Play Fantasy Use your Fantasy skills to win Cash Prizes. Join or start a league today. Play Now
  • My Scores
  • MLB
  • Golf
  • NFL
  • NCAA FB
  • Tennis

Richard Sherman on Jim Harbaugh: 'I don't deal with him'

By Ryan Wilson | CBSSports.com

Richard Sherman on former college coach, Jim Harbaugh: 'I don't have a relationship with him.' (USTASI)
Before cornerback Richard Sherman was drafted by the Seahawks, he played for Jim Harbaugh at Stanford. That's the same Jim Harbaugh who now coaches the 49ers, the Seahawks' sworn rival in the NFC West. (Also helping said rivalry: Seattle coach Pete Carroll, who has had his own beefs with Harbaugh.)

But after four years together, the two parted ways in 2011 when Sherman entered the NFL Draft.

"I don't have a relationship with him," the cornerback said during an appearance on NFL Network. "I don't try to go any route with him. I don't deal with him; he is not my coach. So I deal with what is going on in Seattle and I keep it there."

Earlier this offseason, Harbaugh weighed in on the rash of Seahawks players suspended for violating the league's substance abuse policy (it's five and counting since 2011).

It prompted Seattle cornerback Brandon Browner to say he'd like to wring Harbaugh's neck, and wide receiver Golden Tate suggested giving Harbaugh the "Sean Lee treatment."

Sherman was much more measured in his response. "I think his comments are what they are," he said. "We are going to be the bigger team, the bigger players."

In case you're wondering, the Seahawks will host the 49ers in Week 2 of the regular season. Notify Siri accordingly.


Follow Ryan Wilson on Google+

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
NEVER MISS A MOCK DRAFT
Sign up to our newsletter and find out who your team could be picking
 

nfl Video

September 19, 2014
Buccaneers at Falcons booth recap (2:29)
1 September 19, 2014
Matt Ryan on dominant win over Bucs
(0:54)
2 September 18, 2014
NFL news and notes
(3:52)
3 September 18, 2014
Ask Bart Anything
(8:09)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Mens Baltimore Orioles Majestic Charcoal 2014 AL East Division Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

MLB Division Champs Gear
Get your team today
Shop Now