Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 1/26/13
The squall that is Darrelle Revis might have turned into a Category # 24 storm after it was revealed this week that the New York Jets had entertained thoughts of unloading their best player to avoid a big payout when his contract is up after next season. The Jets did everything they could to soothe the ego of the "speechless" cornerback who is seeking a contract  similar or "just north of" the deal the Bills gave defensive end Mario Williams — six years, $96 million with $50 mil guaranteed, according to The New York Post. Or enough to buy a real island. Now, two NFL sources told The Post Friday that the Jets were actually floating their interest around the league in trading Revis before he blew out his left knee against the Dolphins in Week 2 — a clear indication the team has no plans to sign him to the long-term contract he wants. One source told The Post that, before the injury, more than one NFL GM reached out to Revis' agents to say the Jets were looking into their options for
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