Cornerback Richard Sherman has been a proposed free agent acquisition for the Pittsburgh Steelers for quite some time, but that possibility became more unlikely Wednesday.
Sherman was arrested and charged with burglary domestic violence early Wednesday morning in Seattle. He was also denied bail. The 33-year-old is currently being held at King County Correctional Facility.
A ten-year NFL veteran, Sherman is a five-time Pro Bowler, three-time First-Team All-Pro selection and one-time Super Bowl champion with Seattle.
Viewed as one of the best cover corners of the past decade, Sherman has 484 career total tackles, 115 passes defended and 36 interceptions, three of which he has returned for touchdowns.
Sherman battled through a calf injury in 2020 that allowed him to play just five games. He recorded 18 tackles, one tackle for loss and an interception.
While it is unknown if the Steelers have reached out to Sherman, they had not as of late May.
“They ain’t call. I can’t make them call,” Sherman told ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith. “I’m good with that. I’m not afraid of the AFC North, you know. It’s a good division. I’d like Pittsburgh. It’s cold, I’d have to bring my winter clothes.”