Coffee with the New York Jets: Revis says no to Patriots


Grab a nice hot cup of coffee and enjoy some fine reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, articles on Darrelle Revis skipping the ring ceremony of the New England Patriots, a prediction on the future of Muhammad Wilkerson and a look at the mindset of Geno Smith.

Sources: Darrelle Revis not attending Patriots’ ring ceremony at owner’s home by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Revis played only one season in New England, but he was a vital member of the team. Conspiracy theorists will wonder if Revis decided to stay away to avoid a potentially awkward situation, considering comments he made recently to the New York Daily News."

Trying to predict future of disgruntled Jets DE Mo Wilkerson by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Clearly, Wilkerson deserves a big score. He’s everything you want in a player — talented, dedicated and homegrown. Thing is, unless he lowers his asking price, it’s hard to imagine something getting done. I don’t think he will bend."

Jets’ Stevan Ridley doesn’t want to create ‘false hope’ by Dan Hanzus (Around The NFL)

"“Right now at this point in time, just taking it one day at a time,” he said. “From the time I got here to now, I can definitely see the improvement. I’ve still got a lot of work to do. I’m just trying to make sure I’m putting myself in position to help this team out when the season rolls around.”"

Winners and Losers of New York Jets’ Offseason so Far by Erik Frenz (Bleacher Report)

"From big-name, free-agent signings to high-profile draft picks, there are plenty of players who are getting a fresh start and a new opportunity with the Jets. And from aging veterans to failed developmental prospects, there are just as many players who have been put on notice to step up or step off the field."

Jets QB Geno Smith not getting involved with any talk during minicamp by Manish Mehta (New York Daily News)

"There’s gargantuan pressure on Smith this season. He knows it. His teammates know it. His coaches know it. The front office knows it. The fans know it. You’d have to be stranded on some island with a deflated volleyball named Wilson not to know it."

Why Darrelle Revis is skipping Patriots’ ring ceremony by Brian Costello (New York Post)

"Revis spent one season with the Patriots, helping them beat the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX in February. A month later he bolted and rejoined the Jets as a free agent, landing a $70 million contract from the team that drafted him in 2007."

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