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Richard Sherman after tipping a pass that led to a Seahawks game-clinching interception. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty)

If you hit the off button immediately after Colin Kaepernick threw his final interception yesterday in the 49ers 23-17 loss to Seattle, or you just need another reason to root against the Seahawks in the Super Bowl, here you go:

Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman talking like a pro wrestler or maybe even a Batman villain immediately after the game. His target was Niners receiver Michael Crabtree.

Here Sherman calls Crabtree a “sorry receiver:”

And here Sherman calls Crabtree “mediocre”: Watch video

Crabree responded via Twitter:

And from former NFL coach Tony Dungy:

Fox Sports reporter Erin Andrews, who briefly challenged Sherman amid his tirade during one of the interviews, tweeted this:

If you’re wondering just what is going on with this guy, the Mercury News ran a piece titled “Richard Sherman: What Makes Him Tick,” last September.

  • Dan Brekke

    Yeah, well, I turned off the TV just as he was launching into his rant with Erin Andrews. That was a decent play, though, and that Merc article is interesting — though the guy seems to have gotten it wrong about Sherman “mellowing.”

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