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Stephon Gilmore takes exception to Davante Adams comments: 'I didn't like what he said'

Ryan Hannable
November 05, 2018 - 10:34 am

FOXBORO -- As a whole, the cornerback position talks the most trash of any position on the field.

Stephon Gilmore usually doesn't get involved, but if something really bothers him he will chime in, which is what he did following the Patriots' 31-17 win over the Packers.

Last week, Packers wide receiver Davante Adams told reporters he didn't feel anyone in the league could cover him, and Gilmore took those words to heart as he was a major reason why the Packers wide out finished the game with just two catches for 15 yards on five targets with Gilmore in coverage.

"I didn't like what he said earlier in the week," Gilmore said. "I kinda took it personal a little bit, but he's a good receiver."

Adams entered the game with three straight 100-yard receiving games.

"He was pretty good," Gilmore said. "But I was going  play my game regardless of who I'm going against."

The Patriots cornerback has emerged as one of the best in the entire NFL, as going back to Week 4 opposing quarterbacks are completing just 30 percent of their passes when targeting him.

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