Why Dee Milliner Is Not Replacing Darrelle Revis in the Jets Defense

June 18, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It should never be up to a rookie to replace a legend—not, at least, if the organization is doing business right.
Thankfully for Dee Milliner and the New York Jets, that's not the case with regards to filling the void left by Darrelle Revis.
Instead, everyone on the Jets depth chart at cornerback simply gets knocked up a wrung. Easier said than done, but the job may be safer and freer of scrutiny in the hands of veteran Antonio Cromartie, who admirably filled the role of No. 1 cornerback last year in the wake of Revis' season-ending ACL injury.
Even still, Milliner didn't have to wait more than two minutes to face "replace Revis" questions at his first press conference as a Jet.
The misconceptions only continued from there. From the New York Daily News:
Dee Milliner is a cornerback, not a quarterback, but he will have more pressure on him than any rookie in the NFL in 2013. All he has to do is replace Darrelle Revis and allow Jets fans to forgive Woody Jo...

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