Michael Crabtree may have made some disparaging albiet tame pregame remarks about Richard Sherman, but everyone is still sort of wondering what exactly got Sherman so fired up yesterday. Sherman alluded to "something personal" during his postgame comments, and now the Seattle Times sheds some light on what he may have been referring to.
Sherman has been upset with Crabtree since last summer. Both attended Arizona star receiver Larry Fitzgerald's charity event. While there, Sherman went to shake Crabtree's hand, and Crabtree tried to start a fight, according to Sherman's older brother, Branton.
"I'm going to make a play and embarrass him," Richard Sherman vowed that day.
Say what you want about Richard Sherman, but the man knows how to follow through on a promise.