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  • Richard Sherman will play in Super Bowl while still waiting on son's birth

    Ben Rohrbach at Shutdown Corner5 hrs ago

    Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman put a scare into Seattle fans, hinting he could miss the Super Bowl due to his girlfriend potentially giving birth to their son on Sunday, and while coach Pete Carroll left the decision up to his three-time first-team All-Pro defensive back, the baby is making that choice even easier.

    Sherman told reporters earlier this week, "He's going to be a disciplined young man and stay in there until after the game," and indeed that appears to be the case. The Seahawks star, who is also nursing an arm injury, texted Sports Illustrated's Peter King to nobody's surprise: "I am playing in the Super Bowl."

    TEMPE, Ariz.-Unsurprising text from Richard Sherman to me, reported on #NBC Super Bowl pregame show: "I am playing in the Super Bowl."

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