Richard Sherman is the proud father to a newborn baby son

Thursday February 5th, 2015

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman may have missed out on a second Super Bowl ring, but he got an amazing consolation prize in the form of his first child on Thursday.

Sherman announced the birth early Thursday morning on his Twitter account.

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As the cornerback notes, his son's birthday lines up perfectly with his jersey number 25.

Sherman went against his coach's suggestion of "Li'l Petey" and has named his child Rayden, according to SI's Peter King.

The new dad's teammates are already offering to help out.

Brendan Maloy

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