Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman told reporters after Sunday's NFC Championship Game win that he will "100 percent be able to play" in the Super Bowl.

By SI Wire
January 18, 2015

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman told reporters after Sunday's NFC Championship Game win that he will "100 percent be able to play" in the Super Bowl, according to NBC's ProFootballTalk.

Sherman injured his elbow during Seattle's 28-22 win over the Green Bay Packers after getting his left arm tangled trying to make a tackle in the fourth quarter. He was checked out by trainers on the sideline and could be seen holding his arm against his midsection while playing.

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According to SI's Robert Klemko, X-rays on Sherman's elbow came back negative.

Sherman picked off Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers on the game's opening possession and finished with three tackles. Following the game, he tweeted the following:

The Seahawks play the winner of the AFC title game between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on Feb. 1. 

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