Revis: Sherman needs to stop 'attaching his career to my career'
Darrelle Revis is sick of Richard Sherman. And the Buccaneers cornerback said Sherman needs to "stop attaching his career to my career" and show some "respect."
The man with a fictional NFL island named after him told Jarrett Bell of USA Today that he'd prefer if the Seahawks cornerback would stop "attaching his career" to Revis and "respect the game" a little bit more.
"He needs to quit attaching his career to my career," Revis said. "A lot of people need to have respect for this game. I'm not just talking about him. Respect what people have done to pave the way. Deion paved the way. Rod Woodson paved the way. Darrell Green. Mel Blount. Champ Bailey. Charles Woodson. Yeah, we're the next group, but you don't need to be getting into it with me.
"At the end of the day, this is a fraternity. We're all in this together, competing. But you don't have to shoot nobody else down."
That's been Sherman's speciality -- he's a very talented cornerback but he's also quite the aggressor. See: here when Seattle beat the Patriots and Tom Brady. And see: here, when Sherman went after Falcons wideout Roddy White.
It's part of Sherman's, uh, charm. But Revis doesn't care for it and he definitely doesn't care for Sherman deciding to "crown" himself the best cornerback.
"You can't crown yourself as anything in this league," Revis said. "You've got to earn it."
Revis can try and downplay the drama all he wants, but his smack talk should only serve to rile up Sherman even further. Unfortunately for all of us they can't simply go head-to-head and figure out who's the winner
Fortunately for all of us, the Buccaneers and Seahawks are scheduled for a Week 9 tilt in the 2013 season. There might be a little bit of scrutiny on the cornerback play that afternoon in Seattle.
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