Everyone has an opinion on deflate-gate, and most of it doesn’t matter. But it’s different with Darrelle Revis, because he was there.
Revis, who earned a Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots last season, has moved on from that lone season in New England pretty quickly. When the current New York Jets cornerback was asked by the New York Daily News’ Manish Mehta about deflate-gate and Tom Brady, he didn’t sound like someone who just benefited from Brady’s play in Super Bowl XLIX.
“(The Patriots) have a history of doing stuff,” Revis said, according to Mehta. “You can’t hide that … Tom was there when they did that stuff in the past.
“New England’s been doing stuff in the past and getting in trouble,” Revis continued to Mehta. “When stuff repeatedly happens, then that’s it. I don’t know what else to tell you. Stuff repeatedly happened through the years. You got SpyGate, you got this and that and everything else. Obviously in those situations in the past, they had the evidence. So they did what they needed to do.”
Revis did not say if he would give his Super Bowl ring back because he feels bad about being with such a disreputable organization when he won it. If nothing else, the reunions of that championship team might be a bit awkward.
It seems a bit disingenuous for Revis to rip the organization that he was just with, at a price tag of $12 million for that one season. Maybe not disingenuous, but just cheap. it seems pretty quick to turn on a team and a teammate you just won a championship with. But, Revis is a Jet again. The rivalry is back on.
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