Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 10/26/12
Name change gives jocks and nerds something to talk about. The Seattle Seahawks secondary is anything but shy; just ask Tom Brady what he thinks of the group. Three weeks after earning their stripes against the New England Patriots at Century Link (at letting everyone know about), CB Richard Sherman is at it again. @RSherman_25 is no longer an adequate description of who Sherman will be this weekend, changing the name that appears on his twitter handle to Optimus Prime. The opposing force on Sunday comes from Detroit, and their most powerful weapon is WR Calvin Johnson, aka Megatron. The Lions all-pro receiver was given the nickname because of his super athletic ability. It may also have something to do with his arm-mounted fusion creator cannon he takes on the field for gamedays. https://twitter.com/branton_sherman/status/261184674288779264 Within the Transformers series, Megatron is the Decepticon Leader, or the Emperor of Destruction, and he is able to transform into a Walther P3...
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