Darrelle Revis: Is a Trade for the CB a Good Idea for the Seattle Seahawks?

August 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Four years ago, the Seahawks traded a first-round pick for a good, young player who was disgruntled with his AFC East team and then paid him an exorbitant contract. 
That deal didn’t turn out so well, as Deion Branch has proven to be worth neither the pick the Seahawks gave up nor the money they have paid him.
That said, would the Seahawks―now under new management―like to try it again?
Four years later, another good, young player is disgruntled with his AFC East team and could be available.
Darrelle Revis, the Jets’ star cornerback, is holding out for a new contract, just as Branch did with the Patriots in 2006.
Of course, the difference is that Revis is a much better player―perhaps the best at his position in the NFL. And that’s why a deal for the All-Pro shutdown corner would be much less of a gamble than the one the Hawks made to get and sign Branch, whose only claim to fame in 2006 was having been Super Bowl MV...

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