The San Francisco 49ers host the Seattle Seahawks this weekend, and the early week means extra early player availability. Up in Seattle, Richard Sherman met with the media, and put on quite a show with his press conference. The press conference skit came in response to Marshawn Lynch getting fined $100,000 for not speaking with the media.
I know a lot 49ers fans don't like Sherman, but I have to admit, this was a pretty clever way to do this. If you can't get video, he calls out the NFL for fining Lynch, and also has his say about the NFL's hypocritical view on player safety as they have every team playing two games in five days at some point in the season.
Part of the press conference involved discussing how the NFL wants to cash in, but wants to control what the players are doing during their time with the media. He then proceeded to mention most of his sponsors. I would not be at all surprised if Sherman was fined for this, but it will be completely worth it.
Even if you can't stand Richard Sherman, this is worth a watch. Even Eric Reid agreed!
Despite the rivalry, Richard Sherman's interview was awesome.— Eric Reid (@E_Reid35) November 25, 2014