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Rams Cornerback Addresses Controversial Tom Brady Quotes

the controversial uncalled pass interference penalty for the hit on Tommylee Lewis during Los Angeles Rams vs. New Orleans Saints in 2018.

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 20: Tommylee Lewis #11 of the New Orleans Saints drops a pass broken up by Nickell Robey-Coleman #23 of the Los Angeles Rams during the fourth quarter in the NFC Championship game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 20, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Nickell Robey-Coleman has made a bigger name for himself these playoffs by getting away with the now-infamous defensive pass interference non-call against the New Orleans Saints. He may gain even more notoriety for opening his mouth.

During a recent sit-down with Bleacher Report's Tyler Dunne, Robey-Coleman said when it comes to dealing with the Patriots, you have to "put the dagger in them, pull it out, and let them leak slow." That's pretty bold, but it is his quotes about Tom Brady that are drawing even more attention.

Asked by Dunne if Brady is showing some signs of age, Robey-Coleman reportedly didn't hold back.

"Yes. Yes. Age has definitely taken a toll. For him to still be doing it, that's a great compliment for him. But I think that he's definitely not the same quarterback he was," Robey-Coleman says. "Movement. Speed. Velocity. Arm strength. He still can sling it, but he's not slinging it as much. Whatever he was doing—because of his age and all that—he's not doing as much of that anymore. He's still doing the same things; he's just not doing as much of it. And sometimes, it's not the sharpest. But it still gets done."

Now that those statements are making the rounds, Robey-Coleman tried to backpedal a bit on Twitter this afternoon, claiming Dunne took him out of context.

"I respect any team I line up against. Words were definitely taken out of context. That’s never been me. #slotgod," he wrote.

Well, maybe Robey-Coleman misspoke or didn't explain himself well enough. But it doesn't seem to be that Dunne took what was said out of context.

You never want to give Tom Brady and the New England Patriots any additional motivation, especially before a Super Bowl.