Yeah this is exactly what it is. It's about ratings, they don't want people to stop watching because of a blow out. They may fail at that sometimes but do a good job at it mostly. That and "storylines" get pushed.
Yeah, but he's 33 years old now. I'm not saying Sherman couldn't play man, but his bread-and-butter was in zone. And now he's old and had some lower leg injuries. It is just a risk to ask him to do the same thing our younger corners are asked to do.