In Seattle, the secondary comes first

With its swagger, the "Legion of Boom" has captured the hearts of Seahawks fans

Updated: January 10, 2014, 1:54 PM ET
By Elizabeth Merrill | ESPN.com

SEATTLE -- There was always a plan. To the rest of the league, it was obnoxious: four defensive backs strutting, dancing and flapping their gums in a faraway corner forgotten by football. "I love you, Bro," they'd say to each other during warm-ups. And opponents hated playing them.

But this is just the way Richard Sherman choreographed it. He'd sit up at night, going over his material like a comedian about to take the stage. I've seen better hands on a snake. You're a bunch of bad routes ...

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