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Published: March 9, 2018 at 01:11 p.m.
Updated: March 10, 2018 at 08:17 p.m.

Mind-boggling stats: Richard Sherman

Richard Sherman is going to the San Francisco 49ers! Take a look at these mind-boggling stats from Richard Sherman's seven seasons with the Seattle Seahawks.

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  • Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman leads the NFL with 32 interceptions since entering the league in 2011. He also leads the league in passes defensed (99) and completion percentage allowed (47.4) in that span (min. 300 targets). 6

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    Leadership skills

    Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman leads the NFL with 32 interceptions since entering the league in 2011. He also leads the league in passes defensed (99) and completion percentage allowed (47.4) in that span (min. 300 targets).

  • The Seattle Seahawks allowed 5.6 more PPG in games Sherman did not play in 2017 (Weeks 11-17). However, they allowed nearly 20 fewer pass YPG in games without Sherman last season. 5

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    With or without

    The Seattle Seahawks allowed 5.6 more PPG in games Sherman did not play in 2017 (Weeks 11-17). However, they allowed nearly 20 fewer pass YPG in games without Sherman last season.

  • Opposing quarterbacks averaged fewer pass YPG but had a higher passer rating against the Seahawks in games Sherman did not play in 2017. 4

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    Opposition

    Opposing quarterbacks averaged fewer pass YPG but had a higher passer rating against the Seahawks in games Sherman did not play in 2017.

  • Sherman primarily lines up on the left side of the defense (to the offense's right). Since 2015, the Seahawks have seen opponents attempt fewer passes to the right than any team in the NFL (659 attempts). 3

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    Pick a side

    Sherman primarily lines up on the left side of the defense (to the offense's right). Since 2015, the Seahawks have seen opponents attempt fewer passes to the right than any team in the NFL (659 attempts).

  • Sherman's contract info, per OvertheCap: $13.2 million cap number in 2018 (sixth-highest among all CBs). The Seahawks are saving $11 million in cap space by cutting Sherman before June 1 ($2.2 million in "dead" money). 2

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    OvertheCap

    Sherman's contract info, per OvertheCap: $13.2 million cap number in 2018 (sixth-highest among all CBs). The Seahawks are saving $11 million in cap space by cutting Sherman before June 1 ($2.2 million in "dead" money).

  • According to Lance Zierlein, these teams have a need for a cornerback: Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans. 1

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    In need

    According to Lance Zierlein, these teams have a need for a cornerback: Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans.