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07:51 AM ET 08.11 | A report out of New York has the Jets and Darrelle Revis "a staggering $40 million" apart. Revis has been looking to surpass Oakland's Nnamdi Asomugha as the highest-paid cornerback. Over the next two seasons, Asomugha will average $16.5 million. So do the math on a 10-year deal. That brings the number Revis wants in the $160 million range. Guaranteed money? Probably about $30 million. "The proposal I gave to the Jets on Friday reflected the fact Darrelle Revis wants to be a Jet for life," agent Neil Schwartz said Tuesday. ... "The Jets have never given us a proposal with one dollar in signing bonus or one dollar in fully guaranteed money," Schwartz said. "I don't care what they say."

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Darrelle Revis, AP Darrelle Revis, AP
August 11, 2010  07:55 AM ET

Does not look good for J-E-T-S fans...

See ya Week 10, Darrelle!

August 11, 2010  07:55 AM ET

Gotta love a guy wanting a signing bonus when he's already under contract.

August 11, 2010  07:56 AM ET

We kind of already figured that out, he wants Asomugha money, but eventually he's going to have to realize that he and the Jets won't get anywhere unless he shows up.

August 11, 2010  08:01 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

We kind of already figured that out, he wants Asomugha money, but eventually he's going to have to realize that he and the Jets won't get anywhere unless he shows up.

He's also going to realize that the other 31 teams in the league don't have a crazy corpse running them skewing the market.

August 11, 2010  08:03 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

He's also going to realize that the other 31 teams in the league don't have a crazy corpse running them skewing the market.

Right, as long as the Cryptkeeper is still alive the system will continue to be broken.

August 11, 2010  08:03 AM ET

Does anyone else just enjoy saying Asomugha, or is it just me?

Asomugha

Asomugha

Asomugha

August 11, 2010  08:04 AM ET

Is "REIVS" Revis's replacement. Spell check mofos.

August 11, 2010  08:04 AM ET
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Tens of millions??It's a wrap... Good luck to the new rookie corner.

hee hee! the one who had his 'war face' on yesterday,right? LOL

August 11, 2010  08:05 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Does not look good for J-E-T-S fans... See ya Week 10, Darrelle!

That is if he's not still holding out by then.

August 11, 2010  08:05 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

hee hee! the one who had his 'war face' on yesterday,right? LOL

Yep, Chief... him!

August 11, 2010  08:06 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Is "REIVS" Revis's replacement. Spell check mofos.

Wow, I completely missed that, good catch sir!

August 11, 2010  08:06 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

That is if he's not still holding out by then.

He'll be back then. Has to be unless he wants to lose a full season of service in the league.

August 11, 2010  08:07 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Does anyone else just enjoy saying Asomugha, or is it just me? AsomughaAsomughaAsomugha

It's not just you, apparently Revis likes mentioning him too.

August 11, 2010  08:08 AM ET
QUOTE(#13):

He'll be back then. Has to be unless he wants to lose a full season of service in the league.

With the way he's going, that could be the case.

August 11, 2010  08:09 AM ET

If he holds out this season, can he be a scab next season?

August 11, 2010  08:10 AM ET

He wants $160 million? Is he mad?

August 11, 2010  08:13 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Is "REIVS" Revis's replacement. Spell check mofos.

<Head in hands>

August 11, 2010  08:15 AM ET

If they would be reasonable they could work it out. Revis needs to understand that he has 3 years left on his contract, so he does not have the leverage of a free agent signing a deal with a team run by an insance, vampire like owner. The Jets need to understand that expecting the best corner in the league to risk a career ending injury for 1 million dollars is not going to happen. His contract is backloaded over the next three years. If they just agreed to front load it perhaps they could keep the money close to the same (knowing that they would renegotiate with one year left so that dollar amount is meaningless anyway) and work something out. I think Revis has unrealistic expectations and Woody Johnson, who inherited every dime he has, thinks he is some sort of tough guy. I also think that the owners are colluding not to artifically increase salaries in this uncapped year.

If you are a Jets fan, and I clearly am, you are not surpised by this. My guess is that Revis does not play one down this year. The Jets will be a somewhat better than average team, who will either just miss the playoffs or bow out early. I will then repeatedly bang my head against a wall.

August 11, 2010  08:17 AM ET

Asomugha is good; but smarter heads need to consider the insane turkey vulture who forked out that kinda $$ for a shut down corner...

 
August 11, 2010  08:18 AM ET

Yes J-E-T-S fans...wait 'til next year. B'bye.

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