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Stardom Doesn’t Change Where You’re From
Stardom Doesn’t Change Where You’re From
Amid reports of gang ties, the Eagles cut DeSean Jackson. I grew up with him. I believe him to be a good person. I also know why NFL players from inner-city neighborhoods like mine in L.A. keep friends from when we were nobodies
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What a Year. What a Team. What’s Next.
What a Year. What a Team. What's Next.
Life in the NFL is about tunnel vision, but forgive me for a moment while I step back, reflect on an incredible 2013 and appreciate our Super Bowl win and the teammates with whom I reached the pinnacle. We may not all be together much longer, after all
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A Love Letter to Coach Carroll
A Love Letter to Coach Carroll
He saw it in me before anyone else—the ability to be a shutdown corner—when I was still in high school. But even though I didn't wind up playing for Pete Carroll at USC, I'm sure glad I am now. If you're looking for reasons the Seahawks are in the Super Bowl, start with him. And it's not just his game plans, either
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10 Things I Learned After America Learned About Me
10 Things I Learned After America Learned About Me
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‘To Those Who Would Call Me a Thug or Worse …’
‘To Those Who Would Call Me a Thug or Worse …’
I show passion on the football field—but that’s only a small part of who I am. If you want to judge me, I can handle it.
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The 13th Man
The 13th Man
'Next man up' might be an overused sports cliché, but it's also the reason my Seahawks are going to beat the 49ers. Meet my defensive backfield partner Byron Maxwell, whose strong play has us on the brink of Super Bowl XLVIII
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The NFL’s Smartest QBs
The NFL’s Smartest QBs
Watching film and putting on pads makes players appreciate others who do the same every week. These five quarterbacks all stand out to me on film as being the most intelligent at their craft. Didn't make the list? Don't be mad, bro
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The Cold Truth
The Cold Truth
The Super Bowl should showcase the best of the NFL, but that can’t happen in a blizzard. Who wants to watch QBs fumble snaps and receivers slip and slide all over the place? Wintry elements favor teams that can run the ball and play suffocating defense. So the more I think about it, let it snow!
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Welcome to My League
If I Ran the League
Imagine Richard Sherman taking over Roger Goodell's job as NFL commissioner. What would the Seattle Seahawks cornerback’s reign look like? For one, the interests of the guys in pads would be paramount
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We Chose This Profession
We Chose This Profession
Football is a dangerous, violent way to make a living. Players know that—now more than ever—and are willing to live with the risks. So don’t try to water down what’s best about the game
By Richard Sherman