Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Jason Hill seems to think that New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis may be overhyped, due to the market size of New York. "This is a league full of great players. I think sometimes they get overhyped. I talked to Drew [Coleman], Drew played there. He says it's just the aura of New York," Hill told Tania Ganguli of the Florida Times-Union. Hill added, "They got a big media. That's not the Jacksonville paper, that's the big New York Times paper so they get more pub. That's what it is."
No Jason, that's not what it is. Revis is arguably the best cornerback in the NFL. It's not because he gets more "pub". He creates his pub. I think the Jets making the AFC Championship two years in a row had a lot to do with their "pub" as well. Hill went on to say, "This is a game full of good players making plays. He just made a lot more plays on TV than we've made being here in Jacksonville. He's a good player. We respect him."
..yep. He's just made a lot more plays on TV than you've made in Jacksonville. Typically, making a lot of plays signifies you're a great player. That's how it works. "I think the whole New York is overhyped. Him personally, he's a good player, Pro Bowl player, I'm trying to make it to the Pro Bowl, too. This'll be a good game to put some notches on our belts too," Hill continued.
Fortunately for Revis, it doesn't look like he'll have to deal with Jason Hill all that much. As it stands, Hill has missed two days of practice with a hip injury. Maybe this will wind up like when Troy Williamson said he wanted to fight his former coach, Brad Childress, at midfield... then was inactive for the game.
I'm all for smack talk prior to a game, but I typically prefer the person talking smack to have actually done something in the league first.