January 12, 2013
The tantalizing matchup: Jones/White vs. Sherman/Browner
By JOHN KRYK, QMI Agency
ATLANTA, GA. - Head-to-head matchups in the NFL don’t get more compelling than this.
Or likely more combative.
When the Atlanta Falcons (13-3, 0-0) play host to the Seattle Seahawks (11-5, 1-0) on Sunday in a divisional playoff game at the Georgia Dome, many are saying the best wide-receiver duo in the league is up against the best cover-cornerback duo in the league.
Namely, Atlanta’s Julio Jones and Roddy White against Seattle’s Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner, the latter a former three-time all-star with the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL.
We asked James Lofton, the Hall of Fame wide receiver, for his view on the hyped matchup.