• Report: Buccaneers CB Darrelle Revis paid Mark Barron $50,000 for No. 24

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Jun 19, 2013
    Mark Barron didn’t really need the money, but Darrelle Revis needed the number. Darrelle Revis spent big to get No. 24 At his introductory press conference, all Revis would say about the matter was that he and Barron had discussed the No. 24. At Alabama, Barron wore No. 4.  Barron, a top-1o pick in 2012, had no extensive attachment to No. 24.  The Pro Bowl cornerback, who was traded to the Buccaneers this offseason, hasn't practiced with his new teammates as he recovers from a knee injury, but said he expects to be ready to play in Week 1 when Tampa Bay plays at MetLife Stadium against the Jets. However, when wide receiver Chad Johnson was traded to the New England Patriots in 2011, he was reportedly willing to pay anything to tight end Aaron Hernandez for the No. 85 jersey.
    Source: yahoo.com
    • Source: Revis paid $50K to get 24 with Bucs

      Darrelle Revis was able to secure the No. 24 when he was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but it didn't come cheap.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Revis forks over 50 large for No. 24

      Mark Barron didn’t really need the money, but Darrelle Revis needed the number. PFT has confirmed that the Buccaneers newcomer at cornerback has indeed forked over $50,000 for the rights to No. 24, the number he wore with the Jets. The figure was first …

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