One of the bigger moves of the offseason occured when the New York Jets decided to ship cornerback Darrelle Revis to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Or was it when the Bucs elected to take such a risk considering Revis was coming off a torn ACL?
So far it looks like the Bucs made the right move. Tampa Bay opened camp recently and Revis appears to be ahead of schedule in his recovery as he participates in seven-on-seven drills:
Bucs CB Darelle Revis is participating in seven-on-seven drills for the first time.
— Rick Stroud (@NFLSTROUD) July 26, 2013
The Spin: Good for the Bucs. Better for Revis. Tampa Bay’s been in some corner trouble as of late if you have not been paying attention, with Eric Wright not a member of the team anymore.
Wright’s departure means rookie Johnthan Banks will be starting the season at corner, so if Revis is unable to go the Bucs could be in some hot water.
The good news is Revis is ahead of schedule. The bad news is we still don’t know if he will ever be the same. Opposing defenses weren’t going to throw at him anyway, and that’s even more so the case with a rookie starting opposite him in the secondary.
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