Posted January 24, 2014

Facebook: Top term used about Richard Sherman was ‘the best cornerback’

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Richard Sherman (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Like him or hate him, Richard Sherman has certainly made a name for himself. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Richard Sherman garnered plenty of attention for his play on Sunday — and even more in the aftermath of his postgame interview with Fox’s Erin Andrews.

The Seahawks cornerback had social media buzzing earlier this week. According to information provided by Facebook, 4.4 million unique users mentioned Sherman on the site from Sunday through Tuesday, generating more than 8.5 million interactions (likes, comments and posts).

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The top terms associated with Sherman mentions were…

1) the best corner/cornerback.
2) the man.
3) classless.
3) the best.
4) a beast.
5) an idiot.
6) a punk.
7) my favorite (new player, cornerback…etc.)
8) awesome.
9) an ass.
10) my hero.

2 comments
axmickl
axmickl

Takes more than one play to make you the best.

cogent
cogent

Seems right. Facebook isn't as anonymous as your comment sections and twitter accounts of the world.