Richard Sherman visits 49ers on day of Seahawks release

Richard Sherman visits 49ers on day of Seahawks release

From the sound of his most recent tweet, it doesn't sound like former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman signing with the San Francisco 49ers is imminent.

The 29-year-old spent the first seven seasons of his National Football League career with the Seahawks, including their Super Bowl winning season of 2013.

It might create a tough sight for Seahawks' fans: Sherman wearing a San Francisco 49ers uniform.

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The odds of Sherman remaining, though, may not be too high as it's thought he's excited to see what may else be out there, and that if he has to take a pay cut he'd rather do it elsewhere than in Seattle.

Sherman, a Stanford alum who will turn 30 on March, is recovering from a torn right Achilles tendon he sustained in November, an injury that caused him to miss games for the first time in his seven-year career. Sherman expects to be ready for the regular season but could be limit in August for training camp and parts of the preseason.

The NFL has been a whirlwind of trades and free agency signings recently.

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If his recovery is going well they will try to get a contract done. He is expected to have his first free agent meeting with the 49ers. Sherman said he has received interest from the Tennessee Titans, Oakland Raiders, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Green Bay Packers. Saleh has implemented a defensive system that is similar to the Seahawks. The move was to save a lot of money and get the team under the salary cap.

The Bucs are certainly in need of cornerback help. Sherman has more interceptions (32) than any defensive back drafted since joining Seattle.

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