With Darrelle Revis, Are the 2010 New York Jets the 2000 Baltimore Ravens?

September 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Darrelle Revis saga is over.
The Jets held firm to their stance of not going overboard on a new contract while Revis held firm to being paid fairly given his status in the league. With a new four year contract including $32M guaranteed, both sides walk away happy.
Adding Revis to the mix, along with what the Jets first string defense has done in the preseason, should keep the Jets atop the league in total defense.
The Jets rush defense has seen noticeable improvement from last year. NT Sione Pouha has continued his progression since he filled in for Kris Jenkins last year and will bolster the front line.
The Jets defense was actually better against the run with Pouha in the middle last year. His continued success will allow Jenkins to rest more and give Rex Ryan the flexibility to move Jenkins around to create more havoc for opposing offenses.
The other fatal flaw of the Jets defense last year was the lack of coverage support on the other side of Revis. As ...

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