Tyrann Mathieu and Patrick Peterson never lacking in confidence

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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Tyrann Mathieu, and his fellow savage, Patrick Peterson, are two of the most confident young men in the world today. They’re both regarded as being the best players at their respective positions, and they take that to heart, especially with the strength and conditioning program only two weeks away. All of that elite level player talk has them hyped for what’s to come with the offseason workouts.

Mathieu and Peterson took to Twitter recently to express their feelings about their play, and they weren’t bashful in letting the world know that, in the NFL, it’s them, then there’s everybody else:

One of the most heated debates that goes on between NFL fans around the water cooler is who’s the best shutdown cornerback in the NFL today? Some feel it’s Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis, some say it’s Panthers cornerback Josh Norman, and others say it’s Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. Then the name Patrick Peterson comes up, and the debate rages on even more, and for good reason, because this past season, Peterson showed why he deserves to be in that conversation because of how he blanketed every No. 1 wide receiver he met.

Peterson came to social media with numbers to prove why he’s the last of a dying breed: