Richard Sherman needs Tommy John surgery

  • Richard Sherman played Super Bowl XLIX with torn ligaments in his left elbow, according to ESPN. The injury could require offseason Tommy John surgery.Sherman was injured during the NFC Championship game butparticipated in every Seahawks practice leading up to the Super Bowl. He played the entire game Sunday, making two tackles in Seattle's 28-24 Derrick Coleman Jersey lo s.MORE: Jeremy Lane sustains wrist injury | Cliff Avril leaves with concu sionOriginally billed as an elbow sprain, it was reported last week that Sherman was being treated for torn ligaments in his elbow but that it wouldn't affect Justin Hardy Jersey his status for the Super Bowl.Tommy John surgery is most commonly a sociated with MLB pitchers. The timetable for full recoveryranges from eightmonths Ricardo Allen Jersey to one year.The ESPN report did not indicate when Sherman would undergo surgery.UPDATE: Sherman's elbow will require Tommy John surgeryRichard Sherman will need to undergo Tommy John surgery to repair torn ligaments in his left elbow, Seahawks coach Pete CarrollconfirmedMonday. He also said cornerback Jeremy Lane suffered a "significant" broken arm. The injury came after Lane picked off a Tom Jalen Collins Jersey Brady pa s late in the first quarter.Earl Thomas is seeking a second opinion on his injured shoulder, but the expectation is he will need surgery, per Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.As for Sherman, here's what to expect in the following months for surgery, recovery and treatment.