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Old 09-06-2010, 01:44 AM    (permalink
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Yes, yes, yes!

Best D again hopefully this year.. Figured the man with his own island deserves his own thread.
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Finally. I figured all this financial cutting we were doing lately had to mean SOMETHING. Yesssss.
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im interested to hear the numbers...
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Well he can't make any mistakes now making that kind of money.
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4 years 46 million with 32 million guaranteed are the rumors.
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Actually he can make all the mistakes he wants now, he's set for life.
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Actually he can make all the mistakes he wants now, he's set for life.
You know what I meant though all the blame will go towards him if something goes wrong.

Anyway does that money seem low for the highest paid defensive player ever? I was expecting more.
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This is HUGE for Cro. I think he can abuse #2's, but was worried about him facing ones. He's been playing so well in preseason / TC, I *HOPE* it carries over into the season. As soon as Pace is back... damn.

Also, Kyle Wilson will be a stud next year. Just watch.
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If he screws up though just watch him be scrutinized by the media for it.
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Who cares? He just got $30 million.

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Great news for Revis and the Jets. They need Revis to be on the field for the defense to be effective.
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Can't wait for MNF!!!
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Hey, after he pays his fines for missing all of training camp, he might not be set for life! :D
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Wait, werent there reports saying he refused/wanted 120 million? I'm so confused.
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Lol just in time for the final episode of Hard Knocks. What. A. Coincidence!!!
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This contract is so much lower than I thought it would be. $32 million guaranteed is less than what Haynesworth got.
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So maybe Revis wasn't being ridiculously greedy as most people depicted? That or the deal was reported wrong.
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Aren't Braylon, David Harris and Santonio's contracts up after this year? This may have to be their year right now.
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So maybe Revis wasn't being ridiculously greedy as most people depicted? That or the deal was reported wrong.
After seeing the money Revis got, it makes no sense why it took so long. The only real reason I can think of is that they were doing this for Hard Knocks.
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He gets to negotiate another contract at 28 years old.
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After seeing the money Revis got, it makes no sense why it took so long. The only real reason I can think of is that they were doing this for Hard Knocks.
This. Everyone reported the Jets offered him somewhere around 100 million-120 million and he refused it. Now he just rolls over for a measly 32 million. Certainly looks like it was for hard knocks.
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Oh please. You mean he was willing to risk missing an entire Training Camp & Pre-season, and the Jets were willing to risk him coming out week 1 rusty for a TV show? The only people who benefit from Hard Knocks ratings are HBO, not the Jets or Revis. That makes no sense at all from either side, and it's actually pretty stupid 2 think it was for that reason.

32 million is alot, plus the fact that he's gonna get another HUGE deal at 28 is pretty nice and I'm sure enticing to him. He'll probably have 4 or so more elite years left and still be in his prime.
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The structure of the 120 million, 10 year deal was likely bad for Revis. Many of those very long-term deals are set up to give a ton of money in the last couple of years which the team has no intention of doing.
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Oh please. You mean he was willing to risk missing an entire Training Camp & Pre-season, and the Jets were willing to risk him coming out week 1 rusty for a TV show? The only people who benefit from Hard Knocks ratings are HBO, not the Jets or Revis. That makes no sense at all from either side, and it's actually pretty stupid 2 think it was for that reason.

32 million is alot, plus the fact that he's gonna get another HUGE deal at 28 is pretty nice and I'm sure enticing to him. He'll probably have 4 or so more elite years left and still be in his prime.


and youre being polite about it.

he did it for hard knocks? really? thats the stupidest thing ive seen on these boards in a very long time, and ive been here through starheather and bce and a host of others from the brain trust. but really? stop being ignorant, its embarrassing and kills your credibility. not yours LL, just the other numb nuts.

and also learn to read people: his 120 mil offer contained no guarenteed money or very very little. his re-offer was 10 year 162 mil with 40+mil guarenteed. and of course the jets said no, too much with no cba in place and too long.
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It just brings more attention to the Jets which is what they want. Not really about the ratings as you said that just helps HBO. I don't think they $100 million was ever realistic but I still expected more money than this even though the deal is only 4 years.
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