key players in NFC West

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
Dan Arkush identifies the top five players on each NFC West team who figure to play crucial roles, including Rams rookie QB Sam Bradford.

Insider: Seahawks will be Carroll's last job

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Seattle will be Pete Carroll's endgame as a head coach, says one NFL insider in "Audibles," predicting that Carroll's tenure there won't end well.

Seahawks CEO Lieweke announces resignation

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Vulcan Sports & Entertainment announced today that CEO Tod Leiweke, who also has the same title with the Seahawks, is resigning to join the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning as CEO and part owner.

NFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
In the final installment of our training-camp reports, we look at NFC West teams, including the Seahawks, who'll use Aaron Curry as a stand-up end.

Seahawks OLB Hill on outside looking in

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Even if Leroy Hill had not been suspended for the season opener, we hear he was a real long shot to be the starter on Week One at strong-side linebacker over David Hawthorne.

Seahawks LB Hill suspended for opener

Posted July 17, 2010 @ 8:12 a.m. ET
Seahawks sixth-year OLB Leroy Hill will miss the team's Sept. 12 regular-season opener against the division-rival 49ers after the NFL announced that he would be serving a one-game suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse program.

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Posted Dec. 27, 2012
Sherman won his appeal of a four-game suspension for use of performance enhancing substances on Thursday, making him eligible for the NFL playoffs.||||||| Sherman posted "I won," on his Twitter account Thursday morning, followed by teammates tweeting their congratulations. Sherman added, "Thank you (at)nfl for upholding the truth! To the 12s Thank you your faith is rewarded! Thank you lord."
Posted Dec. 26, 2012
Sherman was expected to practice Wednesday, but the Seahawks aren't going blindly into the regular-season finale against St. Louis with the firm belief they will have their star cornerback available.||||||| Seattle coach Pete Carroll said they would rotate a few guys in along with Sherman during practice in case it comes down later in the week that Sherman's suspension for using performance enhancing substances is upheld. Sherman appealed the suspension last Friday.
Posted Dec. 21, 2012
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says he is not concerned about Sherman's preparation for Sunday's game against San Francisco despite missing two days of practice.||||||| Carroll said after practice Friday that he expects Sherman to play against the 49ers. Sherman was reportedly absent, appealing his four-game suspension after testing positive for performance enhancing substances. Carroll says of Sherman, "I anticipate we'll have him. I know of nothing else."
Posted Nov. 28, 2012
Sherman is at the center of what could be a massive distraction for the Seattle Seahawks as they try to hold the last playoff spot in the NFC. Yet the talkative cornerback said Wednesday that this week is the same as always, despite news leaking out of failed drug tests by Sherman and fellow starting cornerback Brandon Browner.||||||| Sherman spoke for the first time since news first broke saying he and Browner failed tests for performance-enhancing drugs and face possible four-game suspensions. The Seahawks expect the pair to play this week at Chicago as they appeal.
Posted Oct. 16, 2012
Sherman says he has no regrets over the strong comments and messages from his Twitter account following the Seattle Seahawks' victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday. Sherman had an interception in the second half against the Patriots, and the Seahawks rallied for 14 points down in the final 7:31 to pull out the victory. According to STATS LLC, Sherman is tied for the NFL lead in passes defensed with 10.||||||| The Seahawks cornerback said Tuesday that he was directed to remove a picture from his Twitter account that showed Sherman talking to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady after Seattle's 24-23 win that included an added message"U Mad Bro?" But when asked if he regretted any of the attention that has come his way, Sherman said, "I don't regret anything about the situation. It is what it is."

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