Richard Sherman stands as top-of-the-line free brokers accessible, and the All-Professional cornerback is taking his time in his second keep in the marketplace. Sherman is not anticipated to return to the 49ers, however one other reunion shouldn’t be thought of off the desk.
The ten-year veteran nook is open to rejoining the Seahawks, in keeping with NFL.com’s Tom Pelissero. Sherman’s preliminary Seahawks tenure ended after he suffered an Achilles tear in the course of the 2017 season. That preceded an offseason launch. However the Seahawks have a necessity on the place presently.
The Seahawks misplaced Shaquill Griffin, their longest-tenured nook post-Sherman, to the Jaguars final week. Quinton Dunbar can also be unsigned. Whereas Seattle added Sherman San Francisco teammate Ahkello Witherspoon and nonetheless rosters Tre Flowers and D.J. Reed, the group nonetheless figures so as to add assist at nook.
Though the Seahawks lower Sherman in 2018, Pelissero provides they’re possible open to re-signing him as effectively. This breakup differed from the bridge-burning Earl Thomas divorce, and Sherman may need a path again to Seattle. In fact, this may all depend upon how Sherman’s market shapes up.
Groups have expressed curiosity in Sherman, together with the Saints. The Raiders may even have curiosity. Patrick Peterson signed a one-year, $10M pact with the Vikings final week. A fellow 2011 draftee who has delivered All-Professional-caliber work extra just lately than Peterson, Sherman could also be focusing on this type of cash. Fellow All-Professional 2011 classmate Chris Harris signed a two-year, $17.5M deal final yr, additional setting some potential value parameters for Sherman.
A 3-time first-team All-Professional with the Seahawks, with whom he performed seven seasons, Sherman earned second-team All-Professional acclaim in his second 49ers marketing campaign. Nonetheless, a calf damage restricted the veteran defender to 5 video games final season. Sherman, who will flip 33 subsequent week, mentioned he needs to play two extra seasons.