Feeling shunned by the New York Jets, cornerback Darrelle Revis was introduced Monday by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, promising his new team "will make a lot of noise" in the upcoming season. But Revis wouldn't guarantee he'll be ready in Week 1.
Explaining perhaps the biggest trade in franchise history, Jets GM John Idzik said Sunday the decision to trade cornerback Darrelle Revis to the Buccaneers was based largely on what they perceived as an insurmountable gap in contract discussions.
Pessimistic about the chances of re-signing Darrelle Revis before he becomes a free agent next year, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson is open to trading the star cornerback, a person familiar with Johnson's thinking said Wednesday night.
New York Jets star cornerback Darrelle Revis, who made headlines in March when he called Bill Belichick a "jerk" in an ESPN interview, explained his comments Thursday -- and possibly inflamed the situation even more.