Seahawks get a victory over the Cardinals, but Sherman out for season

GLENDALE, Ariz. – We’ll get right to the good news, because it’s quite good: The Seattle Seahawks beat the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday night, keeping themselves in the tick of the playoff race and rebounding from Sunday’s ugly loss to Washington.Now for the bad news: Richard Sherman’s out for the year.Sherman ruptured his Achilles and will be out for the season, coach Pete Carroll said after the game.“There’s no coming back from that until you get the surgery and all that stuff,” Carroll said.Sherman was shown on the sideline hugging teammates and looking forlorn after leaving the game during the third quarter of the Seattle Seahawks’ 22-16 victory over the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium on Thursday."It's unfortunate with him, because he's as good as it gets," quarterback Russell Wilson said on the field after the game. "He's a Hall of Fame corner, so guys will have to step up.

Richard Sherman: 'All we want is equality for everyone'

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks returned from their bye week refreshed and ready to continue their fight for social justice.Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin both spoke at length Tuesday in the wake of two more recent developments: Baldwin’s letter, co-signed by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, urging social-justice reform, and Colin Kaepernick’s grievance alleging collusion.“There’s players that’ve never taken their team to the playoffs, never had a winning record, that have jobs that are starting in this  league,” Sherman said of Keapernick’s continued unemployment.  “You hear every excuse in the world, this system doesn’t work for him.

Sherman on relationship with Wilson: 'I'm sorry our competition isn't pretty and cordial'

SEATTLE – Richard Sherman again pushed back against a story this season describing a rift between himself and Russell Wilson, telling ESPN it’s simply “the way we sharpen our iron.”In a sit-down interview with ESPN’s Josina Anderson, the Seattle Seahawks cornerback described his relationship with Wilson as “professional.”“We’re pros,” Sherman said. “We hang out from time to time.

Sherman: 'Players gotta be willing to strike' if they want better contracts

LOS ANGELES – Richard Sherman said Wednesday that if NFL players want contracts that come closer to those of their NBA and MLB counterparts, they’re going to have to go on strike.Speaking at a red-carpet event before the ESPYs in L.A., the Seattle Seahawks cornerback said striking was the only way to close the salary gap between the sports.RELATED: The original ‘Legion of Boom’ reunites for Kam Chancellor’s wedding“If we want to – as the NFL, and as a union – get anything done, then players gotta be willing to strike,” Sherman told ESPN’s Jalen Rose. “I think that’s the thing guys need to 100 percent realize is, you’re going to have to miss games, you’re going to have to lose some money if you’re willing to make the point, because that’s how MLB and the NBA got it done.“They missed games, they struck, they flexed every bit of power that they had, and it was awesome.