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Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks Star in Cooking Promo with Michelle Obama

Dan CarsonTrending Lead WriterMay 29, 2014

Richard Sherman’s cooking can save your life, kid.

The Seattle Seahawks cornerback recently joined Russell Wilson, Earl Thomas and Michelle Obama in the White House kitchen to shoot a promotional video for the first lady’s “Let’s Move” campaign.

Jay Busbee of Shutdown Corner spotted the promotional video, which shows Sherman and company cooking up a lean entree of salmon cakes, succotash and peppers—all the things kids love!

Obama acted as sideline reporter and interviewed Sherman, who went into an obligatory remixing of his famous NFC Championship rant.

“Well let me tell you, we the best chefs in the game,” Sherman said. “So when you try us with an easy meal like salmon cakes and succotash, that’s the result you gon’ get.”

Now, before you jump in a campfire, remember Sherman is trotting this old hat out for the kids.

The Let’s Move campaign is dedicated to battling childhood obesity and inspiring America’s youth to do anything besides congeal in front of screens. (You’ll do plenty of that later in life, kiddos!)

As for the Seahawks, this video was likely taken during their trip to the White House earlier this month. The only member missing was running back Marshawn Lynch.

Lynch’s mother, Delisa Lynch, told Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times her son didn’t feel like going.

“No particular reason was given to me,” Delisa said. “He just said he didn’t want to go.”

Rest assured, Lynch would’ve been the last person the first lady would’ve invited for her video. No child is going to pick lean protein and omega-3s over a handful of Skittles.

Kids aren’t about that succotash.


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