Posted December 27, 2012 on AP on Fox
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman won his appeal of a four-game suspension for use of performance enhancing substances on Thursday, making him eligible for the NFL playoffs. Sherman posted ''I won,'' on his Twitter account Thursday morning, followed by teammates tweeting their congratulations. Sherman added, ''Thank you (at)nfl for upholding the truth! To the 12s Thank you your faith is rewarded! Thank you lord.'' The decision was made by former NFL executive Bob Wallace. Sherman was steadfast since news broke of his pending suspension that he believed he would win on appeal. Sherman's appeal was based on errors in the chain of custody of his sample and that there were mistakes made by the tester. Sherman made his appeal late last week. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said in an email the league is reviewing the decision, but was declining comment due to confidentiality provisions. The decision makes Sherman eligible for the Seahawks sea...
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