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Business as Usual

Sep 8 2016
The Players' Tribune
The Voice of the Game
Sep 8 2016

Football is a business. When the offseason hits and the business of football slows down, that’s when the business of Richard Sherman kicks into gear. That means photo shoots and public appearances. It means opening the doors to his own Wingstop franchise, which he did in August. It means increasing his community involvement by visiting and mentoring kids at schools in and around Seattle.

But it’s not all work and no play for the All-Pro cornerback. He also understands the importance of slowing it down — bowling with his family, shooting hoops in his backyard.

Below is a lens into Richard’s busy offseason work and play.

Richard Sherman gets ready in his hotel room before the Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball Gala on July 9, 2016 in Seattle, WA. (Photo by Taylor Baucom/The Players' Tribune)

Richard Sherman gets ready in his hotel room before the Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball Gala on July 9, 2016 in Seattle, WA. (Photo by Taylor Baucom/The Players' Tribune)

Richard Sherman gets ready in his hotel room before the Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball Gala on July 9, 2016 in Seattle, WA. (Photo by Taylor Baucom/The Players' Tribune)

Richard Sherman gets ready in his hotel room before the Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball Gala on July 9, 2016 in Seattle, WA. (Photo by Taylor Baucom/The Players' Tribune)

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Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle, WA on June 8, 2016. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn for the Players' Tribune)

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Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle, WA on June 8, 2016. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn for the Players' Tribune)

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Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle, WA on June 8, 2016. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn for the Players' Tribune)

Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle, WA on June 8, 2016. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn for the Players' Tribune)

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For more from Richard Sherman throughout the 2016 NFL season, visit his Tuesdays with Richard on Thursdays page.

The Players' Tribune
The Voice of the Game