John Schneider reiterated Pete Carroll’s comments about the Seahawks being open to trading Sherman. Schneider called the possibility “real” but also echoed Carroll’s thought that a deal seems unlikely.
Sherman responded via MMQB, saying, “There is no bad blood.”
The Seahawks reportedly want a high pick and a “very good” veteran player — which makes perfect sense.
The Seahawks reportedly are being proactive about dealing Sherman as well.
The Tennessee Titans, who have two first-round picks, seem to be the best match, considering their combination of draft capital, cap space and need.
Sherman’s brother said, “This is a new chip Richard is going to use.” Like Sherman needs more chips on his shoulder.
The draft might be the best time to make this move.
A few stats show why trading Sherman might be crazy — but also why other teams would want him.
What is the motivation for possibly trading Sherman?
We think it is mainly that Sherman refuses to be a team player.
Others think the Hawks are looking at saving money.
Others think they are trying to get younger.
At least one analyst thinks Sherman is on the decline.