Darrelle Revis: Measuring The Worth Of Revis Island

August 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Darrelle Revis is easily the best defensive back in the NFL, but the Jets don't choose to pay him like he is. 
Revis, as many may know was the definition of shut down corner last year. He never gave up more than 50 yards in a game to any wide receiver. 
It is easy to see based on this data that Revis made a significant impact on every game he played in versus great receivers last season. Revis made these players average just 26 yards per game and three receptions versus Revis as opposed to 70 yards per game and 5.1 receptions versus the rest of the NFL. Revis saves two receptions per game and limits receivers to nearly a third of their normal averages. 
Revis also had many other accolades including a league-leading 37 pass deflections, six interceptions, and the best nickname in the NFL. That nickname happens to be Revis Island which he has copyrighted for good reason. 
Scouts Inc. analyst Matt Williamson...

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