Richard Sherman, Seahawks have not had contract extension talks yet

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Wednesday February 12th, 2014

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman hasn't heard about an extension yet, but it's expected to come this spring. (Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images) Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is expected to get an extension this spring. (Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman -- who believes he's the best cornerback in the league -- became eligible for a new contract Dec. 29. For now, ProFootballTalk is reporting, there has been no discussion between Sherman and the team about a contract extension.

After his team won its first Super Bowl in franchise history, it's expected that Sherman will ask the Seahawks to work out a new agreement. Negotiations for a new contract are expected to take place in the spring, 

Sherman, a fifth-round pick in 2011, has one year left on his rookie contract and is slated to make $1.389 million in 2014.

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