NYJetsFan.com Forums: >>>>>>>> Darrelle Revis Discussion <<<<<<<< - NYJetsFan.com Forums

Jump to content

Toggle shoutbox NYJETSFAN BANTER

JETS SUPER BOWL THIS WEEKEND
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (17 December 2014 - 04:28 PM) Nah Jets fans are all level headed individuals
Jetsman05 Icon : (17 December 2014 - 04:40 PM) Zzzzz
santana Icon : (17 December 2014 - 04:44 PM) i agree very level headed
santana Icon : (17 December 2014 - 04:44 PM) ILL KILL YOU ILL KILL ALL OF YOU I AAM THE TABLE!!!!
Chaos Icon : (17 December 2014 - 06:30 PM) @RapSheet: Sources: #Michigan has made another run at Jim Harbaugh after he initially rebuffed the school. U-M has made an offer of 6 years, $48M. Wow.
Chaos Icon : (17 December 2014 - 06:33 PM) @AdamSchefter: Stunner from Chicago: Bears starting QB Jimmy Clausen this week, per source.
Chaos Icon : (17 December 2014 - 06:33 PM) LOL
santana Icon : (17 December 2014 - 06:34 PM) cutler to jets confirmed!
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 December 2014 - 06:36 PM) Cutler?? WOOOOOO
santana Icon : (17 December 2014 - 06:39 PM) 49ers gotta whip out that check book
santana Icon : (17 December 2014 - 06:40 PM) jets resign rex for 2 more years and get cutler
santana Icon : (17 December 2014 - 07:26 PM) http://cdn.ksk.uprox...ing-650x487.png
santana Icon : (18 December 2014 - 03:19 PM) holy shit thrilling match up tonight
2JBallar01 Icon : (18 December 2014 - 04:13 PM) Does it matter who wins tonight? Draft pick wise for the Jets?
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (18 December 2014 - 04:16 PM) Probably not. We probably want to draft above the Titans though if that is possible, they are a team that could use a QB. The Jaguars just drafted Blake Bortles, doubt they go first round QB 2 years in a row
santana Icon : (18 December 2014 - 04:29 PM) so titans win is best win
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (18 December 2014 - 05:52 PM) DRAFT WINSTON
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (18 December 2014 - 05:52 PM) FIRE IDZIK
2JBallar01 Icon : (18 December 2014 - 07:05 PM) I'm leaning towards wanting to draft Cooper or oline with the first pick. have a good line and or relceiver core and try and sign Bradford or trade for Cutler to play QB. And have Geno as back up for us.
2JBallar01 Icon : (18 December 2014 - 07:06 PM) Not sure if Winston can be a franchise QB. Even Mariota has question marks.
ganggreen2003 Icon : (18 December 2014 - 08:25 PM) That is why we need to draft Cooper at WR and then later in the draft go and get Petty
santana Icon : (18 December 2014 - 09:44 PM) clipboard jesus lead the way
santana Icon : (18 December 2014 - 09:48 PM) I miss leon
ROBJETS Icon : (18 December 2014 - 11:35 PM) If the Jets would have lost last week since the Jags won the Jets would have the 2 seed right now and not stuck at the 6 seed
ROBJETS Icon : (18 December 2014 - 11:36 PM) Oh well
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (19 December 2014 - 11:21 AM) I think IK shows potential as a pass rusher
azjetfan Icon : (19 December 2014 - 12:50 PM) If the new HC goes to a 4-3 it will be interesting to see if Couples can play on the end.
Jetsfan115 Icon : (19 December 2014 - 01:43 PM) he's probably better as a 4-3 DE then a 3-4 LBer anyway
Jetsfan115 Icon : (19 December 2014 - 01:43 PM) we'd need another DT though
santana Icon : (19 December 2014 - 02:12 PM) Rex to atlanta rumors swirling about
2JBallar01 Icon : (19 December 2014 - 03:35 PM) Who should be my 2 starters at WR for my fantasy. Championship game. It's between AJ Green, Djax, and Mike Evans. I have Hilton too but I think colts will sit him this week
2JBallar01 Icon : (19 December 2014 - 03:36 PM) I'm thinking Djax and Evans. I don't think the match up with green vs Denver
2JBallar01 Icon : (19 December 2014 - 03:37 PM) I have Ingram, Lamar Miller, and Lacy as my RBs and flex
santana Icon : (19 December 2014 - 03:41 PM) green and desean pretty much the same risk reward
santana Icon : (19 December 2014 - 03:41 PM) lock evans in and play the matchup for the other spot
santana Icon : (19 December 2014 - 03:41 PM) also might snow in denver mnf i would keep an eye on that
2JBallar01 Icon : (19 December 2014 - 04:48 PM) Good thinkin! I think I'm going to play djax. I like the match up better
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (Yesterday, 03:09 PM) Atlanta would be a good landing spot for REx. He'll have Matt Ryan there so no need to develop a QB and he'll make the defense better
Jetsman05 Icon : (Yesterday, 03:54 PM) He's not a good hc. He'll struggle anywhere.
azjetfan Icon : (Yesterday, 06:07 PM) Idk. I bet if he had a good offensive supporting cast with established players he would do fine. He just can't develop players. It may be like the Gruden going to the Bucs but in reverse
azjetfan Icon : (Yesterday, 06:19 PM) The Redskins are In this game, I am rooting for them so we move up a spot in the draft
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (Yesterday, 11:17 PM) if he goes anywhere he needs a quality QB. He can't develop a QB
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (Yesterday, 11:18 PM) Manish wrote a article how the Jets have to hire Nick Caserio as their GM and Josh McDaniels as their HC
azjetfan Icon : (Today, 12:29 AM) Anything Manish writes is either garbage of stolen.
Jetsman05 Icon : (Today, 07:59 AM) He doesn't develop anything on offense.
Resize Shouts Area

  • (19 Pages)
  • +
  • « First
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • You cannot start a new topic
  • You cannot reply to this topic

>>>>>>>> Darrelle Revis Discussion <<<<<<<<

#341 User is offline   Jetsfan115 Icon

  • Assistant Head Coach
  • Icon
  • Group: Assistant Admin
  • Posts: 23,672
  • Joined: 30-March 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Cali

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:40 PM

[quote name='HurricaneJet32' date='03 September 2010 - 06:58 AM' timestamp='1283522311' post='308893']
Oh man don't be so one-sided.

It's a big circle...

Fans want to see better teams, in bigger stadiums, with cheerleaders, and pep rally's and state-of-the-art practice facilities to attract more expensive free agents!

Someone has to pay for it!

No one is at fault here, it is just the nature of things. If something is going to get this popular it will become more and more extravagant and therefore more and more expensive.
[/quote]

Exactly, its all economics. It works both ways. the ticket prices aren't high just cause the owners, and not just cause the players either. Its a combination of Both. And anyone who has done finances for a business knows this.

For instance lets say a ford dealership hires a mechanic at 20 an hour. He has to bill him out at 105 and hour to cover overhead, payroll taxes, benefit, rent, tools, equipment, admin people, etc. now if eveyrone starts making 25 an hour they will have to raise their rates a bit to help cover it. Its basic economics , which unfortunately most people don't understand. If you want to blame one side o high prices blame yourself. The fans. If we didn't tune in TV ratings would go down, ads would cost less, if we didn't go to games the ticket prices would go down to avoid blackouts etc. WE the fans set the market by using the product. Football is in high demand and the NFL is the best supply out there so they can set high rates. the AFL doens't cost that much for a ticket. why do you think that is? Cause the people aren't buying it. why do you think a 30 second commerical for the SB cost like 5 millions dollars? cause over 100 million people watch it!
Get it done MT
Posted Image
0

#342 User is offline   S-Dubb Icon

  • 2008 Best Insider Award
  • Icon
  • View blog
  • Group: Assistant Admin
  • Posts: 31,145
  • Joined: 02-May 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:---
  • Interests:Hardcore Jets & Knicks fan - Gym rat - health and nutrition - family man and proud father.

    Twitter: @NYJETSFANCOM

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:46 PM


[b] [/b]
[quote]
[b][size="4"][url="http://www.thejetsblog.com/2010/09/03/revis-era-in-ny-coming-to-an-end/"]Revis Era in NY Coming to an End?[/url][/size][/b]
[size="4"]By Steiny on 03. Sep, 2010[/size]

[size="4"]In a new twist in the [url="http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news?slug=jc-revis090210"]Darrelle Revis saga,[/url] Jason Cole of Yahoo sports is speculating Darrelle Revis may have played his last game in a Jets uniform.[/size]

[indent][size="4"]Here’s a little piece of information for Ryan and the rest of the New York Jets: If Revis doesn’t get a new contract soon, New York doesn’t have to worry about the star cornerback showing up. Ever.[/size]

[size="4"]As the clock ticks to the beginning of the NFL season, the relationship between the Jets and Revis is ticking toward an end. A divorce, really. That might sound like hysteria to some but it’s reality.[/size]

[size="4"][..][/size]

[size="4"]If the Jets can’t bridge the gap between what they are offering Revis and what he believes they promised him at the end of last season, he’s not showing up, period.[/size]

[size="4"]As in ever again.[/size]

[size="4"][..][/size]

[size="4"]To put it in another perspective, Indianapolis quarterback Peyton Manning will soon reset the bar for what the top players in the league are worth. The Colts will be lucky – yes, lucky – to get Manning’s deal done for less than an average of $25 million a year.[/size]

[size="4"]And if the top quarterback in the league is worth $25 million a year, what is the top cornerback or defensive end, left tackle or wide receiver – all guys who drastically impact the quarterback – are going to be worth?[/size]

[size="4"]There’s going to come a point where $16 million a year for Revis is a decent price.[/size]

[size="4"]The Jets can counter that by saying that they’re doing Revis a favor by redoing his contract now, at least one year in advance of free agency. That’s reasonable, but here’s another way of looking at it: If Revis plays out his contract over the next three years, he gets $21 million. The Jets then would be forced to put a franchise tag (assuming the franchise tag still exists) for a minimum of $18 million for 2013 (based on the fact that Revis’ 2012 salary is scheduled to be $15 million.[/size]

[size="4"]That’s $39 million over four years, but then the averages start to really jump, going way north of $20 million a year. From that perspective, $16 million a year looks like a good price.[/size]

[size="4"]But more important than any of that is a simple fact: Either the Jets get this done or they never have Revis again.[/size]

[/indent][/quote][indent]

[/indent]
0

#343 User is offline   SecondHandJets Icon

  • Assistant Head Coach
  • Icon
  • Group: Members
  • Posts: 7,489
  • Joined: 28-November 05
  • Gender:Male

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:52 PM

I see Mr Jet managed to drag his soap box in here. Carry on.
0

#344 User is offline   SecondHandJets Icon

  • Assistant Head Coach
  • Icon
  • Group: Members
  • Posts: 7,489
  • Joined: 28-November 05
  • Gender:Male

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:55 PM

What happens if Revis sits out the year? Is he going to sit out until the Jets no longer have rights to him? I doubt we trade him.
0

#345 User is offline   Jetsfan115 Icon

  • Assistant Head Coach
  • Icon
  • Group: Assistant Admin
  • Posts: 23,672
  • Joined: 30-March 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Cali

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:58 PM

I hate the comparison of a QB to any position. period. revis is a CB. all teams have to do is avoid them and lose their first option and revis becomes almost a non factor except for negating 1 WR. Peyton manning however gets the ball eveyr single offensive snap in the game and has the ability to win games. Manning can make up for a lack of any position on the field. ANY position. as we learned last year in the playoffs revis cannot
Get it done MT
Posted Image
0

#346 User is offline   Jetsfan115 Icon

  • Assistant Head Coach
  • Icon
  • Group: Assistant Admin
  • Posts: 23,672
  • Joined: 30-March 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Cali

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 03 September 2010 - 04:00 PM

oh and cole is a fin fan asshole who is speculating on the situation and trying to pass it off as fact. Its funny how many teams are taking joy in the Jets misfortune with revis
Get it done MT
Posted Image
0

#347 User is offline   Mr_Jet Icon

  • Assistant Head Coach
  • Icon
  • Group: Members
  • Posts: 4,291
  • Joined: 31-March 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Earth

  • NFL Team:

Posted 03 September 2010 - 04:04 PM

[quote name='SecondHandJets' date='03 September 2010 - 04:52 PM' timestamp='1283547157' post='308896']
I see Mr Jet managed to drag his soap box in here. Carry on.
[/quote]


Some of us have to stand on soap boxes and others have to fake leg injuries to get attention.

View PostFlyHiJets, on 01 June 2013 - 08:35 PM, said:

You're the scumbag that thinks everyone should kiss the as$es of a bunch of criminals but I'm a dumbass. Yeah okay douchebag. Go give some illegal wetback or Revis another blowjob. But then again.....don't you live in an entirely different country but yet think you can tell us how to live? Go fvck yourself little boy. You're likely still living with mommy & daddy. Pu$$y.


View Postazjetfan, on 02 July 2014 - 03:36 PM, said:

There are a few things I have realized about Mr. Jet over a few topics.

1) He is a racist. By constantly using race as a battling tool.
2) He is an extreme Liberal. If you are on either extreme you are probabaly more wrong than right.
3) He is one of those people who will never admit fault, error or defeat.
4)His life sucks and he takes it out on people who don't share in his views.
0

#348 User is offline   SecondHandJets Icon

  • Assistant Head Coach
  • Icon
  • Group: Members
  • Posts: 7,489
  • Joined: 28-November 05
  • Gender:Male

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 03 September 2010 - 04:12 PM

[quote name='Mr_Jet' date='03 September 2010 - 05:04 PM' timestamp='1283547842' post='308902']
Some of us have to stand on soap boxes and others have to fake leg injuries to get attention.
[/quote]

Some of us take a santana joke and run with it because our soap boxes are big enough.
0

#349 User is offline   Mr_Jet Icon

  • Assistant Head Coach
  • Icon
  • Group: Members
  • Posts: 4,291
  • Joined: 31-March 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Earth

  • NFL Team:

Posted 03 September 2010 - 04:29 PM

[quote name='SecondHandJets' date='03 September 2010 - 05:12 PM' timestamp='1283548322' post='308903']
Some of us take a santana joke and run with it because our soap boxes are big enough.
[/quote]


Maybe we should stay on topic before we get chastised by gmany.

View PostFlyHiJets, on 01 June 2013 - 08:35 PM, said:

You're the scumbag that thinks everyone should kiss the as$es of a bunch of criminals but I'm a dumbass. Yeah okay douchebag. Go give some illegal wetback or Revis another blowjob. But then again.....don't you live in an entirely different country but yet think you can tell us how to live? Go fvck yourself little boy. You're likely still living with mommy & daddy. Pu$$y.


View Postazjetfan, on 02 July 2014 - 03:36 PM, said:

There are a few things I have realized about Mr. Jet over a few topics.

1) He is a racist. By constantly using race as a battling tool.
2) He is an extreme Liberal. If you are on either extreme you are probabaly more wrong than right.
3) He is one of those people who will never admit fault, error or defeat.
4)His life sucks and he takes it out on people who don't share in his views.
0

#350 User is offline   santana Icon

  • I'm batman
  • Icon
  • Group: Admin
  • Posts: 7,889
  • Joined: 03-June 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Washington DC
  • Interests:Keeping this place from breaking... and titties.

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 03 September 2010 - 07:32 PM

Beans and corn bread!
Nyjetsfan.com Jets Fan Forum and Chat
0

#351 User is offline   S-Dubb Icon

  • 2008 Best Insider Award
  • Icon
  • View blog
  • Group: Assistant Admin
  • Posts: 31,145
  • Joined: 02-May 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:---
  • Interests:Hardcore Jets & Knicks fan - Gym rat - health and nutrition - family man and proud father.

    Twitter: @NYJETSFANCOM

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 03 September 2010 - 07:54 PM

[quote name='santana' date='03 September 2010 - 08:32 PM' timestamp='1283560369' post='308922']
Beans and corn bread!
[/quote]

Red koolaid!

0

#352 User is offline   A1elbow Icon

  • LB Coach
  • Icon
  • Group: Members
  • Posts: 1,890
  • Joined: 07-October 09

  • NFL Team:

Posted 03 September 2010 - 10:58 PM

[quote name='HurricaneJet32' date='03 September 2010 - 08:58 AM' timestamp='1283522311' post='308893']
Oh man don't be so one-sided.

It's a big circle...

Fans want to see better teams, in bigger stadiums, with cheerleaders, and pep rally's and state-of-the-art practice facilities to attract more expensive free agents!

Someone has to pay for it!

No one is at fault here, it is just the nature of things. If something is going to get this popular it will become more and more extravagant and therefore more and more expensive.
[/quote]

I'm not saying it is all the owners fault, but it is where it started. As football made more money, the owners still tried to keep down expenses (including player salaries), the players went through various ways to get more money, and as the money has grown all sides have done what they can to get their piece.

But my point is that regardless of what the individual players make, the owners are not going to cut the price of Flyhi's ticket just because he bleeds green and snots up white. Let's look at it like this, does the fact that Jacksonville can't fill their stadium stop them from getting the tv revenue? No, the only reason they want to move is because they can make more peripheral money from being in a larger city (not ticket sales).
Posted Image


Exterminate all rational thought, that is the conclusion I have come to
0

#353 User is offline   gmany3k Icon

  • Old Timer
  • Icon
  • Group: Members
  • Posts: 8,298
  • Joined: 31-March 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:AUSTIN,TX MALE member 2000-01

  • NFL Team:

Posted 04 September 2010 - 09:25 AM

I seldom complain about how or why a thread turns . Many of these topics are repeated every season.Sometimes its the same people and sometimes its new people .
Jetsfans115 is correct about financing except that the greed factor is the biggest element by far which negates commons sense.
21ST CENTURY NEW YORK STATE OF MIND ."REST IN PEACE NIGHT OWL TOM"Use Caution when reading my comments>.Posted Image
0

#354 User is offline   V DidDy 210 Icon

  • Special Teams
  • Icon
  • Group: Members
  • Posts: 335
  • Joined: 16-December 08

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 04 September 2010 - 03:46 PM

honestly, is there even another team out there that

a) is competitive

b) willing to pay him

c) has the money?

I can't think of any, the bucs could sign him, but they aren't competitive...

second question, if revis holds out, and IF we win the bowl...does he get a ring? Does everyone finally admit that the other 10 guys on the field are pretty good too?
0

#355 User is offline   Mr_Jet Icon

  • Assistant Head Coach
  • Icon
  • Group: Members
  • Posts: 4,291
  • Joined: 31-March 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Earth

  • NFL Team:

Posted 06 September 2010 - 02:16 AM

[img]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v483/MrKing20/geraldfordourlongnationalnightmarei.jpg[/img]

Now the only question is what will we bitch and moan about between now and the season opener?

View PostFlyHiJets, on 01 June 2013 - 08:35 PM, said:

You're the scumbag that thinks everyone should kiss the as$es of a bunch of criminals but I'm a dumbass. Yeah okay douchebag. Go give some illegal wetback or Revis another blowjob. But then again.....don't you live in an entirely different country but yet think you can tell us how to live? Go fvck yourself little boy. You're likely still living with mommy & daddy. Pu$$y.


View Postazjetfan, on 02 July 2014 - 03:36 PM, said:

There are a few things I have realized about Mr. Jet over a few topics.

1) He is a racist. By constantly using race as a battling tool.
2) He is an extreme Liberal. If you are on either extreme you are probabaly more wrong than right.
3) He is one of those people who will never admit fault, error or defeat.
4)His life sucks and he takes it out on people who don't share in his views.
0

#356 User is offline   Jetsfan115 Icon

  • Assistant Head Coach
  • Icon
  • Group: Assistant Admin
  • Posts: 23,672
  • Joined: 30-March 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Cali

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 06 September 2010 - 11:51 AM

[quote name='Mr_Jet' date='06 September 2010 - 12:16 AM' timestamp='1283757372' post='309051']
[img]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v483/MrKing20/geraldfordourlongnationalnightmarei.jpg[/img]

Now the only question is what will we bitch and moan about between now and the season opener?
[/quote]

whatever goes wrong in the game
Get it done MT
Posted Image
0

#357 User is offline   S-Dubb Icon

  • 2008 Best Insider Award
  • Icon
  • View blog
  • Group: Assistant Admin
  • Posts: 31,145
  • Joined: 02-May 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:---
  • Interests:Hardcore Jets & Knicks fan - Gym rat - health and nutrition - family man and proud father.

    Twitter: @NYJETSFANCOM

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 07 September 2010 - 09:41 AM


[b] [/b]
[quote]
[b][size="4"][url="http://www.thejetsblog.com/2010/09/07/the-life-of-a-wanted-man/"]The Life of a Wanted Man[/url][/size][/b]
[size="4"]By [url="http://thejetsblog.com/"]Bassett[/url] on 07. Sep, 2010[/size]

[size="4"]Manish Mehta of the Daily News has some vignettes from the past few days and weeks of Darrelle’s life. Here’s one in which he would don a disguise [url="http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/jets/2010/09/07/2010-09-07_revis_turns_new_corner.html?r=sports/football/jets&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+nydnrss/sports/football/jets+%28Sports/Football/Jets%29"]to go out[/url].[/size]

[indent][size="4"]The stranger walked up to the guy in the Afro wig and spotted him immediately.[/size]

[size="4"]"Hey, you’re Darrelle Revis!" he said, pointing at the cornerback.[/size]

[size="4"]"No, man. … You got the wrong guy," Revis, who wore the disguise, responded. "I’m not him. But I get that all the time."[/size]

[size="4"]The attention was scary.[/size]

[size="4"]"In the past two weeks, he wasn’t really like an athlete," Geiger said. "He was like a movie star."[/size]

[size="4"]One night, Revis and Geiger walked out of a restaurant only to be besieged by people they didn’t know. They took photos from camera phones, held flip-cams and reached out to shake his hand.[/size]

[size="4"]"It’s kind of scary, because you don’t know if people were mad at him or happy," Geiger said. "He couldn’t walk down the street. It was a little bit too much."[/size]

[/indent] [size="4"]NFL players wearing ridiculous costumes?[/size][/quote]
0

#358 User is offline   S-Dubb Icon

  • 2008 Best Insider Award
  • Icon
  • View blog
  • Group: Assistant Admin
  • Posts: 31,145
  • Joined: 02-May 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:---
  • Interests:Hardcore Jets & Knicks fan - Gym rat - health and nutrition - family man and proud father.

    Twitter: @NYJETSFANCOM

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 07 September 2010 - 09:44 AM


[b] [/b]
[quote]
[b][size="4"][url="http://www.thejetsblog.com/2010/09/07/leftovers-some-thoughts-on-the-revis-deal/"]Leftovers: Some Thoughts on the Revis Deal[/url][/size][/b]
[size="4"]By [url="http://thejetsblog.com/"]Bassett[/url] on 07. Sep, 2010[/size]

[size="4"][i]Yesterday the family and I headed up to the beach in Ogunquit Maine for the day. One last gasp of summer before the football season ensued. Of course that’s the day the deal gets done, but here are some of the thoughts I had about Revis deal that in the car on the way back … [/i][/size]

[size="4"][b]Commendable on All Sides[/b] – You have to credit both the team and the player for coming together on this. Revis came down off some high demands for the sake of the team and his legacy, and the team made good on a promise to renegotiate a player in a unique situation, but a situation that warranted addressing and giving him a lot of money by adding a single year onto his current deal. [/size]

[size="4"]My thoughts on both? Revis’s competitive spirit allowed him to back off his past demands, while the team knew that if you are ever going to break the rules, this is the guy for which to do it. Some are arguing that what if another player demands similar compensation? There is now precedent by the Jets to re-do deals with many years left. In my mind, it’s a good precedent: simply become a top five player in the whole league with more than two years left on your deal, and then we can talk about your contract.[/size]

[size="4"][b]On Average, Revis Is Paid More Than All But One NFL Corner Not in Fantasyland[/b] – Free Agent CB Dunta Robinson just signed with the Falcons this past March was awarded a six year $57 million deal with $25.5 million in guarantees – the best thus far aside from the Nnamdi Asomougha deal. In his recent signing, Revis blew out the guarantee money with upwards of $32 million in guarantees, and he surpassed the annual number on Dunta’s deal by two million. It sets a new “market level” but invalidates the deal that Aso received by the Raiders by bringing the corner position back to a more normalized level. [/size]

[size="4"][b]Disproving the CBA Excuse [/b]– With other elite players like Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are still without deals, I think that in a small way, the Jets have been proving that market leading deals can get done in these uncertain economic times. Good for them in taking a chance, but this was a necessary step if this team was realistically talking about a Super Bowl.[/size]

[size="4"][b]Increasing Importance of the Position?[/b] – From a 30,000 foot view, I think that the Revis signing is a monument to an emerging NFL trend. For time immemorial, the gruff “in the trenches” nature and Parcellsian logic of building from the inside out have been what’s ruled the NFL, but I think we are witnessing a shift. When the Patriots would routinely best the Colts in the mid 2000s, it was because their secondary would mug the Colts receivers. Their secondary was good, but was more physical than great. Belichick took advantage of the rules of the time. The Colts complained, and now the rules on passer interference are more strictly enforced — thus the [url="http://www.ncaatop25.com/law.htm"]Ty Law Rule[/url]. Couple that with bew rules to protect the passer, and the game is ever increasingly more passer centric. [/size]

[size="4"]Why does this matter? it’s put a premium on elite coverage skills from players who can routinely lock down their responsibilities. That’s the reason the Jets went out to get Cromartie as a second, and Wilson as a third corner. Against most NFL teams, having one solid coverage player might be a fine tactic, but what remains to be seen is whether building the way the Jets are can stop elite passing attacks like the Colts, Packers and Patriots, teams who can prove that an opponent is only as strong as their weakest secondary player. Tannenbaum has joked that Rex can’t have enough corners, and there’s a reason for this. Could it be that he feels like he’ll take coverage skills over pass rushing skills? Instead of building from the time honored inside out, Ryan seems to be putting an emphasis on building his defense back to front … something that flies in the face of most conventional wisdom.[/size]

[/quote]


0

#359 User is offline   S-Dubb Icon

  • 2008 Best Insider Award
  • Icon
  • View blog
  • Group: Assistant Admin
  • Posts: 31,145
  • Joined: 02-May 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:---
  • Interests:Hardcore Jets & Knicks fan - Gym rat - health and nutrition - family man and proud father.

    Twitter: @NYJETSFANCOM

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 07 September 2010 - 09:59 AM

http://www.nfl.com/videos/new-york-jets/09000d5d81a51739/Revis-discusses-ending-holdout-return-to-Jets


http://www.nfl.com/videos/new-york-jets/09000d5d81a511cd/Rev-up-the-Jets



0

#360 User is offline   Jetsfan115 Icon

  • Assistant Head Coach
  • Icon
  • Group: Assistant Admin
  • Posts: 23,672
  • Joined: 30-March 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Cali

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 07 September 2010 - 10:01 AM

The theory is it works both ways. good cover guys will give the other guys more time to get to the QB, while a good pass rausher will give the DBs less time to have to cover a guy. In theory both should be equally effective
Get it done MT
Posted Image
0

  • (19 Pages)
  • +
  • « First
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • You cannot start a new topic
  • You cannot reply to this topic

1 User(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users