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Along with Doug Baldwin, CB Richard Sherman also came from Stanford, and has been contributing significantly well in 2011.
Thus far, he has recorded 35 tackles (27 solo), one forced fumble, two INTs and nine pass deflects. Not bad for a rookie playing on a defense that's been missing Marcus Trufant for a while.
And last week he got a season-high seven tackles against Washington, as well as his second pick. Versus a potentially explosive offense in Philadelphia on Thursday night, Sherman needs to step up big.
You can anticipate that the Eagles will attack him early and often when throwing the ball, being that he is a rookie, so if you're a Seahawks fan, this is the future at corner.
To this point, he's played quite well, but Philadelphia will be one of the more difficult challenges for the young and prominent DB.
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