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Richard Sherman suffers ruptured Achilles, out for season

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Published 11:08 p.m. ET Nov. 9, 2017 | Updated 10:29 a.m. ET Nov. 10, 2017

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The Seattle Seahawks accumulated a series of injuries on Thursday night against the Arizona Cardinals, but none was more costly than the one to their star cornerback.

Richard Sherman suffered a ruptured Achilles in the third quarter of the Seahawks’ 22-16 win and will miss the remainder of the season, coach Pete Carroll said. 

Carroll said Sherman would undergo further tests, but that there was “no coming back” from the injury until after surgery.

“He’s been a bastion of consistency, competitiveness and toughness,” Carroll said. “We’re going to miss the heck out of him.”

Sherman said he had been playing through an Achilles injury since a Week 5…

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