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Ten stories making headlines in NFL free agency

It seems that NFL free agency ended before it really got going. Prior to the official start of the new league year on Wednesday, multiple high-end free agents had already agreed to sign with new teams. Meanwhile, the trade market was more active than we’ve ever seen around the league.From Kirk Cousins signing the richest contract in NFL history to Richard Sherman trading in his Seattle...
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49ers unlikely to make more major FA signings

The 49ers still have about $33M in spending money, per GM John Lynch, but as Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle writes, the team is unlikely to use that cash to make any major free agent signings. Lynch said, “We’re not all the way done yet, perhaps. We’ll use that wisely. We got the guys that we targeted that would help us best become a better football team.”Branch has taken...
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Richard Sherman rips Seahawks over team-building style

It doesn’t appear that Richard Sherman will stop ripping his former team anytime soon.Sherman sure looks to feel slighted about the way the team elected to move on from him, as well as some of the other former Legion of Boomers, and he’s made that very clear in comments he’s made over the past few weeks.He recently appeared on Uninterrupted’s “Thomahawk Show,” and shared some thoughts...
Via The Sports Daily
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Sherman: Pete Carroll’s message had grown predictable

Former Seattle Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman thinks he knows why the team had started to slide a bit in recent seasons under coach Pete Carroll.Sherman told the Uninterrupted’s “Thomahawk Show” that Carroll’s philosophy, perfected in college where there is regular roster turnover, had grown tired to Seahawks veterans who had been with the team for virtually his entire tenure...
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Tom Brady fires back at troll over comment on Richard Sherman farewell post

Tom Brady was not about to allow a social media troll get the last word while reacting to a comment he left on Richard Sherman’s farewell post about his recent departure from the Seattle Seahawks.Sherman — who ultimately signed with the division-rival San Francisco 49ers — took to Instagram to say his goodbyes following his release.As noted by Mark Daniels, New England Patriots beat...
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Sherman says Seahawks had chance to match offer, declined

It appeared as if the Seahawks were happy to let veteran cornerback Richard Sherman walk, due to his injury history and the amount of money he was looking to be paid.And while that talk was initially based on a lot of rumors and whispers, the writing is now on the wall, and it really does look like the Seahawks were content with letting Sherman move on.Sherman signed a three-year...
Via The Sports Daily
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Richard Sherman: Seahawks turned down offer to match 49ers

Richard Sherman was up at the podium being introduced as the newest member of the San Francisco 49ers on Monday when he served up a juicy morsel. The Seattle Seahawks had a chance to match the contract Sherman eventually signed with the 49ers, but they opted not to do so. No wonder Sherman is feeling “vengeful” right now and telling Seahawks fans to be mad at their team, rather than...
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Richard Sherman to fans: Take your anger out on Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks released cornerback Richard Sherman as expected, and he signed with the San Francisco 49ers. It was a quick transition that Seahawks fans are not happy about one bit. Their frustration is understandable, but directing it at Sherman is not right.Business is business. And, Sherman addressed those angry fans with this message. Sherman is absolutely correct here...
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Richard Sherman: I didn’t abandon anybody

Even though the Seattle Seahawks released Richard Sherman, a small group of fans decided he should be hated because he signed with a different NFC West team. The former All-Pro cornerback is pushing back.In an interview with Peter King of the MMQB, Sherman said he feels “vengeful” and made sure to put emphasis on the simple truth Seattle parted ways with him.“I love the fan base...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sherman appears to rip Seahawks in tweet upon his release

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman had been foreshadowing his release for quite some time, but when the day finally came, he still didn’t hold back about sharing his thoughts.The veteran quarterback missed the second half of the season due to a ruptured Achilles, and he’s been fairly quiet as it relates to his recovery process.He wasn’t quiet on Friday, though, when he took to Twitter...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

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