Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks will always keep it 100%, no matter who feels slighted by his honesty.
So when asked about the team’s Thursday night game against the Rams this week, Sherman let his real feelings be known (per ESPN.com):
“Poopfest. It’s terrible,” Sherman said “We got home like 1 o’clock in the morning, something like that on Monday and then you’ve got to play again. Congratulations, NFL, you did it again. But they’ve been doing it all season, so I guess we’re the last ones to get the middle finger.”
He talked about not being 100% after playing Sunday against the Packers, saying his body will be at 50 – 60% when tomorrow night’s game starts and taking the NFL To task again about player safety.
“Because it’s just no regard,” Sherman said. “It’s hypocritical, as I’ve stated before. They make this huge stance about player safety. Then you put the players in tremendous danger.
“We’ll be well-aware come the next CBA negotiations about things like this. There’s really not much you can do right now. It’s part of the revenue, etc., etc. And the league probably has something else up their sleeve. They might have a Friday night game planned. Who knows?”
There was some speculation about the League cancelling Thursday night games, but the NFL refuted that story.
We are fully committed to Thursday Night Football and any reports to the contrary are unfounded, NFL senior vice president of communications Natalie Ravitz told FOXBusiness.com.
We’ll see what Sherman says after the game tomorrow night. With the way the Rams have been playing lately, he might just be in street clothes by the third quarter.