Richard Sherman while playing Madden: 'Check the football, ref'

Thursday January 29th, 2015

The Super Bowl isn't until this Sunday, but Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen decided to settle the outcome a few days early with a game of Madden. 

After the Madden version of Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass to Julian Edelman, Sherman cried foul, according to the Boston Globe

"Check the football, ref," he said. 

To our knowledge, Madden hasn't yet installed a cheat code for deflating footballs. Even if the game's virtual footballs could be deflated, it's doubtful Sherman would have benefited: His Seahawks were shut out by Vereen's Patriots, 14-0. 

Someone should ask the Madden version of the Patriots' locker room attendant if he knows anything. 

- Stanley Kay

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