Relive Darrelle Revis' best moments as a Jet

Highlights of Darrelle Revis' first stint with the New York Jets after the cornerback reportedly signed with the team as a free agent.
Publish date:

It looks like Darrelle Revis is going back to the place where he earned his "Revis Island" nickname. His agents announced Tuesday evening that the 29-year-old cornerback will rejoin the New York Jets.

With that in mind, lets take a look at Revis' greatest moments from his first stint in New York.

Revis tied the Jets' franchise record for longest interception return with a 100-yard pick-six in 2011 against the Dolphins on Monday Night Football. It was the third time Revis returned an interception for a touchdown.


Once upon a time, the Jets actually made the playoffs. Revis came up with this acrobatic interception in a Divisional Round game against the Chargers in 2010. A Mark Sanchez interception (shocking!) had set San Diego up with good field position but Revis picked off Philip Rivers and helped maintain the Jets' lead. New York would hang on to win and advance to the AFC championship game.

Revis has the rare ability to change a game without leaving much of an impression in the box score. In a crucial win-or-go-home Week 17 game against the Bengals in 2009, Revis held Pro Bowl receiver Chad Johnson without a catch. The Jets won, setting up a matchup in the first round of the playoffs with those same Bengals. Johnson managed just two catches for 28 yards in the rematch. 

Dez Bryant got a taste of what it's like to be smothered by Revis in the first game of the 2011 season. Bryant did catch a touchdown, but Revis picked off a pass intended for Bryant in the final minute of the game to seal the win for the Jets.

- Dan Gartland