The Seahawks rallied from a 14-0 deficit for a 24-14 victory over the Redskins on Sunday, and loud-mouthed Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman continued his brash ways after the game ended. Sherman, who gave Patriots quarterback Tom Brady an earful following their game in Seattle on Oct. 14, didn't get away unscathed this time, as Washington lineman Trent Williams shoved his hand in Sherman's face and smacked him away.
According to Sherman, Williams initiated the confrontation. "He came up and tapped me, 'What's up now? I'll swing on you," Sherman told USA Today, saying that he responded: "Swing!"
Added Sherman: "He told me he was going to swing, and he swung. That's what he did, and that's that. He thought I was going to be scared. I'm not scared."
Sherman acknowledged that his chirping must be getting to opponents.
"I guess so," he said. "You know, the playoffs, everybody gets a little frustrated. You lose, your season's over. I guess you can call it frustration. But you never want to be involved in that. I wasn't looking for anything. I was trying to shake hands. That's how it happens sometimes."
Williams admitted he might have overreacted. "Just high emotions, man," he said. "I let them get the best of me. It's nobody's fault but mine. I've got to calm down a little bit."
Later in the evening, Sherman and Williams worked things out via Twitter.
Tweeted Sherman: Received a very classy text from @TrentW71. Great player! This is an emotional game no ill will either way. Have a great Pro Bowl! Well deserved.
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