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Marshall snaps back to Sterling Sharpe criticism

Posted on: September 30, 2010 3:59 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

Sterling Sharpe and Mike Mayock took to the teevee Sunday night on NFL Network to discuss the Jets-Dolphins game and started discussing the Fins' final series. You can watch the video here , but the premise is that they gave Brandon Marshall a hard time for being "gassed" (although Sharpe kindly gave Marshall a "pass" because he's still getting used to the heat in Florida) and not looking in shape on the final series when Miami was gunning for a win.

Marshall and offensive coordinator Dan Henning clearly watched the show, because they responded to questions about it after practice on Thursday. You can see the full video of Marshall responding (compiled by the Miami Herald 's Jeff Darlington) below, but for those of you not so visually inclined ...

Marshall: "I don’t honestly think that those guys were elite players, including Sterling Sharpe," Marhsall said. "I know he’s done some good things, but from my understanding, he’s not a Hall of Fame player."

"Did they watch from the stands? Or on TV? Or from their home?" Henning asked. "And they’re going to say that he didn’t have enough left? Are you kidding me?"



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Comments

Since: Jul 2, 2007
Posted on: September 30, 2010 6:07 pm
 

Marshall snaps back to Sterling Sharpe criticism

If I was a coach I would take Sterling over Brandon...any day of the week, Sterling was a stud reciever in his day, all pro 5 of  his 7 years. Sterling was never an issue off the field.

Sorry Brandon your a talented player, but not much of a man and long ways to go before you carry his pads



Since: Aug 23, 2006
Posted on: September 30, 2010 5:32 pm
 

Marshall snaps back to Sterling Sharpe criticism

"although Sharpe kindly gave Marshall a "pass" because he's still getting used to the heat in Florida"

Really? So that wasn't Brandon Marshall I saw playing at the University of Central Florida when I attended from 2004 until 2009?




Since: Sep 13, 2010
Posted on: September 30, 2010 4:48 pm
 

Marshall snaps back to Sterling Sharpe criticism

Wow. I just watched the film, and I'm not sure that I totally agree that Marshall wasn't giving a 100% effort, but he certainly also didn't look like the self-proclaimed best receiver in the NFL who was disappointed with Darrelle Revis holding out. But Brandon Marshall has no clue what he's talking about. Sterling Sharpe not an elite player? What a joke, dude. Sterling Sharpe was at worst a top 5 WR in the game when he was playing, and actually played a lot like Marhsall himself. Sharpe may not ever get into the Hall of Fame because his career was shortened with the neck injury, but he was a better player than a lot of other guys who will get into the hall, such as Cris Carter, and would've gotten into the Hall easily with another 5 years of playing and probably several Super Bowl titles that he would've gotten with the Packers. Brandon Marshall, I love to watch you play, you're a great player, but you really stupid when you say stuff like that.



Since: Sep 28, 2006
Posted on: September 30, 2010 4:46 pm
 

Marshall snaps back to Sterling Sharpe criticism

Marshall sounds like a 2 year old. "oh yea? well you're just a, a nobody". How about just responding to the comment. It wasn't a criticism is was a comment...from commentators. Get it? And whether they HoF players or not has nothing do with the observation.
Sharpe wasn't an elite player? Please. He was absolutely an elite player and who knows what his career might have looked like if a neck injury hadn't ended his career early. He already had set several records and was a major stud from his rookie year on.




Since: Nov 15, 2008
Posted on: September 30, 2010 4:39 pm
 

Marshall snaps back to Sterling Sharpe criticism

I love it when athletes fire back at these idiot analysts.  Go Brandon!


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