It’s not like it was bad. He’s allowed to be excited for the next phase of his career. But Richard Sherman had to know this was coming.
The new San Francisco 49er was on the losing end of a Week 1 date with the Minnesota Vikings. And while his personal performance wasn’t exactly a stinker, the timing and self-awareness probably needed to be better:
Blessed to step back on the field. pic.twitter.com/R7LcbQTFQb
— Richard Sherman (@RSherman_25) September 9, 2018
By itself, this is kind of innocuous. But don’t tell that to the tweethearts out there, who wasted zero time in dragging Sherman.
Put some aloe on your burns from Diggs
— Adam Gill (@UHBulldogs11) September 9, 2018
Lol, SKOL Vikings. Nice coverage lol
— ?LITTLE DERBS? (@BallerDerbae) September 9, 2018
Little Derbs with the big burn.
Diggs was also blessed to have you back on the field.
— Bobby Turkalino (@Aaddaamm87) September 9, 2018
What he said.
You got your lunch ate by diggs
— Chaz (@ChazCharley) September 9, 2018
Tried and true!
For those wondering what happened between Sherman and Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs, here you go:
Stefon Diggs put Richard Sherman in that spin cycle. ?
(via @thecheckdown) pic.twitter.com/d23nAv4Agk
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) September 9, 2018
Yep, that’ll do it.
Chin up, Sherm. You’ll weather this storm.