Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Cre’Von LeBlanc is serious about becoming one of the best in the game, so much so that he recently took time to work out with one of the game’s best wide receivers.
To be the man, you got to beat the man. Ladies and gentlemen, those are wise words from one of the greatest athletes we’ve ever known, ‘The Nature Boy’ Ric Flair. Many moons after the man that would become the 16-time World Heavyweight Champion uttered those now-famous words, Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Cre’Von LeBlanc is making sure they live on.
Iron does, indeed, sharpen iron, and recently, LeBlanc got some reps in with the man viewed by many as the best receiver in the game, Oakland Raiders wideout Antonio Brown. That, in no way, is a slight at Julio Jones or DeAndre Hopkins or DeSean Jackson and Alshon Jeffery (we had to get those last two in there), but Brown’s got game.
That’s why when you see him in some one on one drills with the likes of LeBlanc, interested parties are going to take notice. Recently, those two hooked up, and Jeff Kerr posted some shots on his Twitter account directly from Antonio Brown’s Instagram story.
Ladies and gents, a picture is, indeed, worth a thousand words. Check this out:
One of the young guns hoping for a shot to make Philly’s roster, Jeremiah McKinnon was present as well.
We’ve got a little less than a month before the Eagles’ rookies and veterans make their way to the Novacare Complex for training camp. We’ll have to wait and see what McKinnon and LeBlanc have learned and whether or not this is one of those workouts that translates to some improved technique in these two young Philly corners later.
Based on what we’ve seen from LeBLanc, who improved steadily all of last season, there’s no reason to believe it won’t