Weeks of speculation about the star cornerback’s future ended Sunday when the Jets traded the three-time All-Pro to the Bucs in exchange for the 13th overall pick in this week’s NFL draft and another selection next year.
So what’s the deal with Revis? Is he on the trading block or not?
It’s likely that 2013 will be a tough year for the Jets. That’s why they can’t afford to suffer their first true loss this weekend by speeding up a Revis deal.
Rutgers coach Kyle Flood filled a major need in the secondary and added depth at running back, the defensive line and quarterback Wednesday.
The eight teams left in the NFL playoffs can thank their special teams for a good part of their success. That’s one reason players are still upset that Commissioner Roger Goodell has floated the idea of abolishing kickoffs altogether.
Though a 20-17 loss to Louisville in the finale dashed the Scarlet Knights’ hopes for the program’s first BCS berth, the consolation prize of the Russell Athletic Bowl presents coach Kyle Flood and his players with an opportunity to add another accomplishment.
Not so elite? Half of the league’s 32 teams would make the playoffs if the system were to expand to 16 slots.
Rutgers landed Skai Moore in large part because Pernetti was able to do the impossible and get Rutgers out from the sinking ship that was (and is) the Big East, and into a power player in college football.
The NFL without kickoffs? It will soon be under consideration. “Eventually you would almost have a flag football league,” said Domenik Hixon of the Giants.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who has dealt with his fair share of controversy since taking over for Paul Tagliabue, told TIME Magazine that he might consider eliminating kickoffs.
The NFL is not a place for the patient, yet the two most successful coaches in this year’s regular season have benefited from owners who take a long-term view.
Rutgers, which could have clinched its first-ever BCS Bowl berth last week if they had showed up in Pittsburgh, blew their chance for redemption despite having everything set up perfectly for a momentous “Knight.”
The feel around this game should be like 2006, when the Scarlet Knights upset the Cardinals, then the No. 3 team in the nation. Now, on Thursday night, Rutgers needs that same special moment created by the best atmosphere in program history.
The ex-coach’s custom-built 8,500-square-foot house — constructed with a Rutgers loan on land in Piscataway formerly owned by the university — has been on the market for more than seven months without a bite.
Silverman thinks Rutgers moving to the Big Ten is another step in the wrong direction for college sports.
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