How Denver will attack Sherman
A look at the Seattle CB's strengths, weaknesses and a game plan for Sunday
I went back to the film room to dissect what makes Sherman so good, what weaknesses he has and how the Denver Broncos should attack him on Sunday.
What makes Sherman special
Sherman has every physical trait that you look for in an elite NFL corner. He has great size (6-foot-3), good speed, length and the ability to elevate and he changes direction with fluidity. He seems to be most comfortable when he is playing aggressive man schemes where he can get in the receiver's face and use his excellent hands (and length) to disrupt the receiver's route. Sherman has a strong punch and he really works to guide receivers where he wants them to go by taking away other route options.
For example, if he wants to funnel the receiver inside
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