Richard Sherman just crushed Patrick Peterson on Twitter

July 30, 2014

Richard Sherman could have used this photo, too. (Reuters)

Is Patrick Peterson or Richard Sherman the best cornerback in the NFL?

Who cares? After Peterson edged ahead in the battle to see who would be the league’s highest-paid cornerback, the two took the argument to social media, with another of their sweet little Twitter spats breaking out.

Mr. Sherman fired the opening salvo with a stats-y retweet:

Then Mr. Peterson responded:

To which Mr. Sherman responded with the ultimate burn that only bling can provide:

Over to you, Mr. Peterson. Mr. Peterson?

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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