Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/8/13
It goes without saying that cornerback Darrelle Revis has been gearing up to face the New York Jets ever since his former team declined to give him the type of contract he desired and instead traded him to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. One of Revis’ close friends wonders though if Revis should even bother to play in Sunday’s season opener. “I don’t think the Jets team or the receivers are even worthy of him coming out for this game” former NFL cornerback Ty Law an ex-teammate of Revis told Sports Illustrated. “He could’ve had the bad knee and covered these guys. He should sit out this game and wait to make a real splash. “He is absolutely the best and wants to play the best and I think you’re going to get the best out of him if he respects the other guy. But I don’t think he respects anybody on the Jets and then — you never know — what are they even playing for? I mean they’re the type of team that might want to get [him] hurt or try to take him out or something like that. So I wouldn’t even play him because they’re not worthy.”
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