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Darrelle Revis | Defensive Back

Team: New York Jets
Age / DOB:  (30) / 7/14/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 198
College: Pittsburgh
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Darrelle Revis said he contemplated retirement after tearing his ACL and requiring microfracture surgery in 2012.
This is the first we've heard of Revis requiring microfracture surgery, a known career-threatening operation, after tearing his ACL in Week 3 of 2012. It's pretty amazing he recovered in time for Week 1 the following season, when he was dealt to the Bucs. It's simply an interesting nugget for a slow news day. Jul 21 - 1:35 PM

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The Jets have been fined $100,000 for tampering with Darrelle Revis.

No draft picks will be taken away, so this amounts to a slap on the wrist. Owner Woody Johnson will write a check for making comments about Revis while the corner was under contract with the Patriots. He won't mind after landing the All-Pro on a five-year, $70 million deal as free agency opened.
Apr 28 - 12:18 PM

PFT's Mike Florio reports the Jets have filed tampering charges against the Patriots after owner Robert Kraft talked about Darrelle Revis on Tuesday.

It's just a sarcastic jab back at the Patriots from the Jets after New England initially filed tampering charges against Gang Green when Jets owner Woody Johnson made comments about Revis while he was still under contract with the Patriots earlier this month. Don't expect anything to come of the charges.
Mar 24 - 8:54 PM

Jets coach Todd Bowles confirmed Darrelle Revis will do some shadowing this season.

Under Bill Belichick, it was a bit tricky to pinpoint which receivers would run routes against Revis. It should be easier under Bowles, who used Patrick Peterson as a shadow corner in Arizona. "Some games [Revis] will be left and right. Some games he'll match up (vs. best WR)."
Mar 24 - 10:24 AM

Bleacher Report's Jason Cole reports the NFL sent officials to the Jets' offices to investigate whether New York contacted Darrelle Revis before he officially became a free agent on the first day of the new league year.

NFL teams could legally contact free agents of other teams during the three-day "legal tampering" window. Revis was not a free agent until the Patriots declined his option on March 10 at 4 pm EST, however, meaning any contact with Revis before then would be illegal tampering. Even if the Jets contacted Revis prior to him officially becoming a free agent, the NFL would have a very difficult time proving it, and even if they could, any punishment levied on New York would seem disingenuous considering tampering is almost an open secret in the NFL. The league clearly wants to put an end to illegal tampering, but it is a war they will have a difficult time winning.
Mar 13 - 6:41 PM

Jets agreed to terms with CB Darrelle Revis, formerly of the Patriots, on a five-year, $70 million contract with $39 million guaranteed.

He's baaaack. Revis' agents made the announcement on Twitter. Revis continues to make bank and is now the highest-paid cornerback in NFL history. After the Patriots failed to pick up Revis' $20 million team option, word immediately began circulating that Revis was planning a return to New York. After a two-year hiatus with stops in Tampa Bay and New England, Revis and the Jets get back together with the man who ousted him -- ex-GM John Idzik -- no longer working for the team. Revis will turn 30 this summer, but is still elite. He and Buster Skrine should make up Gang Green's new corner duo.
Mar 10 - 8:50 PM

The Buffalo News' Vic Carucci disputes a report that the Bills are pursuing free agent Darrelle Revis.

It's entirely possible the Bills were floated by Revis' agents to drive up a bidding war. The Revis sweepstakes are expected to come down to the Patriots and Jets. An Adam Schefter report from earlier indicated the Jets are the favorite.
Mar 10 - 6:44 PM

The Bills are expressing interest in signing free agent CB Darrelle Revis.

Rex Ryan loves Revis and will obviously try to get him back. However, the Jets and Patriots are still considered the heavy favorites to land free agency's No. 1 player. The Bills, Steelers, Raiders, Chiefs and others are just in the background.
Mar 10 - 5:46 PM

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the "sense out of New England" is that free agent CB Darrelle Revis will sign with the Jets.

The Patriots will make a "final push," but the expectation is Revis is chasing the money to return to Gang Green. If true, the Patriots may lose both Revis and RCB Brandon Browner after New England declined Browner's option Tuesday afternoon. Once a suddenly strong secondary now needs a ton of work.
Mar 10 - 4:06 PM

Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle reports the Raiders are interested in signing free agent CB Darrelle Revis.

If Revis fields an offer from Oakland, it will only be to drive up his price. The Chiefs have also been linked to Revis because of his connection to defensive coordinator Bob Sutton. When the dust settles, this will be a two-horse race between the Jets and Patriots. If Revis wants to win another Super Bowl, his best bet is the Pats. If it's about money, he'll head back to his old stomping grounds in New York.
Mar 10 - 11:08 AM

The Browns have expressed interest in free agent CB Darrelle Revis.

Of course the Browns and former Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine would like to land free agency's No. 1 player. But it's not a realistic landing spot as Revis is going to fetch mammoth offers from his two preferred franchises -- the Patriots and Jets. Revis will reportedly go back to Bill Belichick and New England if the money is close.
Mar 10 - 10:02 AM

The Patriots have declined Darrelle Revis' $20 million team option for 2015, making him a free agent.

The expected move has Revis within inches of the open market, but Yahoo's Charles Robinson repots the sides are still talking. The Pats have reportedly asked Brandon Browner to restructure his contract, a sign they're trying to free up some money for a new Revis deal. There's still a strong chance New England keeps its No. 1 corner, but Revis has a history of following the money. Other teams will likely offer more of it on the open market.
Mar 9 - 3:41 PM

According to CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora, the Chiefs "haven't given up" on signing Darrelle Revis.

Kansas City was barely known to be a Revis suitor in the first place, particularly after Yahoo's Charles Robinson reported Sunday afternoon that Revis' decision would come "down to the Patriots or Jets." The Chiefs would have to make a number of adjustments to fit Revis under their cap, including reworking Alex Smith's contract and cutting both Dwayne Bowe and Tamba Hali.
Mar 8 - 9:29 PM

Yahoo's Charles Robinson reports Darrelle Revis is "down to the Patriots or Jets."

Revis isn't technically a free agent, but he can become one on Monday if the Patriots decline his $12.5 million option bonus. The Pats want to keep Revis, but the Jets may offer him more money. Coming off a Super Bowl win, 29-year-old Revis will likely be deciding between winning and a little more cash.
Mar 8 - 1:49 PM

The New York Daily News reports Darrelle Revis will re-sign with the Patriots if they make a comparable offer to what he receives on the open market.

After winning a Super Bowl in his lone year in New England, Revis will unsurprisingly give the Patriots the benefit of the doubt in negotiations. The Patriots will at least have to come close to Revis' other suitors, however, which could be difficult with the Jets reportedly set to make a big run at one of the game's premier corners. Revis' $12 million roster bonus becomes guaranteed on Monday. The Patriots are expected to extend his contract or release him by then.
Mar 7 - 9:12 AM

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