Darrelle Revis and Richard Sherman seem like sworn enemies, but they’ve relegated their battles to Twitter.
The Seahawks cornerback has thrown barbs at Revis in the past and on Wednesday, the Jets star finally jabbed back, prompting a full-on cyberwar that spilled over onto television.
The Jets corner got the virtual rumble underway by tweeting, “I never seen a man before run his mouth so much like girl. This dude just steady putting my name in his mouth to get notoriety @rsherman_2” on Wednesday afternoon. That was presumably retaliation for a Sherman tweet earlier Wednesday when the Seahawk said the two best corners in the league, other than himself, were his teammate Brandon Browner and Revis’ teammate Antonio Cromartie.
Sherman notably left out Revis, largely considered the best cornerback in the league. In January, Sherman tweeted, “Women lie, men lie, numbers don’t lie,” with an attached picture of his and Revis’ stats.
Revis followed up his comments Wednesday with another tweet toward Sherman, saying, “Sit down young pup & wait your turn.”
Sherman appears to have been on a flight when the Gang Green corner started the war of words, but was quick to the keyboard once he had landed. “@Revis24 don’t need ya name... Ur name will be irrelevant once u step back on the field bruh. Get ya picks up!” Sherman tweeted.
The spat continued, and even moved onto television when Sherman appeared via phone on ESPN2.
Even as Sherman spoke live, Revis was tweeting smack. “What have you done for me lately,”
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Darrelle Revis, Richard Sherman battle on Twitter over who’s the best cornerback in the NFL
New York Daily News | Feb 21