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He’s put pen to paper and the deal is done. Darrelle Revis is a Tampa Bay Buccaneer. Adam Schefter reports the Bucs will send their 1st round pick (13th overall) and a conditional 4th round pick that could turn into a third in 2014 to the Jets. Revis signed a 6-year deal with Tampa Bay that will make him the highest paid DB in NFL history but it does not include any guaranteed money. In total the contract is worth $96 million. Revis will make $16 million in each year of the deal.


Update 4:36 pm

UPDATE II: ESPN reports the deal includes the 13th overall pick. Revis has arrived at the Bucs facility and remains in the building as the deal progresses.

UPDATE: According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, a deal is in place between the Jets and Buccaneers for Revis.

It appears we may final have some closure in the Darrelle Revis trade rumors, that have been going on for quite some time now. According to multiple reports, the Jets have granted permission for Revis to visit and take a physical with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

 

 

Revis, who has been linked to Tampa all off-season, would be a good fit with the Bucs defense that allowed an average of 297.4 yards per game in the air.

Last season, his season was cut short after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in the second game of the season. In his career, the former first round pick of the Jets in the 2007 draft has 19 interceptions.