Brett Favre Gets a Raise While Darrelle Revis Sits Out: Double-Standard?

August 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Darrelle Revis continues to sit out because he wants to get paid.
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan has consistently stated Revis is the best player on the team, yet he doesn’t have his dough.
Words are one thing, but deeds are another.
Is there a double-standard in how certain athletes are treated with respect to their contractual situations?
Let’s look at the contractual situations of Revis and Brett Favre.
Revis came into the league in 2007 and catapulted himself as the best cornerback in the NFL.
He has three years remaining on his contract and he’s sitting out because he wants to be paid in accordance to his value.
The New York Jets owner Woody Johnson has already gone on the record to state Revis may not play this year.
Translation: We aren’t going to pay him because we don’t have to.
Then there’s the ole “gunslinger” in Brett Favre.
Favre just decided to enter his 20th NFL season to...

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