Originally posted on 12th Man Rising  |  Last updated 11/16/11
 Seahawks CB Richard Sherman made the first start of his career last 3 games ago, and he exceeded expectations in almost every way. Not that it would have been too hard to do so, as expectations were extremely low. Perhaps I should just say that he played quite well. A week ago against Dallas, Sherman had a solid but unspectacular game. Overall he played well, but there were some growing pains mixed in amongst the otherwise decent play.Two days ago, in just his third start, Sherman had probably the single best game played by a Seattle corner since 2008. Sherman was dominant; completely shutting down the receiver he was assigned to cover.His final stat line on the day looked like this: 3 tackles, 2 passes defended. As unimpressive as that sounds, consider this stat line: targeted 9 times, only 2 catches for 22 yards and no TDs. That’s the stat line for Anquan Boldin, the pro bowl WR who Sherman was matched up against all night.  … [visit site to read more]
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