Richard Sherman Speaks The Truth On DeSean Jackson

Richard Sherman has written another post for The MMQB, and this time he is wading into the mess of stupid that has bubbled up around DeSean Jackson's release from the Eagles and alleged gang ties. It's the smartest thing that's been written about the situation yet. » 4/02/14 1:37pm 4/02/14 1:37pm

One Person In America Was Offended By Richard Sherman

Those post-NFC Championship days were heady times, a nation torn apart by Seahawks corner Richard Sherman being loud on television. But how many Americans were so upset, so scandalized by Sherman's actions that they actually took the time to complain? One person from Arkansas. » 2/24/14 4:44pm 2/24/14 4:44pm

Now A Champion, Richard Sherman Deals With An Insult In The Best Way

Previously, we found out that San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick had an excellent method of dealing with people who hated him by favoriting their anger on Twitter. Tonight, Seahawks corner Richard Sherman—now a Super Bowl champion—handled an angry Twitter person in a less passive but equally fantastic way. » 2/04/14 11:18pm 2/04/14 11:18pm

Colin Kaepernick On Richard Sherman: “Come On”

Colin Kaepernick was in a private room on the sixth floor of a West Side event space, standing in front of a white scrim festooned with corporate logos and posing for photos with a succession of lesser VIPs. He was there as the "surprise guest" of Deadspin's Super Bowl party last night, which is another way of saying he… » 1/30/14 10:45am 1/30/14 10:45am

Erin Andrews Didn't Screw Up The Richard Sherman Interview

Kevin Harlan spent nearly five minutes sandbagging her, but it took him four minutes and 12 seconds to say "Erin Andrews." We're all a little Richard Sherman'd out at this point to be sure, but there's been an equally disturbing conversation happening alongside the "thug" discussion. Apparently Richard Sherman happened… » 1/25/14 3:15pm 1/25/14 3:15pm

Sherman-Crabtree: Watch And Listen To Their Mic'd Up Highlights

Showtime's Inside The NFL equipped Richard Sherman and Michael Crabtree with microphones for Sunday's legendary NFC Championship, and the matchup proved to spark Sherman's interview heard round the world. Here are the highlights from what both said during the game. » 1/22/14 9:51pm 1/22/14 9:51pm

Richard Sherman Explains What People Mean When They Call Him A "Thug"

For the first time since breaking football, the media, and the internet, Richard Sherman addressed the reaction to his postgame interview, and his critics' use of the word "thug." » 1/22/14 4:44pm 1/22/14 4:44pm

The Word "Thug" Was Uttered 625 Times On TV On Monday. That's A Lot.

The word "thug" has been used so many times by the same sort of people about the same sort of thing that it's no longer even accurate to call it code—it's really more of a shorthand. It means a black guy who makes white folks a little more uncomfortable than they prefer. On Sunday night, Richard Sherman made a lot of… » 1/21/14 6:28pm 1/21/14 6:28pm