There is no love lost between Marshon Lattimore and Mike Evans, but no extra motivation either (1 Viewer)

(Michael DeMocker, | The Times-Picayune)

By Luke Johnson, | The Times-Picayune

Marshon Lattimore had a succinct answer when he was asked if this week of preparation has been any different for him.

“No,” Lattimore said.

No extra motivation for the New Orleans Saints cornerback to get another shot at Mike Evans, after the Buccaneers wide out had an excellent day against Lattimore in the Week 1 matchup, no burning desire to redeem himself, none of that stuff.

In that first game of the 2018 season, Lattimore followed Evans around the field and the Buccaneers standout receiver frequently got the better of Lattimore. He caught all seven of the passes thrown his way for 147 yards and a 58-yard touchdown.

“It wasn't just about Mike and Marshon that day,” said Saints coach Sean Payton. “(Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick) was comfortable in the pocket and in this league you have really good football players. A quarterback that's throwing it extremely well. … There were a number of things, but yes, Marshon we feel like is one of the better corners in this league and I'm glad we have him.” ...

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