Darrelle Revis could have paid a hefty sum to wear No. 24.
According to Uni-Watch.com, the new Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback paid second-year safety Mark Barron 50,000 to take the number.
Deals are worked out between players and usually not made public, but if the report is accurate, Barron received a healthy payment to switch to No. 23 in May.
Revis wore No. 24 during a six-year career with the New York Jets that included four Pro Bowl appearances and three All-Pro mentions. The Bucs traded for him April 21, and Revis received a six-year, 96 million deal.
So yes, he could afford to offer a figure too good for Barron to refuse.Number change was not forced organization left tht up to me and @Revis24. So I chose to let him get the number Mark Barron (@M_B_24) May 3, 2013It's official: Darrelle Revis will wear 24. Mark Barron is going to make 23 a number opponents will remember. More: http:t.cooNGzT6Ulpo Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) May 3, 2013This is not the first time t...