Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Deion Sanders or Derrelle Revis? Who ya got?

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At this point I think it's pretty clearly Deion because of how many different ways he could change a game. When you factor in the returns, he could touch the ball twice in 60 minutes and be the MVP, it was crazy. Sanders was more then just a football player though, he was an entertainer, a game all in himself. In an era when the Cowboys were America's Team with the trio of Emmit Smith, Michael Irvin and Troy Aikman he was the equivalent of all three in one on the defensive side of the ball. Teams rarely threw to his side of the field, let alone his man. While Sanders was slight in his build and not a very good tackler he more then made up for it in his speed and quickness which allowed him to cheat on route's and bait the quarterback into making a throw to a receiver that looked open only to make the recovery and interception. 

Revis is much more of an all-around defender, better tackler, more solid build. Revis isn't nearly as flashy and does not make a spectacle of his dominance. Revis is bold and def makes his opinion of his greatness known but your more likely to hear from coach Rex Ryan then from the man himself. I think Revis can go down as one of the best of all-time, but he's not Neon Deion.