Found October 26, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
This week Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman changed his Twitter name to Optimus Prime, since he’ll be in charge of covering Calvin Johnson aka Megatron, for Sunday’s game against the … Continue reading »
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Since he will be matched up with Calvin Johnson (a/k/a Megatron) on Sunday, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman changed his Twitter handle to "Optimus Prime."

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