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November 20, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Could Richard Sherman play wide receiver?

Whether the Seahawks have issues with their receivers depends a little on who you talk to.

Ask Doug Baldwin, and the answer is a definite no.

In fact, in the video below of Wednesday’s media session with offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, you can hear Baldwin ask Bevell if the receivers are having trouble getting open.

Baldwin was making a point that he’s made often before — he thinks Seattle has all it needs in its receiving corps.

But with Seattle’s passing game having gone for less than 200 yards in each of the last four games, some have wondered if the Seahawks need a boost in their receiving corps, and that has led to lots of talk radio speculation this week that maybe an answer could come from Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman, who played receiver at Stanford

Sherman had some fun with the idea of playing receiver on Wednesday, saying “I’d be pretty good. Shoot you can hardly touch ‘em (receivers). So if you could hardly touch me, I’d have a nice day.”

He later joked that he would want any speculation to come from “an anonymous source” which was Sherman making a reference to his continued irritation about some of what has been written about the Seahawks this year that has come from anonymous sources.

Also weighing in on the issue today was former UW and Seattle QB Brock Huard, who said during this segment on 710 ESPN Seattle that Sherman could definitely do it, but shouldn’t for the good of the team, that his value as a cornerback is too high.

I’d never discount this organization trying anything. But I’d imagine that for now, the Seahawks would side with Huard’s view of this.

2014-11-20 00:14:56 +0000

 

 

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