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On Monday, the NFL issued a warning to the Seattle Seahawks instead of docking their second-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.
The warning comes after the team violated the NFL’s policy for failure to list cornerback Richard Sherman’s knee injury on their injury report for the second half of this past season.

During the season, the team listed Sherman on the injury report in 11 of their final 12 games, but they never listed a knee injury.
In the 10 of those 11 weeks, Sherman missed practice and was listed as “non-injury related” and in week 12, Sherman’s injury was listed as an ankle injury.
The NFL’s rule clearly states-

“If any player has a significant or noteworthy injury, it must be listed on the practice report, even if he fully participates in practice and the team expects that he will play in the team’s next game.”

After the season in an 710 ESPN Seattle radio interview where the Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said about Richard Sherman “dealt with a significant knee [injury] the whole second half of the season.”
Also, the Seahawks GM John Schneider stands firmly in saying that the team followed the league’s rules.
“He never missed (a game). The guy was a total stud about it,” Schneider said via the Seattle Times. “So yeah, I think Pete (Carroll)– it was in a press conference at the end of the season and (he) was quite frankly was sticking up for the different bumps and bruises and issues that Richard had and I think that’s why they’ve gone ahead with this. But we feel like we didn’t do anything that was malicious at all.”