Darrelle Revis Went to the Jets for the Money, and That’s OK

Darrelle Revis Went to the Jets for the Money, and That’s OK

Former New England Patriots Darrelle Revis signed with the New York Jets this week (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Former New England Patriots Darrelle Revis signed with the New York Jets this week (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

 

(USA Today) – Cornerback Darrelle Revis shocked NFL fans this week when he announced he was leaving the team that he just won a Super Bowl with, the New England Patriots, and would be returning back to division rivals New York Jets.

In a conference call on Wednesday, Revis said the decision was more about love than money.

“The bigger decision for me was to come back home,” Revis said. “I have a history with the Jets. I felt like it was a no-brainer.”

As USA TODAY Sports columnist Jarrett Bell pointed out, that’s an easy thing to say when the Jets offer you a 5 year, $70 million contract with $39 million guaranteed, a larger contract than any other team offered.

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