Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas to play in Super Bowl Despite Injury

Seattle Seahawks Pro Bowl defensive backs Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas both are expected to play in Super Bowl XLIX despite suffering injuries in the NFC Championship Game.

Sherman told ESPN’s John Clayton that an MRI taken Monday revealed an elbow sprain. The star cornerback suffered the injury in the second half Sunday but remained in the game as the Seahawks rallied for a 28-22 overtime victory against the Green Bay Packers.


Thomas dislocated his shoulder in the first half Sunday and also underwent an MRI on Monday.

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