When the Seattle Seahawks cut Richard Sherman in March, the former All-Pro had a very important decision on his hands.
There obviously was no shortage of criteria for how Sherman would pick his next team, but quarterback was an important piece of the puzzle for the veteran. In the end, as he told SI.com, it came down to choosing between two quarterbacks: Kirk Cousins and Jimmy Garoppolo.
Cousins has ascended toward the top of the NFL’s quarterback hierarchy in recent seasons, and Garoppolo has oodles of potential, but it’s still surprising Sheman wasn’t aiming just a little bit higher, like say, Aaron Rodgers or Tom Brady.
Sherman ultimately picked Garoppolo and the San…