NFL News: Brandon Marshall vs Darrell Revis in skirmish in Jets practice

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Brandon Marshall of the New York Jets (Cpl Jody Lee Smith/Wiki)

New York Jets stars Brandon Marshall and Darrelle Revis reportedly had a minor skirmish in the latest team practice, reports confirmed. The veteran wide receiver and cornerback trash talked throughout the practice and ended with Marshall attempting to slap Revis but did not land.

“It culminated in a confrontation between plays. An incensed Marshall left the offensive sideline and walked about 20 yards to confront Revis, who was stationed at his cornerback position. They exchanged words, and Marshall unleashed an open-handed slap at Revis, which didn’t land,” ESPN reports.

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According to other info of the skirmish a team official got in between the two veteran stars before it gets bigger. It is said that the trash talk involved Marshall yelling the name of Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins, who was responsible for Revis’ worst career game last season. Revis did not take the trash talk lightly and confronted Marshall.

“I beat him twice times in a row, and on the third, he swung and hit me in the face. Ever since then, it got really competitive. That came back up in that moment. I told him, ‘Don’t ever put your hands in my face again like that.’ He kind of baited me to do it, and I did it. It kind of went too far, but there’s a thin line between football and being a man,” Marshall stated in the article.

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Revis, who is suffering from a minor wrist injury, has 30 combined tackles with 5 interceptions last year. Marshall caught for 1,502 receiving yards last year with 14 touchdowns.

Image credit: Cpl Jody Lee Smith/Wikimedia

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