Richard Sherman Wants To Return To The NFL, Says His Résumé Should Outweigh ‘A Momentary Lapse In Judgment’

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Richard Sherman wants his record to speak for itself.

Sherman was arrested over the summer on charges of second-degree criminal trespass, third-degree malicious mischief, resisting arrest and driving under the influence of alcohol following an incident in Washington, according to NBC Sports. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

On camera, Sherman can be seen flipping out at a family member’s house, but he wants people to know he’s not defined by one really bad night.

“I’ve got a decade worth of résumé that should stand more firmly than a momentary lapse in judgment. I’ve got a decade of character and tape to be judged off of. If you’re judging me off of a momentary lapse, I’m probably not the player for you either way,” Sherman told USA Today’s Doug Farrar during a recent interview.

You can watch his full comments below.

Will Sherman play in the NFL again? I honestly don’t know, but I would say he has a ways to go to prove he deserves another chance.

We all have bad days, but that doesn’t mean they just get overlooked. Sherman wasn’t accused of simply being too drunk in public.

He was hit with multiple charges and he’s almost certainly going to face a suspension if he’s signed by a new team.

At the same time, I’m a big believer in second chances. If Sherman is getting the help that he needs and is getting everything sorted out, then there’s no reason he doesn’t deserve a second chance.

I’m not a huge believer in third chances, but everyone is owed at least a second chance.

We’ll see if a team takes a chance on him.