11 March, 2018
Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman (25) eats turkey during a TV interview on the field after the San Francisco 49ers' lost 19-3 in their National Football League game against Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014.
The Seattle Seahawks released the veteran cornerback Friday, meaning Sherman can begin meeting with other teams immediately, and sign a new contract as early as March 14.
It also might convince defensive end Julius Peppers, who's weighing his future, to decide to play another season.
After dining with the enemy Friday night, it's possible cornerback Richard Sherman could be signing with the 49ers, the NFC West rival he's tormented over the years.
Tillerson cancels day's events in Africa due to illness
The news came a day after US President Trump shocked the world, agreeing to meet North Korea's Kim Jong-un by May. While the nature of the illness was not disclosed, it was understood not to be serious, the BBC reported.
Shannon Airport closes until Saturday
Aer Lingus has cancelled all flights scheduled to arrive or depart from Dublin, Shannon, Cork and Belfast today. Yesterday (1 March) the airline was forced to cancel 40 flights due to Storm Emma's risky conditions.
Rockets Win Streak Hits 15 Games With Win Over Celtics
It's their second long winning streak of the season after the NBA-leading Rockets won 14 in a row from November 16 to December 18. After leading the Houston Rockets by six points late in the fourth quarter, the Celtics should have wanted more than that.
Spending big on Sherman would leave the Panthers, who will be about $19 million below the cap when the Smith trade is official, with fewer resources to allocate toward the high-need positions of safety, edge rusher and receiver (still).
Sherman made All-Pro four times in seven seasons with the Seahakws, who released him with a failed-physical designation to spare $11 million on their 2018 salary cap. He has since undergone surgery on his other Achilles.
Shaquill Griffin will return as the starter at right cornerback and the team is expected to tender restricted free agent Justin Coleman to return as the nickel corner. This year's market has some solid young cornerbacks, but none of them are as decorated as Richard Sherman. He joined the Packers' medical staff past year.