Jets Stall Darrelle Revis Trade Talks
Florham Park, NJ
The New York Jets have put Darrelle Revis trade talks with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on hold.
The team decided to first ascertain the exact condition of Revis, who had surgery last October for a torn ACL in his left knee, after an MRI confirmed Monday he's ahead of schedule in his rehab. Revis missed 14 games last season after suffering the injury Sept. 23.
Dr. Russell Warren who examined Revis said that the all-pro cornerback is recovering nicely and can run without any restrictions.
The team's doctors likely will further review the MRI results and present Revis with a detailed rehab schedule.
After completing his early morning appointment, Revis reported to the Jets' facility for the start of the offseason program.
Revis wanted to remain in Arizona, where he has been rehabbing his knee since January, but he reported because the team refused to excuse him for two weeks.
He preferred Arizona, in part, to avoid the distraction of being with the team during trade talks. There's a chance he could be dealt before the April 25-27 draft.
Revis also has a $1 million workout bonus that he would forfeit if he doesn't participate in 83 percent of the voluntary workouts.
He would want around $15-16 million annually, but the The Jets are not willing to offer the star cornerback the $15-16 million annual pay he haad asked for. But the team will need to have an agreement in place by early next week if it hopes to get a 2013 first-round pick out of the trade.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers remain interested in acquiring Revis but surely want to take their own look at his knee before any trade is completed.
Greg Schiano said the Bucs are open for business when it comes to trading for players, even "if it's midnight."
"Whenever we can get better, we're going to do it. I don't care if it's midnight or … it doesn't matter," he said.
Tampa Bay is willing to give up both its first-round pick including the No. 13 overall and pay Revis what he wants.
Will Revis Remain with the Jets?
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