Sherman injured himself during the NFC Championship game, but was able to play through Super Bowl 49 despite the issue. It was initially believed Sherman would need surgery after the game, but he's feeling better now, and will attempt to rehab the injury. There's still a chance Sherman will need surgery if rehab doesn't work.
Along with Sherman, Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett will receive his entire $6 million salary for the 2015 season after it became guaranteed and safety Earl Thomas also had his $5.5 million base salary for the 2015 season fully guaranteed Saturday.
The coach said Sherman "needs to go have that baby first" -- Sherman's girlfriend is expecting -- and then the team will further evaluate Sherman's injury. Sherman tore ligaments in his elbow in the NFC Championship Game and played through it.
Even if Sherman undergoes surgery, Carroll said he expects him to be ready for the start of next season.
Sherman hurt his elbow in the NFC Championship Game vs. Green Bay. However, he was able to play in Sunday's Super Bowl loss against the Patriots.
Sherman played through Super Bowl 49 with torn ligaments in his elbow, and may have to undergo the surgery during the offseason. Sherman initially suffered the injury during the NFC Championship game, but was able to play through it. He was able to use his arm to make tackles during the Super Bowl as well. It's unclear how long Sherman would be out if he does have the surgery.
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