Brian Kotloff
Sunday April 21st, 2013

After being traded by the Jets, Darrelle Revis has agreed to terms with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on a six-year deal, the Bucs announced on Sunday.

Tampa Bay sent a 2013 first-round pick and a conditional 2014 3rd- or 4th-rounder to New York in exchange for the star cornerback.

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that the six-year contract will pay Revis $16 million each season for a total of $96 million, but none of that money is guaranteed even though he is recovering from a torn ACL.

It will make him the highest-paid cornerback in NFL history.

[Burke: Darrelle Revis trade impacts Buccaneers, Jets, 2013 NFL Draft]

https://twitter.com/TBBuccaneers/status/326074224345239552

https://twitter.com/TBBuccaneers/status/326074957979332608

https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/326074270566465536

https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/326075848199372800

Revis' agents, Schwartz & Feinsod, first tweeted the news of the deal, before his marketing and business manager, John Geiger, tweeted a photo of Revis signing his contract.

https://twitter.com/schwartzfeinsod/status/326071228924305409

https://twitter.com/JohnGeiger_/status/326071361900515329

Revis' former teammate, Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie, already expressed his disapproval of the move. The Jets drafted Revis with the 14th overall pick in the 2007 draft. He emerged as a Pro Bowler in 2008 and made four straight Pro Bowls -- leading New York to the playoffs in 2008 and 2009 -- before suffering the knee injury during the second game of the 2012 season.

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