The last time ebullient Seattle Seahawks defender Richard Sherman faced a quarterback named “Manning” in MetLife Stadium, the self-appointed “best corner in the game!” certainly played the part, picking off Eli twice in a 23-0 Seattle shutout of the New York Giants just 10 days before Christmas. This Sunday, Sherman and the Seahawks return to MetLife no doubt looking for a similar performance against Eli’s older brother in Super Bowl XLVIII.
The jersey that Sherman wore in that Week 15 performance against the Giants, however, will not be making the trip — and Panini America’s 2013 National Treasures Football will be a whole lot cooler as a result. Last week, that very jersey that Sherman wore while recording his fifth and sixth interceptions of the 2013 season arrived at Panini America HQ, a truly special delivery that received instant rock-star status.
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