Bruce Irvin Doesn't Seem to Understand the Basic Principles of Smack Talk
Apparently, it takes an awful lot to impress Bruce Irvin.
The Carolina LB and talker of shit isn't the least bit shy about sharing his opinion.
After his Panthers tussled with San Francisco on the West Coast, he was asked about the quality of this still undefeated Niners team.
In the interest of context, this question was offered shortly after the Cats had their eyes clawed out by the 49ers to the tune of 51-13.
Irvin answered thusly:
I asked Panthers end Bruce Irvin just how good this 49ers team is. “They’re OK. They’re OK. They’re not world-beaters,” he said. My guess is SF will use this as another log on the motivational fire.— Jim Trotter (@JimTrotter_NFL) October 27, 2019
Well, by our admittedly crude calculations, that would make the Panthers poor to very poor.
While Irvin did have a nice game with two sacks and a safety, this comment just makes him look silly.
When Niners' stud rookie Nick Bosa got wind of these remarks, the rampaging beast dismissed them with a shrug:
Similar reactions were found on the Twitter:
The explanation for that comment.. pic.twitter.com/GGwbk0Hh3f— Texas Niner (@blhayes7) October 28, 2019
It really is.