Darrelle Revis: Thank Woody Johnson, Rex Ryan for Signing Revis, Saving Season!

September 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Salary negotiations are always an adversarial process in which both sides must bend or like a knot in a rope, the knot only becomes tighter if both sides continue to pull.
In the case of Darrelle Revis, cooler heads prevailed.
One would think that General Manager Mike Tannenbaum would have been the one to fix this problem.
He didn't.
Rather New York Jet principal owner Woody Johnson and head coach Rex Ryan made the trek to South Florida to meet with their disgruntled superstar and get him back on the playing field.
It was simply the right thing to do.
That proactive approach to making Darrelle Revis feel important versus the failed salary tactics of Tannenbaum worked and according to published reports, Darrelle Revis will be green in money as well as in uniform with what amounts to a one-year contract extension and an $11 million dollar increase in guaranteed dollars, up from the original $21 million in his old contract. 
So instea...

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