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ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:35 PM) we were within the 5 and can't do shit
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ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:35 PM) incomplete settle for 3
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ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 07:36 PM) GG. Do you take meds man? Serious question. You are the most stressed out person on the forum.
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:36 PM) vick better not be hurt
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 07:37 PM) Are you stressed like this all the time or just with sports?
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:37 PM) I'm stressed all the time
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:37 PM) I'm very short fused
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 07:38 PM) You think Im messing with you man but high stress levels can lead to early death
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:39 PM) I wasn't supposed to be alive now so whatever I live going forward is good
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:39 PM) but I'm healthy as f***
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 07:39 PM) You really should take meds ti help calm you down. My wife Im separated is bi-polar. She has to stay on meds to manage her emotions
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:40 PM) I'm good
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:40 PM) I don't need meds
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:41 PM) I'm stable and just express my anger instead of letting it boil up like a bomb
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 07:41 PM) Seriously though Im not messing with you on the matter. Im being completely serious. Its not good for anyone to be constantly stressed all the time. Everyone has stress but to much of it is very unhealthy
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:41 PM) but this f***ing offense is just that offensive
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:42 PM) I'm watching the game dude and we are beating ourselves just watch the game
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 07:42 PM) If you drink a lot of caffeine you might want to try to cut it down a lot or totally
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:43 PM) I don't drink coffee I just drink soda
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 07:43 PM) Its cool I will leave you alone. Just figured Id say something. We have been members a long time of the forum and I see you stressed on the chat board pretty much every week
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:43 PM) but I'm watching the game
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:45 PM) we look like absolute trash tonight
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azjetfan Icon : (Today, 07:45 PM) Who was the kid on Southpark? Tweek? The kids who parents owned the coffee shop
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 07:47 PM) Geno is a little more accurate than Vick but Vick works better with the oline we have because of his mobility
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azjetfan Icon : (Today, 07:47 PM) I think we all resemble a Southpark character. Tweek is 2003
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 07:48 PM) Has Conner been inactive all year. I didnt even relaize he was back on the team until tonight
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 07:48 PM) then checked and saw he was was resigned Sep 30th
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 07:50 PM) Im ure the org will adress the oline in the off season. Jets have a lot of money to spend and the team is still in rebuilding mode
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 07:55 PM) wow they went for it and got DENIED!!!!!
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 07:55 PM) Completely rebuilding the oline is even more important than corners. If the Jets oline cant stop the pressure we cant run or pass
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Revis Officially Signed ESPN.com Reporting

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Post icon  Posted 15 August 2007 - 06:45 PM

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A marathon Tuesday night session that included intense negotiations, and a little noshing, finally concluded in a Wednesday evening agreement between the New York Jets and first-round draft choice Darrelle Revis.

The University of Pittsburgh cornerback, who was the 14th player chosen overall in April, missed 21 days of training camp and 23 practice sessions. The Jets had hoped to have the deal completed in time for their Wednesday afternoon practice, but fell short of that goal.

Details of the contract were not immediately available.

Not since linebacker James Farrior in 1997 had the Jets had an unsigned draft pick going into training camp. Revis' holdout is the longest for the franchise since wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson, the top overall selection in the 1996 draft, missed 24 days while his first NFL contract was being hammered out.

The agreement means that just one player, first overall selection JaMarcus Russell, remains unsigned. The former LSU quarterback is not believed to be close to an agreement with the Oakland Raiders.

Stalled over the length of the contract, with the Jets holding firm to a six-year proposal and Revis and agents Neil Schwartz and Jonathan Feinsod preferring a five-year term, the two sides began substantive discussions last Friday. That led to day-long bargaining which began Tuesday morning and stretched into the wee hours of Wednesday.

Much of Wednesday was then spent fine-tuning the contract and reviewing it.

At one point Tuesday, as they neared a breakthrough on some key issues, the parties sent for take-out dinner from a local restaurant so that they could continue negotiations on full stomachs. Coach Eric Mangini spent part of the evening visiting with Revis' mother, who flew in from her home near Pittsburgh to help hasten the bargaining process.

The two camps issued a joint statement on Tuesday evening, acknowledging that a deal was close, but that it remained a complicated arrangement. Discussions broke after midnight on Wednesday, then resumed a few hours later.

General manager Mike Tannenbaum suggested the complexity of the contract document, which is believed to be about 50 pages, demanded close review from all parties involved.

Revis was the first cornerback chosen in the draft and was expected compete seriously for a starting job as a rookie, probably on the right side. How much his prolonged absence from training camp will affect his chances to land a starting spot, as he competes with veterans Andre Dyson, David Barrett and Justin Miller remains to be seen.

In 35 games at Pitt, including 34 starts, Revis, 22, developed into one of the country's best coverage cornerbacks. He registered 129 tackles, 5 tackles for loss, eight interceptions, 25 passes defensed, one forced fumble and two recoveries. Revis also averaged 10.3 yards on 54 punt returns and scored twice on runbacks.

He is regarded as having prototype size (5-feet-11 , 204 pounds) and top-end speed (4.38 seconds in the 40), and is blessed with superb overall athleticism. The nephew of former NFL defensive tackle Sean Gilbert, Revis is an instinctive player who has great body control and explosive burst to the ball.

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