Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Revis Tells Branch To "Take It Like A Man"

The talk between the New England Patriots and New York Jets just won't die. After Patriots receiver Deion Branch called the Jets "classless", Jets corner Darelle Revis along with a few others took exception to what Branch said.

 "Just take the loss like a man and move on," Darrelle Revis said. "[The Patriots] do stuff as well. I don't know who was doing it or whatever, but if so, whatever. If they would've won, I'm sure they probably would've done the taunting like they did that last game we played them. Their secondary was doing the airplane and just teasing us. So you've got to take it both ways, when you win or lose."That (the mocking of the Jets by Patriots players) was done after the Patriots whipped the Jets 45-3 on December 6.

"That's the same Jet thing they were doing last game and they call us classless?" defensive lineman Trevor Pryce said. We have film of it. We watched them do it, watched the film the night before [Sunday's] game. I don't see why it's such a big deal now when they were doing it. If they had won the game, they'd have called us classless."

That's why I call the Patriots smug and cocky. They always try to act like they're above it all when they're not.

"All the guys on the sideline were like, 'Remember this, remember everything they're doing right now,' " Jerricho Cotchery said. "A lot of people didn't see it, but we took mental notes of it. A lot of those emotions spilled over throughout the week last week. We could've kept a lot of those things in, but we were very fired up about that game."We were just enjoying the win, enjoying the moment. For someone to try to create that perception that we're classless, that's heart-breaking."

When someone teases and taunts them they have no class, when they do it, it's ok. Like when they mocked the Chargers after a playoff win in San Diego. Or when former Patriot Rodney harrison flapped his arms like wings after nailing down a Super Bowl win over the Philadelphia Eagles. What comes around goes around.


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