The Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman went on an epic post-game rant right after he deflected a pass intended for the San Francisco 49ers’ Michael Crabtree in the end zone to seal the victory in last Sunday’s NFC Championship game.
As it turns out, both players were wearing microphones during the game. The audio from the moments leading up to Sherman’s controversial interview were aired on Showtime’s Inside the NFL on Wednesday.
Hell of a game, hell of a game,” Sherman said to Crabtree, who responded by shoving Sherman’s facemask.
Watch the clip below to hear just what was said before Sherman trashed Crabtree on live television:
Sherman sat down with CNN’s Rachel Nichols to discuss the fallout from his emotional post-game interview. He expressed regret that it was a distraction for his teammates. Watch it below:
The Seattle Seahawks defeated the San Francisco 49ers 23-17 in the NFC Championship, earning a trip to New York to face Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII.Click here to read more