Los Angeles Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman has supplied bulletin board materials for Tom Brady simply days earlier than the Tremendous Bowl on Sunday ― simply in case the fiercely aggressive New England Patriots quarterback wants further motivation.
“Age has undoubtedly taken a toll,” Robey-Coleman was quoted as saying in Monday’s Bleacher Report in regards to the five-time Tremendous Bowl champ he’ll be squaring off in opposition to. “For him to nonetheless be doing it, that’s an excellent praise for him. However I believe that he’s undoubtedly not the identical quarterback he was. Motion. Pace. Velocity. Arm power. He nonetheless can sling it, however he’s not slinging it as a lot.”
The cross defender continued: “He’s nonetheless doing the identical issues; he’s simply not doing as a lot of it. And generally, it’s not the sharpest.”
The remarks ought to give the 41-year-old Brady a couple of days to stew, and it firmly landed the 27-year-old Robey-Coleman proper again within the middle of controversy. He was the defensive again who appeared to intervene with New Orleans Saints receiver Tommylee Lewis at a crucial second within the NFC championship sport earlier this month however was not flagged.
Robey-Coleman admitted that he interfered, and the non-call induced a furor.
Now he’s getting in Brady’s face earlier than the sport even begins.
Robey-Coleman isn’t the primary critic to marvel if Father Time has gotten the very best of Brady, however the timing is attention-grabbing.