Richard Sherman Asking Price for Seahawks Trade Reportedly Dropping

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured ColumnistApril 11, 2017

SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 24:  Cornerback Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks warms up before an NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at CenturyLink Field on December 24, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman has been in numerous trade rumors this offseason, and as Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk noted Tuesday, the Seattle Seahawks are reportedly dropping their asking price for him as they look to complete a deal.   

Mike Garafolo of NFL Network said Tuesday the team is looking for a "first-round pick and another mid-round pick." Last week, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reported the Seahawks were hoping for "a very good player plus a high draft pick."

It could come down to preference whether the Seahawks want a veteran who can contribute immediately or a mid-round pick, but the price is still high.

Tom Pelissero of USA Today reported a deal could be equivalent to what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers gave up in 2013 for Darrelle Revis: the No. 13 overall pick and a conditional fourth-rounder.

Sherman went to his fourth straight Pro Bowl last season and has been named a first-team All-Pro three times. However, his relationship with the Seahawks has apparently soured to the point he asked to be moved.

"He was the one that wanted to be traded initially," ESPN's Adam Schefter reported, via Sheil Kapadia. "The Seahawks were obliging him and his request."

The cornerback is under contract through the 2018 season.


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