Sep 29, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis (24) looks on against the Arizona Cardinals during the first quarter at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Darrelle Revis Would Rather Get Paid More Than Be On A Winning New York Jets Team


How does the saying go? Money can’t buy happiness? Well, for former New York Jets Pro Bowler, Darrelle Revis, it can buy happiness. That’s why he’s no longer in New York, and he’s not ashamed to admit it.

Early on Monday morning, the Pro Bowl cornerback had an interesting Twitter exchange with a Jets fan who said Revis might have been happier with a Jets team that is a possible playoff contender:

Revis, who showed he was more interested in making more money than winning, responded with:

Of course Revis’ response would get a few Jets fans more than upset, but it’s hard to make the former beloved Jet — who did a lot for the franchise — a villain. Who are we to judge, right? The NFL is a cutthroat business, so is there really any loyalty on either the side, team to player or player to team?

Revis was traded to the Buccaneers in the offseason and signed an extension that will pay him $16 million this season ($4 million more than he would’ve been paid remaining with the Jets) and $98 million through his six-year deal.

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