Revis, Mangold: Young Jets Stars Hoping for Long-Term Deals

May 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has been a phenom since the Jets traded up to draft the former Pittsburgh Panther in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He's looked like a man amongst boys since becoming a full-time starter—and has already made two Pro Bowl teams in his first three seasons.
I've written about Revis's spectacular 2009 season before, and it's no surprise now that reports have come out saying the Jets have begun negotiations with Revis' agent on a contract extension that could make the young cornerback one of the highest paid players in the NFL.
Revis is only scheduled to make $1 million in 2010, a bargain for a player widely regarded as the best defender in the NFL. But unlike most players who would play Diva about not getting a better deal (even holding out in training camp)—Revis has taken it all in stride.
“They came to me after the season,” Revis said. “There were talks about them not wanting me to play for a million d...

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