The Buccaneers/Darrelle Revis saga could be solved by the NFL Draft. (Nick Laham/Getty Images Sport)
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are willing to trade the No. 13 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft to the New York Jets in exchange for All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis, but the Jets are looking for a lot more compensation, reports ProFootballtalk.com.
Revis has been the subject of trade talks the entire offseason as he has been looking for a long-term deal. Revis signed a four-year, $46 million contract in 2010, which contained $32.5 million guaranteed. Starting in 2014, the next three years of his contract are voidable.
The Buccaneers have a loosely, self-imposed deadline of about a week before the draft to complete a trade for Revis, reports the Tampa Bay Times.
Multiple sources with knowledge of the situation tell PFT that the Buccaneers are willing to send the 13th overall pick in the 2013 draft to the Jets for Revis. The Jets, however, want “a lot more” than this year’s first-round pick, we’re told.
It’s unclear what else the Jets want. Last month, the Vikings got a first-round pick in 2013, a seventh-round pick in 2013, and a third-round pick in 2014 for receiver Percy Harvin. It’s possible the Jets want that, or something close to it.
The three-day NFL Draft starts Thursday, April 25.
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