Local

Richard Sherman joins 2 others as NFC players of the month

eattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman loses his shoe as he returns an interception for a touchdown during the fourth quarter an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Houston. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Patric Schneider

Richard Sherman joins 2 others as NFC players of the month

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy
Graham, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and Minnesota Vikings kick
returner Cordarrelle Patterson were named the NFC players of the month for
September.

Graham had six touchdown receptions, the most ever for a tight end in
September in NFL history, and he also tallied 27 receptions for 458 yards en
route to claiming the offensive award.

Sherman earned the defensive award after notching two interceptions, returning
one for a 58-yard touchdown, four passes defensed and eight tackles.

Patterson was named the top special teams performer after leading the NFL with
33.8 yards per kick return. He returned 12 kickoffs for 406 yards, including a
105-yard touchdown.

10/03 13:47:26 ET

Copyright © 2013
Metro Networks Inc.