Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman said Wednesday he has no plans to see the Concussion movie.
The recently-released film Concussion has stirred a lot of conversation about the possible long-term health impacts of football and the NFL’s handling of the potential dangers to its players.
One current NFL player who saw the movie and said he felt “betrayed” by the league after watching it is New York Jets’ offensive lineman D’Brickashaw Ferguson.
But one of the league’s most outspoken players — Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman — said Wednesday he has no plans to see the movie.
The NFL, though, may not necessarily rush to publicize Sherman’s response as a defense of the league’s policies.
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“I have not (seen it),” Sherman said. “I see a concussion movie every Sunday. For free. Don’t need to go to the theater.”
The Concussion movie, starring Will Smith, opened on Christmas Day. If ticket sales are an indication, it has not struck much of a chord with the public.
But many current and former players have made an impact on them, including former Seahawk Darryl Tapp.