Found December 27, 2012 on Busted Coverage:
After spending yesterday passive aggressively complaining on Twitter about being snubbed from the Pro Bowl, Richard Sherman finally has something to hang his hat on. He has officially won his appeal against the NFL’s claim of his use of performance enhancing drugs. Does anyone else think it’s strange he refers to Roger Goodell as “lord”? Not to be pessimists, but we were kind of hoping he didn’t win the appeal. If the suspension was upheld Sherman was threatening to sue the league and things were guaranteed to get messy. Now all we get is a few lousy tweets and a bound-to-be corny Pete Carroll interview this weekend. [@RSherman_25] Filed under: Football, NFL

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