Darrelle Revis: A Comparison to The NFL’s Best Ever Cornerbacks

May 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Is Darrelle Revis the best cornerback ever? If he plays at the level he played last season for five more years, will his name forever be ingrained in the books as a legend? Will he go down in football mythology as the most dominant cornerback to ever play the game?
Well, what better way to find out than to compare him to the likes of Deion Sanders, Mel Blount, Rod Woodson, and Dick Lane?
Lets's take a look at Revis' opponents last season first: I'll give you a few seconds to let that sink in. That isn't just an impressive season, that is probaby the best season that any cornerback has ever had.
Maybe even the most dominant performance by a football player ever. Remember 4,806 yard, 50 TD season in 2007? I'm sure you do. Well what Revis did this past year is the defensive equivilant of that.
There have been cornerbacks who have had seasons that can rival that, but none that will simply follow the best receiver on the other team around all game, frustrating him more t...

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