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Saints reportedly amongst groups concerned with Richard Sherman

As a free agent, Richard Sherman is drawing curiosity from a number of groups, together with the New Orleans Saints.

NFL Community’s Tom Pelissero reported that the Saints are “among the many groups expressing curiosity” in including Sherman to their roster, and the Saints consider they’ve a secret weapon to lure the five-time Professional Bowl cornerback in Kris Richard. 

Richard was the Seahawks’ defensive backs coach from 2011-14 earlier than turning into the crew’s defensive coordinator from 2015-17. Now, he’s the defensive backs coach in New Orleans and the crew is hopeful Sherman can be concerned with a reunion.

After all, the massive query for the Saints will not be why they’d need Sherman on their crew however how precisely they anticipate to have the ability to afford him. At this level, that is not solely clear however given the cap gymnastics the crew has finished over the previous few weeks, it is unlikely that a bit extra cap bother will maintain New Orleans from getting their man.

Sherman has additionally acquired curiosity from the Raiders, because of some mild tampering by coach Jon Gruden, in addition to the New York Jets and Dallas Cowboys reportedly having curiosity in including the veteran cornerback for the upcoming season.