Cornerback Richard Sherman says that the real Super bowl was decided in the NFC Championship betwen the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers, rather than Sunday’s debacle with the Denver Broncos.
If that’s true then it makes Sherman’s tip in the end zone to end that game the play that finally brought the Lombardi trophy to Seattle.
Immediately following the game-saving deflection, Sherman became a national icon for yelling at Fox Sports sideline reporter Erin Andrews during a rant in which he called wide receiver Michael Crabtree mediocre. The next day was a national holiday celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, but that didn’t stop thousands of irate and idiotic sports fans from directing racial epithets Sherman’s way.
All of the controversy surrounding Sherman means that his deflection is likely to go down as one of the most memorable plays in the history of the NFL. One pair of Seahawks fans wants to remember it for the rest of their lives, so they made it the subject of their save-the-date card.
I’m of the age that my friends are segregating into two inconsolable social circles: the married and the unmarried. Too often the married friends change and become boring, has-been shells of their former selves. In a word, mediocre. At least this couple looks like it knows how to keep the good times rolling. Don’t ever change, Cory and John!
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