Washington Redskins $75M man, Josh Norman, has been the talk of the NFL this past week. The all-pro cornerback was the subject of criticism around the league for not primarily matching up with Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, who’s widely considered to be the best pass catcher in the game. Get ready for more of the same this week as word out of the nation’s capital suggests Norman will not draw the assignment of covering another elite wide receiver; Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys.
Six days after cornerback Bashaud Breeland was burned repeatedly by Steelers playmaker Antonio Brown (eight catches for 126 yards and two scores), a performance that included keeping Brown away from Norman most of the game, the ‘Skins are not expected to break from their scheme and create Norman Island, reports Ian Rapoport via NFL.com
Here is how Norman explains it in his own words.
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Who do you side with?