The day has finally come, boys and girls. Sure, Darrelle Revis has taken the money and ran to Tampa Bay (people forget that) and New England before, but today truly marks the end of the Revis Island era in New York. Revis was recently in the news for allegedly putting two squids in a body bag, meaning that Revis Island could very well end up being in Rikers Island if the charges stay true.
The Jets insist that their decision to cut Darrelle Revis was simply a business decision and that the role that he may or may not have played in Pittsburgh last week had no influence on this decision, and I agree. There was even language in Revis’ contract that could have saved the Jets around $6 million due to this incident. However, the Jets front office decided to have a clean and healthy break with Darrelle, who despite the charges will one day be in the Jets ring of honor and a first ballot Hall of Famer.
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