When Darrelle Revis was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, one of the first orders of business was apparently to make sure he got his #24 jersey that he has worn for his entire NFL career so far.
However, Mark Barron already had that jersey number for the Bucs.
Fortunately for Revis, he had just signed a huge new contract extension, and everything is available for the right...
What’s in a number?
Apparently a whole lot for Darrelle Revis, as the new Buccaneers cornerback shelled out quite the pretty penny in order to wear his precious No. 24 this season.
The number had belonged to Mark Barron, a safety Tampa Bay drafted seventh overall in 2012, until Revis paid him $50,000 to part with it, according to Uni Watch’s Paul Lukas. Revis has worn No. 24...
Darrelle Revis has been all about the money since getting drafted by the New York Jets in 2007.So even though the All-World cornerback finally got the massive contract he's been pleading for via a trade to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Revis isn't done wheeling and dealing. According to Uni-Watch.com, Revis dished out $50,000 to acquire his No. 24 from second-year Bucs defensive...
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...
When Darrelle Revis was shipped to the Buccaneers, he instantly brought additional star power to an up-and-coming franchise.
That star power didn't entitle the star corner to his familiar No. 24 jersey, however.
Citing a "well-placed source," Paul Lukas of Uni-Watch.com reports that Revis paid Bucs safety Mark Barron $50,000 to secure No. 24, which Revis has donned...
MONEY AIN'T A THING
Darrelle Revis really wanted to wear number twenty-four and put his money where his mouth is paying new teammate, Mark Barron, a king's ransom.
Darrelle Revis will be wearing an unfamiliar jersey when he kicks off the 2013 season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but he will reportedly be wearing a familiar number thanks to his incredibly deep pockets. Last season, the Bucs’ No. 24 jersey was worn by safety Mark Barron. Now, the Bucs’ website lists Barron as No. [...]
Accoding to Black Sports Online, Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis paid safety Mark Barron $50,000 for him to give up the No. 24 so he can wear it.
Revis couldn’t afford to wear any other number since his Nike brand is based on his jersey number.
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