• My Scores
  • NFL
  • MLB
  • Golf

Tom Brady on Richard Sherman's rant: 'He's that kind of guy'

By Ryan Wilson | CBSSports.com

Tom Brady on Richard Sherman: 'He's that type of guy.' (USATSI)
Tom Brady on Richard Sherman: 'He's that kind of guy.' (USATSI)

More SB coverage: XLVIII odds | Expert picks | Latest news


Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman likes to talk. It helps that he can back it up, something he has done pretty much every week for four months now. Most recently, late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's NFC Championship Game against the 49ers, when he deflected a Colin Kaepernick pass into the hands of teammates Malcolm Smith for a game-deciding interception.

In an on-field interview moments after the final whistle, Sherman exploded in a wave of adrenaline and emotion directed squarely at 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree. Turns out, the two have a history.

Sherman also has a history with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, dating back to the 2012 season. To hear Sherman tell it, Brady was talking trash during that matchup and in the cornerback's mind, this was unacceptable.

"I kept saying I'm going to get that next time. Every TV timeout, I went up and said it right to [Brady]: 'Please keep trying me. I'm going to take it from you,'" Sherman said at the time. "That was when they were winning. He just gave me that look and said, 'Oh, I'll see you after game.' Well, I made sure I saw him after the game."

The Seahawks would go onto win, leading to Sherman's "U Mad Bro" post-game tweet.

There was also this:

We dredge all this up because on Monday, a day after the Patriots lost to the Broncos in the AFC Championship Game, Brady was asked about Sherman's post-game tirade.

"I don't know him at all. I've watched him play. He's that kind of guy," Brady told WEEI (via NESN's Doug Kyed). "So, you know. I approach the game -- and I have respect for my opponents. That's the way our team always plays. We win with graciousness, and when we lose, we could do better."

Sherman tweeted this at Crabtree after Sunday's victory but we're guessing it could just as easily apply to Brady.

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

August 3, 2015
Jerry Reese on Giants season and NFC East division (4:20)
August 3, 2015
Yankees defeat White Sox 12-3
(3:20)
August 3, 2015
John Mara on JPP
(4:29)
August 3, 2015
Jon Beason talks Giants defense
(5:21)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's Nike Charcoal Denver Broncos Training Camp Performance T-Shirt

NFL Training Camp Gear
Get your favorite team
Shop Now

2016 Super Bowl
Super Bowl