Not even Jalen Ramsey's grandmother is safe from his trash talk

Annette Crawford
September 14, 2018

The Jaguars cornerback did put Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in the "does not suck" category though he's been less impressed with tight end Rob Gronkowski.

When asked to clarify if he'd really tackle his grandmother, Ramsey without hesitation reiterated his statement, and told the media that he, of course, loves her and that she understands his competitive nature.

"Might be insane", Ramsey said. They've got the same players, similar scheme - I mean, as good as any defense we'll face all year.

"He's good, but like, you saying this to me, is this supposed to bring fear to me or something?"

"I don't live my life with regrets, man. Things happen". I'm sure I'm gonna have opportunities go against him.

While he continued on the same vein, Thursday's comment was slightly different than what Ramsey had to say in August. He's a good player and whatever the opportunities are, I just got to take advantage of them and play hard and whatever it is.

Jacksonville planned in the previous meeting to let Ramsey cover Gronk when the tight end lined up wide, outside the hash marks.


The corner elaborated: "Any time Gronk has been matched up with a corner, he's had a very bad game - and that corner has had a very good game".

It's nearly enough to leave Ramsey speechless when it comes to the likes of Gronkowski and Brady.

Ramsey honestly and entertainingly made headlines last month with his comments in ESPN The Magazine and GQ that were less than complimentary about certain National Football League players.

"When you play the game of football, I feel like to respect the game you have to play it fierce", Ramsey said as the Jaguars (1-0) prepared to play the New England Patriots (1-0) at TIAA Bank Field Sunday at 4:25 p.m. "You gotta play it - I don't believe in having friends on the field", he said. I'm very confident in all of my teammates on the defensive side of the ball. If my brother, my dad, my mom, my grandma was out there, it's on. Right now we're focused on our preparation for the game. Football's not a game meant to be played being nice to each other and all that like kumbaya. "I won't be surprised if it was the whole game. After the game's over with, that's cool".

In response to that chatter, head coach Bill Belichick has chosen to move past that dialogue with his focus on preparing his team for Sunday's tilt that will be a rematch of the AFC Championship game, via Tyler Sullivan of 247 Sports.

"No, I definitely would". She know that. My grandma knows that. Would she hit me back?

You've been warned, Grandma.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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