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Last week, when the Jets pressed “pause” on the Darrelle Revis trade talks, some thought that another team or two could try to jump into the fray. It didn’t happen. In fact, it never happened. Per a source with knowledge of the process, it was alwayUpvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com Updated Apr 21, 2013The New York Jets brass held a conference call with the media Sunday evening following the trade of star cornerback Darrelle Revis. The Jets shipped one of their top players in franchise history to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a first-round pick this ye…Upvote Share TweetThe much-discussed potential trade of Branden Albert from the Chiefs to the Dolphins doesn’t appear likely at the price Albert is currently seeking. Although the Chiefs and Dolphins can probably agree on compensation - the Dolphins sending a second-roUpvote Share Tweet
Jets’ Antonio Cromartie on Darrelle Revis trade: ‘It sucks’yahoo.com Updated Apr 21, 2013When New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis suffered a season-ending knee injury against the Miami Dolphins last September, it put Antonio Cromartie in place as the team's top pass defender. Cromartie responded well, ranking 16th overall in Pro Footbal…Upvote Share Tweet
Team needs: New England PatriotsWith just five picks currently in hand, the Patriots don’t enter this year’s draft with a lot of ammunition. It’s a good thing, then, that the defending AFC East champions don’t have a whole lot of holes that need filling. As in most other years oUpvote Share TweetThe former equipment manager of the Bills is suing the team and claiming he was fired because of his age. Ben Volin of the Palm Beach Post suggests the Dolphins may look to move on from K Dan Carpenter. S D.J. Swearinger could be a player the Patriots t…Upvote Share Tweet
Jets want to trade down from No. 9At a time when some think that the amount of movement in the first round of the draft will be unprecedented, count the Jets among the teams that want to move down. Per Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, Jets G.M. John Idzik has “sent out word” of his intUpvote Share Tweet
Jets Trade Revis To BucsApr 21Darrelle Revis signs an extension with the Buccaneers after the Jets trade him for the 13th overall pick in this year's NFL draft and a conditional selection for 2014.
Revis Traded Pending PhysicalApr 21John Clayton discusses the reports that the Jets have agreed to trade Darrelle Revis to the Buccaneers pending a physical.
Revis Given Permission To NegotiateApr 21Adam Schefter discusses the reports that the Jets have given Darrelle Revis permission to take a physical and negotiate with the Buccaneers.
Clayton's mailbag: Schedule-makers have fairness in mindApr 21An innovative scheduling software is helping teams avoid three-game road trips and other dreaded quirks, writes John Clayton.