Earlier this month, former LSU Tiger and current Arizona cornerback Patrick Peterson made it known that he thinks he is worth all, if not more money than Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman who signed a $57.4 million extension on May 12th.
Sherman responded right away on Twitter:
Recently on a Phoenix radio show, Peterson was asked about Sherman's tweet, and he had this to say about the Seahawks cornerback, per ESPN
"I believe if you put him in our system I don't think he'd be able to last, honestly," Peterson said on "The Bickley Show with Vince Marotta" on Arizona Sports 98.7 in Phoenix. "I actually do much more than he is."
"I don't want to get into that debate as far as the stats that he has and things he has," Peterson said. "Obviously, his job is definitely much easier than mine. If you look at their scheme and look at our scheme, he's a Cover 3 corner. Period."
"He's only covering space. He's not really covering a guy," Peterson said. "At the end of the day, he has great stats and he has great playmaking ability, not taking that away from him because he is a good corner.
"But as far as being a shutdown corner, man-to-man guy, in my eyes, I don't believe he's that."
Don't expect Sherman to give up this debate anytime soon.