Darrelle Revis vs. Richard Sherman

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If you had to choose one, who would you select?

There's a famous quote from Muhammad Ali where he said, "I figured if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest." Richard Sherman, the outspoken cornerback from the Seattle Seahawks, seems hell bent on a mission to do the same. Sherman isn't content to let his actions speak for themselves; he's spent this offseason asserting his dominance over Darrelle Revis, Roddy White, basically, anyone who people have said is better than him.

As for Roddy White, I think this clip says enough (apologies for the quality):

But as for Darrelle, Sherman has repeatedly said to stack the numbers and it would be self-evident that he was better than Revis. Well, Pro Football Focus did. And here's what they have to say. If you read the article, you'll see that PFF agrees that from a numbers standpoint, Revis is superior in what he's asked to do as well as the results.

Today, Revis, for whatever reason, decided it was time to respond to Sherman's assertions that he was the best cornerback in the league:

Sherman responded with:

Sherman also has deleted some of his tweets regarding him having more interceptions than Revis, which I was unfortunately unable to screenshot.

Unless you're Sherman, it's pretty hard to argue that he's on Revis' level, injury or not. Sherman's had a very good year and is a very good cornerback... but my advice? Don't pick a fight with arguably the greatest of all time when it's in serious doubt that you can carry his jock strap.

As Ali once said, "It's not bragging if you can back it up." Revis can back it up. Can Sherman?

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