Free-agent cornerback Richard Sherman desires to play a minimum of two extra seasons earlier than retiring and he is had contract discussions with just a few groups this offseason.
One of many groups he is talked with is the Seattle Seahawks, whom he performed for from 2011-17. Nevertheless, Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll mentioned after the draft that nothing is imminent between the franchise and Sherman.
“That is not one in all our ideas proper now that we’re going out and getting one other man at that spot, however we’ll preserve wanting,” Carroll mentioned, in line with ESPN’s Brady Henderson. “We’re not going to cease wanting and we’ll compete. So in that sense, I depart all the pieces open and that is simply one in all them.”
Sherman spent the final three seasons with the San Francisco 49ers. In an interview with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith, the 33-year-old mentioned a return to the Bay Space is not out of the query and listed the Seahawks, Las Vegas Raiders and New Orleans Saints as different groups he is had discussions with.
Sherman’s tenure in Seattle ended after he suffered a torn Achilles in 2017 and was launched with one yr remaining on his deal. In seven seasons with the franchise, he made 4 Professional Bowls and was named a First Staff All-Professional 3 times. He additionally helped the Seahawks win a Tremendous Bowl in 2014.
If he returns to Seattle, he’ll be a part of a cornerback group that features D.J. Reed, Tre Flowers, Damarious Randall and Pierre Desir.
It is unclear what sort of deal Sherman is on the lookout for, however his age and harm historical past will probably make it tough for him to land a greater contract.