Darrelle Revis Holds Out From Training Camp: Pay the Man

August 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Thank. God. Darrelle Revis made the right decision yesterday. He chose to play hard ball, so let the games begin. Instead of showing up for the mandatory start of training camp, Revis was a no-show on Day 1. And so the holdout has officially begun.  There was plenty of speculation that he would do this. And then there was a lot of doubt because of the $20 million that just went from guaranteed to non-guaranteed salary when he played hookie from practice.
Well, the suspense is over. But the fun has just begun. First to comment on Revis' holdout: Neil Schwartz. The super-agent said that the star cornerback's actions speak louder than his words. Revis tried to talk his way into a new deal. He tried to paint the picture that the Jets are the "bad guy" in the situation by reneging on a supposed promise they made. In case you haven't heard, Revis claims that Mike Tannenbaum and Woody Johnson agreed that he should be the highest paid player at his position.
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