Best Defender in All of Sports? Darrelle Revis Still Has Much To Learn

July 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Darrelle Revis thinks he is "the best defender in all of sports." Is this guy serious?
That is a direct quote from No.24 during a recent photo shoot for ESPN The Magazine at New Meadowlands Stadium.
Never mind the fact that this in an absurd statement when one considers that there are dozens upon dozens of different sports, but come on, Darrelle, this is exactly the sort of thing that you simply do not say - ever.
Besides, I doubt very much he'd fare well defending against a Kobe Bryant jumper, a Sidney Crosby slapshot, or - well, you get the point. 
This young man may be one of the main reasons why the 2009 New York Jets were able to eek out a 9-7 season with a rookie quarterback on a steep learning curve, and he could possibly even be the best corner currently playing in the NFL, but he has a lot to learn when it comes to being a real champion.
The reality is, it does not matter if you are the best if you do not practice humility. There is nothing r...

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