(SportsNetwork.com) – The agents for Darrelle Revis tweeted Tuesday night that
the star cornerback has agreed to terms on a contract with the New York Jets.
Revis, 29, would return to the Jets after two seasons with Tampa Bay and New
He played his first six NFL seasons for the Jets, building a reputation as one
of the league’s top cornerbacks after they drafted him No. 14 overall in 2007.
Revis started all 16 games last season for the Patriots, collecting 47 tackles
and two interceptions on the way to a sixth Pro Bowl nod. The team declined to
pick up a reported $20 million option on his contract, making him a free agent
at the start of the new league year on Tuesday.
He won a Super Bowl with the Patriots last month and has 391 tackles, 23
interceptions and six forced fumbles in 111 NFL games, including 79 with the