Richard Sherman Got a Penalty for Reenacting a Beats by Dre Ad
Richard Sherman with the “Choke” signal. Yikes. http://t.co/Ui6GPrA1Ft—
Steve Noah (@Steve_OS) January 20, 2014
After making his game-ending deflection, Richard Sherman did a lot of things, but only one got him an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty: flashing the “choke” sign toward the 49ers. And despite his apparent obsession with Michael Crabtree, Sherman did not intend the gesture for the “mediocre” receiver.
Guys. Guys. Sherman was referencing the Kaepernick Beats By Dre commercial. Guys. OMG. http://t.co/pQx5GccYKQ—
Aaron Campeau (@AaronCampeau) January 20, 2014
It’s not too far-fetched, considering Sherman just came out with a Beats ad of his own: