Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 12/28/12
It’s Sir Richard Sherman To You If you’re a Seattle Seahawks fan, and you don’t live under a rock or something, you’ve probably heard that Richard Sherman’s appeal of PED charges succeeded. This development is critical to the Seahawks playoff hopes for multiple reasons. Between Richard Sherman and opposite cornerback Brandon Browner, Seattle has a pair of big, athletic corners who aren’t afraid to challenge receivers and play physicaly. A stud pair of safeties in Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas certainly helps them play more aggressively, as does the Seahawks’ pass rush, but the twin towers are two of the biggest reasons Seattle is in the conversation for best defense of the league. When the news broke of failed drug tests, the Seattle faithful were gloomy at the prospect of losing both starting cornerbacks simultaneously. Brandon Browner dropped his appeal and served his four-game suspension, but Sherman fought it and won. Richard Sherman successfully appealed his four-game suspensi...
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