Either way, the newest Patriot knows he’s about to hear it for his comments on the Patriots’ All-Pro corner.
Asked about past Patriots players that he models his game after, the Oklahoma edge rusher went with Willie McGinest and Dont’a Hightower. Those are definitely some expected names given his position and their impact. But things took a turn — and in more ways than one — when it came to Gilmore’s inclusion on that list.
“I’d also say a D.B. who just left the Patriots — what’s his name? Gilmore, Stephon Gilmore,” Perkins said. “Just because Stephon Gilmore, he’s a silent assassin. I’d definitely say him because he’s a silent assassin, he lets his play do the talking.”
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