â†µâ‡¥According to sources familiar with the situation, the Jets are willing to reward Revis with the biggest contract ever given to a defensive back, one that could even exceed $100 million. â†µâ†µ
â†µThe news comes as the team is inching closer to reaching a long-term deal with tackle D'Brickashaw Ferguson and considering others with center Nick Mangold and linebacker David Harris. â†µâ†µ
â†µâ‡¥For now, Revis continues to be under the most scrutiny, and he continues to demand a deal that will exceed Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha's three years for $45.3 million. â†µâ‡¥â†µ
â†µâ‡¥What the Jets appear ready to do instead is add six years to the existing deal, a total package that, when added to the remaining $21 million Revis is owed would approach $100 million or more. That deal, which would average around $12 million per season, would keep Revis with the Jets until he is 33. â†µâ‡¥â†µ
â†µIn comments made to Gluaber after practice yesterday, Revis still sounded somewhat skeptical that the Jets would show him the loyalty he said he deserves, which according to Revis means a yearly average of $16.2 million per season. The Jets have said that the team is unwilling to agree to that figure, so either Revis can make peace with the team and settle for having the richest overall contract for a cornerback, or continue to complain until he gets the record-setting yearly figure he covets so. â†µâ†µ
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