Richard Sherman ruptured his achilles on Thursday Night and will miss the remainder of the 2017 season.
Sherman exited the game in the third quarter and did not return. He says he expects to undergo surgery after swelling in the Achilles goes down in the next few days.
Thank you for all of the thoughts and prayers! l will do everything in my Power to come back faster and stronger than ever. Until then l will be here to cheer my teammates on! l sincerely appreciate the outpouring of support! Means a lot to me.
— Richard Sherman (@RSherman_25) November 10, 2017
Seattle won the game 22-16 over Arizona but the loss of their shutdown corner was all that was on the minds of Seahawks players as they took to social media to offer their prayers and encouragement.
@RSherman_25 thank you for being an amazing leader and teammate. GET WELL SOON!!
……..but forreal doe hurry up lol
— Nazair Jones (@nazjones90) November 10, 2017
— Bobby Wagner (@Bwagz54) November 10, 2017
One of the greatest to do It! Wishing my brother @RSherman_25 a speedy recovery!
— Cj Prosise (@Prosisely_22) November 10, 2017
Tough divisional game tonight. Thank God we pulled it out. My prayers are with those who got hurt today. Thursday games are a grind!!
— Dwight Freeney (@dwightfreeney) November 10, 2017
Prayers going up????@RSherman_25
— DeAndre Elliott (@agentdre0019) November 10, 2017
That was a tough game.. great road win. Praying for you @RSherman_25
— Luke Willson (@LWillson_82) November 10, 2017
Always nice to get the W, but heartbroken for 25. I know you will come back stronger than ever @RSherman_25 !
— Blair Walsh (@BlairWalsh3) November 10, 2017
Prayers up for @RSherman_25
— Tyler Lockett (@TDLockett12) November 10, 2017
One of the best to ever step on a football field.
Amazing teammate & friend.
You will be back stronger than ever.
— Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) November 10, 2017
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) November 10, 2017
Seattle moved to 6-3 with the win and returns home to face the Falcons on ESPN’s Monday Night Football, November 20.