Josh Norman predicts “All-World” season with Bills

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Bills coach Sean McDermott thinks being back in a familiar system and culture will help Josh Norman.

The veteran cornerback obviously agrees, and set a lofty goal for himself.

Norman told TMZSports.com that he’s ready to put an ugly end to his Washington tenure behind him.

I feel like All-World is coming,” Norman said.

Norman was an All-Pro corner with the Panthers, when McDermott was his defensive coordinator (and Bills General Manager Brandon Beane was on staff). Bringing him in this offseason was a solid move for a Bills team that many believe to be the favorite in the AFC East, at least now that Tom Brady‘s no longer in New England.

But Norman wasn’t putting conditions on it.

“With or without him [Brady] being there, we was going to be a force to be reckoned with,” Norman said. “Coming in, I know the philosophy of the head coach and the G.M. already. Mindset-wise, it didn’t matter who was at the quarterback position for the opposing team. It was just going to be about us and not nobody else.”

Norman might not have lived up to the expectations created by his contract in Washington, though at least part of the blame for that has to go to the guy who gave him the contract. With Buffalo, he doesn’t have to be the brightest star, playing opposite Tre'Davious White, and that seems to be fine with the 32-year-old Norman.

26 responses to “Josh Norman predicts “All-World” season with Bills

  1. Playing once again in a McDermott scheme might just be the salvation for Norman, or it might not. He has the physical ability. Let’s watch and see….

  2. What do you know, one year wonder Josh Norman pops out of nowhere to run his mouth once again. Please just shut up and retire, no one cares what you have to say, do it on the field.

  3. Okay, Norman must have fooled us all and had his flame suit equipped beneath his clothes during this interview…

  4. I predict he’s mostly washed and plays at nothing like an all-pro level ever again. 🙂

  5. Yeah remember Revis island? It was more like a swamp the last few years of his career, Josh your best years are behind you, just be thankful you have White playing next to you. Still I have a feeling you’re going to see twice as many balls thrown your direction than your teammates.

  6. He’ll see a lot of action with White on the other side. Norman cannot be a starter or they’re gonna need help on his side. His gums move much better than his legs

  7. Sammy had 600 plus yards receiving last year. Diggs had back to back 1000 yards receiving. Adv. Buffalo

  8. ”Anyone with eyes can see that it is the Bills year.”

    They seem to be the best team in the AFC East this year unless Stidham and/or the Dolphins surpass expectations. Elsewhere the Chiefs, Ravens, Colts and others will be the leading AFC contenders.

  9. The Bills are in much better shape than those dumpster fire Raiders in Vegas.

  10. Buffalosers don’t realize Norman’s writing checks his body can’t cash.

    That’s when you get the taxpayers to fund your stadium.

    Just win baby.

  11. Norman was badly misused in Washington. He’s a zone corner, and still a good one. The Redskins used him in man coverage too often–and that never ended well. He’s never been a speed guy, but is excellent when he can press in the under zone. People don’t realize how awful (inept) the defensive coordinators in Washington have been

    The Bills knew exactly what they were getting and know the correct way to use him. He may not be a pro-bowl guy but he’ll be good. He’ll be very good in run support and get some big turnovers as well.

  12. It’s a low risk signing with a chance at high upside. Might turn out to be one of the better moves they’ve made. If not, Levi Wallace was pretty decent, and is young enough to improve.

  13. He regularly missed zone assignments. (Didn’t hear the call or whatever) He asked to follow the best receiver in man coverage and started blaming the coaching staff when he wasn’t getting it. Then they gave it to him and he got burned every single week.

  14. If he can make it through two full games he will be a better signing than Vontae Davis.

  15. billzbubb says:
    May 13, 2020 at 12:33 pm
    Norman was badly misused in Washington. He’s a zone corner, and still a good one. The Redskins used him in man coverage too often–and that never ended well. He’s never been a speed guy, but is excellent when he can press in the under zone. People don’t realize how awful (inept) the defensive coordinators in Washington have been

    The Bills knew exactly what they were getting and know the correct way to use him. He may not be a pro-bowl guy but he’ll be good. He’ll be very good in run support and get some big turnovers as well.
    ================================

    The guy hasn’t been good in 5 years. That can’t be explained away simply by citing misuse by Washington.

    Anyone who watched him saw him consistently get beat and play out of position, even leading to an eventual loss of his starting spot.

    He may very well do alright with the change of scenery…but the bar is very, very low as of now.

  16. I think his time has run its course. I will say smart move on Norman’s part run to the guy that helped him look good at Carolina so you could land a decent contract. I do believe reality will set in and he will be replaced this year. It is amazing all these guys that run their mouth to much seem to be gone shortly after that starts has anyone else paid attention to that?

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