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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.

A FOIA request of complaints to the FCC about Fox's broadcast of the NFC title game turned up five. Three were about commercials jacking up the volume, one was about a lack of closed captioning, but one viewer, from Doddrige, Ark., had this to say:

"I was offened [sic] by the language used in the 1st post game interview of Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks."


Make no mistake, people do write the FCC when they get offended. Hundreds complained about Miley Cyrus's VMA performance, while scores spoke up about Beyoncé's 2013 halftime show.

Here's the lone Richard Sherman complaint. We're forced to conclude that American outrage isn't what it used to be.

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