Much has been made of the ongoing (never-ending) Darrelle Revis saga. The Jets reportedly are exploring the idea of trading the Pro Bowl-caliber cornerback, who's apparently drawing a "gold rush" of interest around the league.
While another team would have to part with a high-round pick (or two) to land Revis, they'd also have to line his pockets with cash.
A lot of it.
Sources tell the New York Post that Revis is seeking a contract "just north of" Mario Williams' pact with the Bills -- six years, $96 million with $50 million guaranteed. ESPNNewYork confirmed as much, adding that Revis is "believed" to be looking for $16 million annually and $60 million guaranteed.
A megadeal of that magnitude would make Revis the highest paid defensive player in NFL history.
With those seemingly long-standing demands in mind, The Post reports Gang Green began shopping Revis prior to his season-ending injury in 2012, "a clear indication they have had no plans to sign him to the long-term ...