Report: Darrelle Revis agrees to six-year deal with Bucs for no guaranteed money
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.
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.
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.