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New York Jets owner Woody Johnson has not been shy when it comes to his love for Patriots corner back Darrelle Revis.

According to Mike Cole of NESN.com, Johnson and new Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan have spoken about trying to bring Revis back to his former team. It's no secret that the Jets need to retool their secondary, as the unit only had four interceptions all of last season.

Cole, citing a New York Daily News report, says that the Jets have enough cap room to give Revis the kind of contract he wants, and they don't have much money tied into some of their big-name players. Revis would provide instantly credibility to the Jets' secondary once again and would instantly put them in the discussion of elite defenses.

All of this, of course, hinges on Revis hitting the free agent market. The Patriots have a $25 million option on him, but it's incredibly unlikely they'd pick it up, especially because they are about $14 million over the salary cap.

If the Jets were to miss out on Revis, their backup plan is another former friend - Antonio Cromartie. But make no mistake, the Jets want Revis. Does he choose the chance at going for another ring over money?

While this is just speculation, this may make Patriots fans feel better about bringing Revis back long term.



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Jesse Gaunce 3/03/2015 11:36:00 AM Edit
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