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Baldwin: Sherman 'was terrible' when moved to CB

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07:26 AM ET 01.27 | On a day when Richard Sherman went the subdued route, Doug Baldwin had plenty to say -- including about his teammate. (On Sherman's transition to defensive back in college) "To be honest, when he first switched over he was awful, he was terrible. He couldn't backpedal, he couldn't track the ball, and he didn't really try to quick jam, because he would get lost at the line of scrimmage. We had wonderful coaches at Stanford, they kind of honed in his skills, made him focus more on the details and then when he got here he kind of blossomed into amazing defensive back that he is now. He never in his mind had doubt that he would be one of the greatest, he's always said that he was going to be one of the greatest whether he was going to be a receiver or a defensive back."

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January 27, 2014  07:51 AM ET

We saw the best cornerback last night in the ProBowl. Enough about Sherman. One interview outburst and 2 weeks of blather. Really?

January 27, 2014  08:20 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

We saw the best cornerback last night in the ProBowl...

You watched the Pro Bowl?



HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

January 27, 2014  08:22 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

You watched the Pro Bowl? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

And again... HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!

January 27, 2014  08:24 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

You watched the Pro Bowl? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

That is funny! I seriously didn't know it was on.

January 27, 2014  08:33 AM ET

Please forgive me. I'm just not as into the reality shows like you guys... just sayin'

January 27, 2014  08:35 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

You watched the Pro Bowl? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

Watched tennis in the morning, golf in the afternoon and football at night. Perfect day.

January 27, 2014  08:57 AM ET

I was too.

January 27, 2014  08:57 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

...I'm just not as into the reality shows like you guys... just sayin'

<hangs head... goes back to catching up on "True Detectives" while waiting for new season of "Survivor">

January 27, 2014  09:32 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

We saw the best cornerback last night in the ProBowl. Enough about Sherman. One interview outburst and 2 weeks of blather. Really?

Deion Saunders?

January 27, 2014  09:33 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Watched tennis in the morning, golf in the afternoon and football at night. Perfect day.

I watched an old movie.

January 27, 2014  09:34 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Please forgive me. I'm just not as into the reality shows like you guys... just sayin'

Apparently not, because the Pro Bowl is not real football

January 27, 2014  09:35 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

I watched an old movie.

I watched the Grammys and "True Detectives".

Normally avoid the Grammys but last night was actually good.

January 27, 2014  09:42 AM ET

Ok, my point is that I hadn't seen Patrick Peterson play before. For a lot of good reasons, I missed seeing the Cards play this season. But Patrick is a real good reason to change my viewing habits this year. He may be as good as Deion.

January 27, 2014  09:44 AM ET

Baldwin " Yeah Sherman wasn't very good until he talked to my pharmacist"

January 27, 2014  09:44 AM ET

He's no longer terrible!!!

January 27, 2014  09:48 AM ET
QUOTE(#13):

Ok, my point is that I hadn't seen Patrick Peterson play before. For a lot of good reasons, I missed seeing the Cards play this season. But Patrick is a real good reason to change my viewing habits this year. He may be as good as Deion.

He's damn good. Every argument can be made that he is better than Sherman. I poke my head in on Cardinal games via Sunday Ticket and he's worth keeing an eye on. One thing I like about both of them is that they enjoy the physical aspects of the game along with being as good as there is in coverage.

I see them both more along the lines of a young Rod Woodson.

January 27, 2014  09:52 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

I watched the Grammys and "True Detectives". Normally avoid the Grammys but last night was actually good.

My girlfriend told me a couple of robots won a Grammy.

January 27, 2014  09:54 AM ET
QUOTE(#16):

He's damn good. Every argument can be made that he is better than Sherman. I poke my head in on Cardinal games via Sunday Ticket and he's worth keeing an eye on. One thing I like about both of them is that they enjoy the physical aspects of the game along with being as good as there is in coverage. I see them both more along the lines of a young Rod Woodson.

Charles Woodson was the best I ever saw.

January 27, 2014  10:06 AM ET
QUOTE(#17):

My girlfriend told me a couple of robots won a Grammy.

Not just robots...

French robot.

 
January 27, 2014  10:08 AM ET
QUOTE(#18):

Charles Woodson was the best I ever saw.

And he did win the Heisman. But the jury is still out. Peterson has lots of seasons to change your mind.

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