FILE - In this July 27, 2014, file photo, Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman, right, kisses his girlfriend, Ashley Moss, following an NFL football camp practice in Renton, Wash. Ashley Moss gave birth to the couple's first child Thursday morning, Feb. 5,
Elaine Thompson, File
February 05, 2015

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Just as Richard Sherman predicted, his new son was a disciplined young man.

Sherman's girlfriend, Ashley Moss, gave birth to the couple's first child Thursday morning, four days after the Super Bowl. Sherman tweeted about the birth around 4 a.m. PST.

''My son sure does know how to make an entrance! 2/5/15... Is it a coincidence or is he just that clever?! Either way I'm ecstatic,'' Sherman, whose jersey number is 25, tweeted.

The pending birth and what Sherman would do if Moss - who was in Arizona with the team - went into labor around game time became one of the biggest stories of Super Bowl week.

Three days before the game, Sherman joked, ''I think he's going to be a disciplined young man and stay in there until after the game. He's going to do his father his first favor and stay in there for another week or two.''


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