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Richard Sherman of Seattle Seahawks has no class: Denver Billboard

Billboard showcases Sherman opposite Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey.
By Evan Bleier   |   Jan. 21, 2014 at 4:54 PM   |   Comments

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Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Following a bizarre rant to sideline reporter Erin Andrews following the Seattle Seahawks win over the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game, cornerback Richard Sherman has been the topic of numerous blogs, water cooler discussions and sports radio programs.

It appears he’s got a billboard now too.


That photo was taken by FOX Sports 1 NFL insider Mike Garafolo. The other player in the photo is Champ Bailey of the Denver Broncos.

Denver will take on Seattle in the Super Bowl in a little less than two weeks.

Stanford coach David Shaw knows Sherman from his college days. He wasn’t surprised by the player’s brash postgame rant against 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree.

"That's Richard," said Stanford coach David Shaw. "It was in the moment. Bill Walsh said you want guys with high character who are great players and great people. But every once in a while, you have to line up and defend Jerry Rice. And the guy who does that has to be on the edge. That's where Richard is."

Sherman was the 24th cornerback picked in the 2011 draft.

"He is the farthest thing from a thug you can imagine. Thugs don't volunteer to help out at Special Olympics when they're in high school,” Shaw said. "But the flip side is a guy who's ultracompetitive. You put him in that environment, where the game is very personal, and when the gauntlet's thrown down, he's ready."


[San Jose Mercury News]

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