Watch: Richard Sherman uses cardboard cutout to send NFL a message
The ever-eloquent Richard Sherman took a shot at the NFL on Tuesday, and did so in a way that garnered laughs from all the media members in the room.
The Seahawks cornerback, not happy with the $100,000 in fines teammate Marshawn Lynch has racked up for skipping media sessions, brought a cardboard cutout of wide receiver Doug Baldwin to his press conference.
He and Baldwin, who lent his voice while ducking out of sight, pointed out several things he considered to be double standards in the league, and very humorously I might add:
Sherman noted "hypocritical" NFL tells players not to endorse alcohol "yet a beer sponsor is their biggest sponsor" http://t.co/OjK2Dfo1rc— Gregg Bell (@gbellseattle) November 25, 2014
Richard Sherman calling NFL hypocritical for fining Marshawn Lynch $100,000 but wanting players to be its pitchmen for products. #Seahawks— Gregg Bell (@gbellseattle) November 25, 2014
Richard Sherman uses weekly availability to have Doug Baldwin join him mocking NFL's players-media policy. Had a skit mocking ads #Seahawks— Gregg Bell (@gbellseattle) November 25, 2014
Unlike Sherman, Lynch is not a fan of speaking to the media, as was evidenced by Media Day at the Super Bowl in February and this little number on Sunday: