Originally posted on Seahawks Blog  |  Last updated 11/4/11
RENTON -- It's tempting to say that Richard Sherman never looked back after moving to cornerback before his junior season at Stanford.That wouldn't be accurate, though.Everyone saw him look back last week while running side-by-side with Cincinnati receiver A.J. Green, showing an ability that's been seen all-too-rarely from Seattle cornerbacks the past few seasons: Sherman played the ball.Sherman intercepted one pass intended for Green and defended the next one, allowing Kam Chancellor to make the interception.Sherman certainly didn't play like a rookie making his first start at cornerback, and he certainly didn't look like someone who spent his first two seasons at Stanford catching passes instead of defending them.So what did Sherman think when the Cardinal coaches approached him about switching to cornerback?"Excitement," Sherman said. "It's something I played in high school a little bit. It's a different kind of mindset, you know, going into playing corner. It was exciting just t...
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