“It feels normal, honestly,” St. Brown. “I’m not too excited, I would say.”
To St. Brown, Offensive Player of the Week is a small hill to climb. There are a lot larger targets he has tucked away. So Sunday’s efficiency—a nine-catch, 116-yard sport with two touchdowns and an extra 68 yards at the floor—was once great, however he’s moved on already.
“I”m taking a look to do much more this season, as a group, for my part,” St. Brown mentioned. “We’ve got a lot of games to play, lot of games left, and it’s a new week. I already forgot about last week.”
What he hasn’t forgotten, regardless that, is the 2021 NFL Draft. St. Brown needed to wait till Day 3 for his identify to be known as, and we already know he has memorized the 16 huge receivers who had been decided on ahead of him.
What we would possibly not have recognized is solely how salty he nonetheless is ready it and what kind of it motivates him each unmarried week of the NFL season.
Take final Sunday, for instance. The Lions’ opponent, the Washington Commanders, drafted Dyami Brown in that 2021 draft simply 30 selections ahead of St. Brown went. And the Lions huge receiver has been keeping an eye on Brown ever since.
“Even the Commanders, they got a guy before me over there. I believe his name is Dyami Brown,” St. Brown mentioned. “I don’t know how many catches he had. You guys can probably tell me that. Or how many yards he had.”
St. Brown is sort of indisputably being coy right here. He is aware of precisely what number of yards Dyami Brown had, as a result of Dyami Brown best performed in one offensive snap on Sunday and didn’t sign up up to a unmarried goal. The whole time, St. Brown was once looking at.
“I don’t forget things like that,” St. Brown mentioned. “I see him across the sideline from where I’m standing during the game, and I’m going to give every team hell.”
St. Brown was once then requested if he in truth was once looking at Brown on Sunday.
“I didn’t see him in the game much.”
St. Brown has indisputably earned the best to speak just a little trash. His 184 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns on Sunday outpaced Brown’s whole NFL profession stats (165 receiving yards, 0 TDs)
But Brown isn’t the one one. Look on the different 15 avid gamers decided on ahead of The Sun God and their total manufacturing in comparison to his:
With St. Brown’s focal point now on Minnesota, you’d suppose they’d be spared of his ire. After all, the Vikings didn’t finally end up drafting a unique receiver ahead of St. Brown within the 2021 draft. But nobody escapes St. Brown’s crosshairs.
“They didn’t (draft a wide receiver), no, but they didn’t draft me, either. I know they had some picks in there.”