The man in the middle of the CB Richard Sherman vortex on the sideline Sunday, defensive coordinator Kris Richard, took responsibility for the rare display of public discord among the Seahawks.
"I'm very hard on our guys -- I coach them hard," he said after practice Thursday. "In light of those situations, maybe I need to calm down. Just relax, take it all within itself . . . we gotta know that nobody wants to harm this defense."