Richard Sherman may miss Super Bowl XLIX this weekend if more pressing matters arise. According to the New York Daily News, the Seattle Seahawks cornerback and his girlfriend are expecting their first child together.

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Sherman is hoping the baby will wait.

“He’s not supposed to come on Sunday,” Sherman said Thursday during his final pre-Super Bowl press conference at the Arizona Grand Hotel. “Obviously that would change some things, but I think he’s going to be a disciplined young man and stay in there until after the game. He’s going to do his father his first favor and stay in there for another week or two.”

I wouldn't be surprised if his girlfriend went into labor the day of the Super Bowl. Thats just how life works some times. Thats tough decision to make. What would you do in his situation miss the game and see the birth of your first child or win another SuperBowl ? What would be even worse if he misses the birth of his son and loses the game.