Where will Richard Sherman play this season? Oddsmakers say not Seattle

The Seahawks aren't even among the top five teams as favorites to have Sherman in uniform this year.

Where will Richard Sherman play this season? That's not an easy question, but it just might have a "Big Easy" answer.

The Saints are the odds-on favorites to land the Pro Bowl cornerback, according to BookMaker. The Saints are 3:1 favorites to acquire Sherman from the Seahawks, who have admitted they're willing to listen to offers for Sherman.

While Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider have both said it's highly unlikely Sherman leaves Seattle, the oddsmakers disagree. The Seahawks aren't even among the five teams as favorites to have Sherman in uniform this year.

Seattle is sixth with 8:1 odds to retain Sherman, who has been selected to three Pro Bowls since the Seahawks selected him in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Behind the Saints are the Raiders (4:1), where he could potentially join former Seahawks teammate Marshawn Lynch, if Lynch decides to come out of retirement; the Falcons (5:1), Cowboys (5.5:1) and Titans (6:1).

The Jaguars (12:1), Packers (16:1) and Patriots (30:1) follow the Seahawks with "the field" at 3.5:1.

Each of theteams cited by BookMaker definitely needs cornerback help and Sherman, 29, might have worn out his welcome in Seattle after criticizing both Carroll and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell.

Sherman signed a four-year, $56 million contract in 2014 and is due to receive a base salary of $11.4 million this year.

"I just laughit off, man,"Sherman said last month of the trade talk. "It’s funny to me. But sometimes people need to see you gone to realize what you had. The grass isn’t always greener on the other side. But I don’t let things like that bother me. The chips will fall how they’re supposed to."

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