Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman grimaced in pain toward the end of the NFC Championship as he sprained his elbow. He will play in the Super Bowl though.
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The Seattle Seahawks secondary was able to contain Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the second half despite injuries.
Safety Earl Thomas and cornerback Richard Sherman both hurt themselves as Thomas dislocated his shoulder, while Sherman injured his elbow – which caused to be unable to extend his left arm.
They both stayed on the field and toughed it out for the rest of the game though as the Seahawks rallied to win, 28-22. Sherman’s MRI exam revealed that he has a sprained elbow.
However, he will to play in Super Bowl 49 against the New England Patriots. Thomas is planning to play as well.
Sports Illustrated Wire reported on Sherman’s injury and game status on Twitter.
— SI Wire (@SI_Wire) January 19, 2015