Darrelle Revis allowing receptions shouldn't be a cause for concern

Jones beats Revis on a route, via Boston GlobeThe New England Patriots didn't play their best game in a 16-9 win on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders, and neither did Darrelle Revis, who gave up 5 catches on 6 targets for 63 yards, according to NESN.Watching that game, at no point did I ever think Revis was having a bad game. A couple of the catches, he was playing well off...
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Patriots Shouldn't Worry About Darrelle Revis

The Patriots brought in All Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis to be a star. He would be the missing piece in the secondary, the player to elevate the defense back into the hey-days of shutdown, lockdown, and three down defense. Rookie quarterback Derek Carr threw at his six times, completed five passes, and picked up 63 yards. That's not what New England wanted. Right? Don'...
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Oakland Raiders 2014 draft class continues to impress

Throwing against All-Pro Darrelle Revis, quarterback Derek Carr was 5 for 6 for 63 yards – and a defensive interference penalty. According to Pro Football Focus, Khalil Mack is the highest graded linebacker in the entire NFL, with a 10.8+ grade. Offensive guard Gabe Jackson does this. The 2014 draft class is one of the lone bright spots so far in this 0-3 season. When was the last...
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Should we worry about Darrelle Revis’ slow start?

Well, the Pats added another chapter to their book How To Win Ugly In The NFL (that title courtesy of Rex Ryan). Tom Brady and the offense managed just one touchdown and 16 points against an inferior Raiders defense. The New England defense had another solid, if not flashy, outing for a second-straight week. Rookie passer Derek Carr and Oakland’s offense were held to 241 total...
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14 crazy stats from Week 3

We witnessed wild times again in Week 3. Quarterbacks caught passes, the New England Patriots looked ordinary against the Raiders, and the San Francisco 49ers didn’t score a point in the fourth quarter. Actually, that last thing is pretty normal now. 3: The amount of quarterbacks who caught passes. Well, it’s technically two because Johnny Manziel and the Browns used dirty illegal...
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Darrelle Revis’ Struggles Against Derek Carr Among Patriots-Raiders Takeaways

Darrelle Revis wasn’t on his A game Sunday when the New England Patriots took on rookie quarterback Derek Carr. The Patriots cornerback allowed five receptions on six targets for 63 yards in New England’s 16-9 win over the Oakland Raiders. Perhaps Revis was dealing with an injury, or maybe it was the scheme the Patriots were running, but the All-Pro wasn’t as dominant as...
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Julian Edelman, Dont’a Hightower Among Patriots’ Standout Performers

FOXBORO, Mass. — Check out the New England Patriots’ standout performers, both good and bad, from their 16-9 win over the Oakland Raiders: Julian Edelman The Patriots’ receiver did all he could to carry the team on his back, catching 10 passes for 84 yards on 12 targets. It’s going to be a long season for Edelman as Brady’s favorite receiver. He’s going to continue to...
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Patriots Prepare for Oakland Raiders in 2014 Home Opener

#461896295 / gettyimages.com The New England Patriots (1-1) are preparing for their highly anticipated home opener at Gillette Stadium when the Oakland Raiders (0-2) come to town on Sunday afternoon. This will be the first game played in the confides of Gillette Stadium since a divisional round victory over the Indianapolis Colts in the playoffs last season. The Patriots are also...
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New England Patriots Defense Already Improved due to Buying Into Revis Island

Mandatory Credit: AP Photo/Stephan Savoia Two games into the 2014 NFL season and there are numerous questions about the New England Patriots on offense and defense: Is Tom Brady still able to be an elite quarterback? Will a receiver emerge other than Julian Edelman and Rob Gronkowski? Can the Patriots’ front seven stop a power running team? and can the Patriots mount a consistent...
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Revis a success in New England

FOXBOROUGH (AP) Darrelle Revis didn't divulge much when asked about his preference for facing a rookie quarterback. New England's shutdown cornerback officially is a Patriot. ''I can't give you all of that,'' the five-time Pro Bowler said with a laugh when questioned about potentially baiting Oakland rookie Derek Carr into a mistake or two Sunday when...
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Darrelle Revis is a big proponent of identity theft

Doug Kyed, NESN: “That’s our No. 1 identity, just make turnovers and play aggressive,” Revis said Sunday after the Patriots’ win.Week 2 was a dream for defensive coordinator, Matt Patricia. There was constant pressure on Minnesota QB Matt Cassel from all angles. Four turnovers, six sacks and only 217 total offense yards allowed in Sunday's game with the Vikings would...
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Revis Island returns in Week 2: Looking into the advanced stats

The Patriots did not use Darrelle Revis for what he is famous for in the team's first game against Miami.Customarily, Revis has lined up against a team's best receiver and taken him out of the game. Thats where the term "Revis Island" came from.Against the Dolphins, Revis just played on the left side. Sometimes he'd cover Mike Wallace, but he was not exclusively...
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Dont’a Hightower’s Enhanced Pass Rush Among Takeaways From Patriots’ Win

MINNEAPOLIS — There’s no longer any doubt. The New England Patriots have the deepest secondary in the NFL. The Patriots were missing two key cornerbacks on Sunday, and they still held Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel to 202 yards with just one touchdown and four interceptions. Brandon Browner is serving a four-game suspension? Alfonzo Dennard has a last minute shoulder...
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Darrelle Revis Intercepts First Pass With Patriots, Living Up To Hype

MINNEAPOLIS — Darrelle Revis isn’t an overly flashy cornerback, despite being the best in the NFL. He doesn’t declare that he’s the greatest after big wins like Richard Sherman, and he doesn’t try his hand on offense like Patrick Peterson. He’s not biggest or fastest cornerback, and his biggest strength — technique — can be hard to quantify. The three-time All-Pro...
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WATCH: Darrelle Revis Makes First Interception With the New England Patriots

There are certain things that are going to happen, The sun is going to rise. Nightfall will eventually come. Gas prices are going to rise, and the fat kid will eat the cupcake (true story; I just finished it). Oh--and someone will be foolish enough to test Revis Island and defensive back Darrelle Revis will make his first interception as a member of the New England Patriots.It was...
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Watch: Darrelle Revis Gets his First Interceptions for Patriots

Darrelle Revis was the biggest offseason acquisition for the New England Patriots this summer, but his presence wasn’t felt all that much in the team’s Week 1 loss in Miami. In Week 2, Revis didn’t go unnoticed. In the opening minted of the second quarter and the Patriots up by 10, Revis recorded his first interception with New England. courtesy: Bleacher Report Revis Island...
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Revis Picks off Cassel for First Interception with Patriots

Darrelle Revis inked a big-time 2-year, $32 million deal this offseason with the Patriots and their investment appears to be paying dividends already. The All-Pro picked off Vikings QB Matt Cassel, his second INT of the day, and helped his squad to a 17-7 lead.   Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Watch: Darrelle Revis picks off first pass in a Patriots uniform

With the New England Patriots leading the Minnesota Vikings early in the second quarter, cornerback Darrelle Revis recorded his first interception of the 2014 NFL season on a pass by Matt Cassel down the right side of the field. Revis made the interception look easy, playing the football like a receiver and reminding quarterbacks everywhere of why should never even bother throwing...
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Revis weighs in on Vikings' Cordarrelle Patterson

Veteran defensive back Darrelle Revis did not necessarily get the coming out party that he and all of Patriots Nation were looking for. Instead, Revis and the rest of the Patriots collapsed in the second half to lose to a less-talented Miami Dolphins team. As any veteran player or coach would tell you though, you just need to get over it and move on to the next week.After focusing...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

How did Darrelle Revis do in his Patriots debut? Looking into the advanced stats

Much has been made about new Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis.With good reason, Revis has spent most of his career with the crown of "best cornerback in the NFL". Even in a supposed down year last season, Revis was ProFootballFocus' top rated corner in the league. So, how did he do for the Patriots?According to PFF, Revis had an overall rating of 1.6 which is good...
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Unrealistic expectations surrounding Darrelle Revis

Darrelle Revis celebrates his fumble recovery with Logan Ryan, Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty ImagesDarrelle Revis surrendered a touchdown to Mike Wallace in the season opener against Miami, something Patriot fans thought wouldn't happen all year.Revis is a special player, an all-world cornerback. Richard Sherman gets all the attention because he runs his mouth, while Revis quietly...
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Patriots banged up or injured? Darrelle Revis, Rob Ninkovich and Sebastian Vollmer

Sebastian Vollmer avoided a major injury (Jim Davis - Boston Globe)During Sunday's egregious loss to the Miami Dolphins, several players had issues in regards to their health. Darrelle Revis experienced cramps, missing the last two defensive drives. Sebastian Vollmer was taken out for a drive after being slow to get up. The most severe may have been Rob Ninkovich though, where...
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Patriots Have No Excuse For Poor Second Half Showing Against Dolphins

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The New England Patriots had no excuses or earth-shattering explanations for their second-half collapse. Cornerback Darrelle Revis said the team had confidence going into the game, and defensive tackle Sealver Siliga said the team maintained it through halftime. Perhaps cockiness can be partially blamed for a second half that included just 67 net yards on...
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Lamar Miller Loses Football & Shoe In Odd Play Vs. Patriots

Late in the 1st half, Miami Dolphins RB, Lamar Miller, coughed up the football to the Patriots newest cornerback and future hall-of-famer, Darrelle Revis. The football wasn’t the only thing Miller lost on the rush; his left shoe went flying in the air on impact and didn’t land until the Patriots were already celebration the turnover. Believe it or not, I’ve seen something like that before.
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Darrelle Revis: "Mike Wallace is probably the fastest receiver in the league"

Sunday will be the first time Darrelle Revis suits up in a regular season game for the New England Patriots. His first assignment will most likely be to cover speedy wide receiver Mike Wallace.This won't be the first time the two have faced each other. Going back to when they were with the Jets and the Steelers respectively. As they prepare to face each other again, the two have...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss
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