As far as Sunday nights go, Richard Sherman’s was pretty spectacular. First, the Seattle Seahawks extraordinary and exuberant cornerback delivered a game-clinching, turnover-inducing tip against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game to secure his team’s berth in Super Bowl XLVIII. Then, he sent shock waves throughout the social media universe with a heated postgame interview for the ages.
A few hours later, Sherman had people buzzing again, this time in collecting circles, when one of his autographed Rookie Cards from Panini America’s 2013 Contenders Football release sold on eBay for a staggering $1,475.01. That’s not a misprint. One thousand. Four hundred. Seventy-five. Dollars. The appropriate response — whether you’re watching Sherman make plays or watching one of his autographed trading cards close at auction — is “Wow!”
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