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Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams is apparently not very original. Earlier this week, Williams dubbed himself “Optimus Prime” in anticipation of his upcoming matchup against Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, a.k.a. Megatron. That sounds awfully familiar.
A few weeks ago, Seattle Seahawks corner Richard Sherman changed his Twitter name to Optimus Prime for the week leading up to his matchup against Johnson. He held Megatron to only three catches for 46 yards, and most would say earned the right to brag about the performance. Williams does not agree.
“I’m definitely Optimus Prime,” he told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “I’m the leader of the Autobots. I’m the leader of the young guys right now and when it comes down to the tough battles, I’ll lead those guys out there.
“Guys like (Seahawks corner) Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman – they talk about how physical they are — but Calvin was pushing those guys around the field like it was nothing. And those are
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