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About This Week's Cover

Are you mad, bro? Are you mad that Richard Sherman is gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated? The Seahawks' jaw-jacking corner sits down with Lee Jenkins to discuss his role as the league's most prominent loudmouth -- as well as one of its best cornerbacks. Sherman will also be contributing to SI's new NFL venture, The MMQB.

This Week in SI

Starting New: What better way to kick off the season than with the launch of a mold-shattering NFL website By Peter King

DeMarcus Ware: It feels like business as usual for the Cowboys -- until you see the All-Pro linebacker with his hand on the ground. By Phil Taylor

Richard Sherman: The shrewd, dedicated lockdown defender doesn't mind getting on the nerves of the Seahawks' opponents. By Lee Jenkins

The Sports Gene: The reasons why Albert Pujols can't touch Jennie Finch's riseball, and why A-Rod wouldn't. Book excerpt by David Epstein

Young Gun

Andrew Luck was the rookie sensation that gripped Indianapolis last season, but what about another rookie that was catching his passes? SI Video takes a look at T.Y. Hilton, the young Colt who is primed for an even bigger season in his sophomore campaign.

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