Attempting to put to bed the continued controversy surrounding his contract, Darrelle Revis asserts he’s happy where he is and would like to keep it that way.
In an interview Thursday, Revis told the Star Ledger that he wants to retire with the Jets, an intention he thinks resonates well with the team’s brass.
“I want to retire here,” Revis said. “I think Mike (Tannenbaum) knows that. I think Rex (Ryan) knows that. (The Jets) drafted me, they gave me a chance, so yeah, I want to be here and never play for another organization again. If they feel that, if Mike feels that I’m that type of person to be here, then they will compensate me. If not, then it’s the business of it.”
Revis emphasized he “will try to honor (his contract) the best way I can,” and that he’s not as disgruntled as some are making him out to be, but ultimately is still seeking long-term stability.
“People think I’m mad or unhappy. I’m not mad or unhappy,” Revis said. “It’s a thing where some things were