This is why I remain a Richard Sherman fan

I have been a Richard Sherman fan since his days at Stanford. During the Bay Area pro day, I said that he would be a steal in the draft.

Since then, he has been nothing but phenomenal in the league. His antics, his loudmouth, I don’t care. It’s really just him being him and the league just can’t handle it. He backs it up and I like it.

This just happened today. He trolls the league hard. He trolls the media hard. He and Doug Baldwin send a message of hypocrisy. I love it. I want more of it. Sherman is good for business.

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When Trolls Attack: True Stories of Athletes and Their Online Antagonists

I just read this even though it came out a week ago. I still am a young cub when it comes to Twitter. Even though my new position with the NFL Network is with social media, there is so much to learn about. One thing is how fans troll athletes. Sometimes it’s out of pure hate, and sometimes it’s done out of their own entertainment. Of course, most times these words would never be uttered in person but behind a screen, that doesn’t matter. When will the athlete and the fan learn that such actions get nowhere?