Four reasons trading Richard Sherman makes sense for the Seahawks

The idea of the Seattle Seahawks moving on from five-time Pro Bowl cornerback Richard Sherman seems a bit absurd on the surface. Why would a Super Bowl contender trade its best defensive player?

When one report broke on Thursday that Seattle would listen to offers for Sherman should teams show serious interest, it was met with a ton of skepticism.

Sherman is the best player at his position in the NFL. He’s still on the right side of 30. And Sherman himself might be coming off the best performance of his career.

We’re here to tell you that Seattle trading Sherman actually makes sense for the team. Here are four reasons why we came to that conclusion.