He might have been riding the high from intercepting a pass in the Rams’ victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
And he was no doubt unaware of what was happening across the country in the Arizona Cardinals’ game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
So when Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman was asked whether the addition of running back Adrian Peterson to the Cardinals changed anything as the Rams prepare to play them in London, Robey-Coleman did not parse his words.
“Adrian Peterson is not Adrian Peterson in 2008, 2009,” Robey said in the postgame locker room as a few stunned teammates looked on and listened. “He’s not the same Adrian...
The Cardinals have beaten up on a trio of bad teams in the Falcons, Texans and Jaguars to improve to 6-4, so it's hard to tell if they are for real or not. This weekend's game against the Colts will be revealing.