Nnamdi Asomugha vs. Darrelle Revis: Who Is Really on an Island?

May 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the big year Darrelle Revis had in 2009, it looks like All-World cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha has a new rival. Revis killed it this past season with 6 INTs and 31 pass deflections. He has been given credit for shutting down the likes of Terell Owens, Chad Ochocinco, Andre Johnson, and Steve Smith in 2009. The brash corner is a great fit for the New York media as being in New York and playing on the league's best defensive unit has brought the name "Revis Island" to the fore. 
Meanwhile, Asomugha and everything that comes with him compares modestly to that of Revis. Nnamdi is a soft spoken man that plays in Oakland. The defensive team he plays on is the 31st ranked defense compared to the first ranked Rex Ryan created defense. Asomugha also comes up short on the statistical end of things. He had just one INT and three passes deflected.
With all of the above on Revis' side, it is no wonder that he was the one the media deemed as the one&...

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