Coffee with the New York Jets: Is Revis the best ever?


Grab an iced coffee and enjoy some great reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, articles breaking down why Darrelle Revis is one of the best to ever play at cornerback, a look at how the Jets’ defense is rebounding during training camp and Brandon Marshall sounding off again against his old team. Enjoy!

What makes Darrelle Revis great? Let’s pull back the curtain by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Bill Parcells once said the reason he signed was because he relished the idea of knowing his best player also would be the hardest worker on the team, a rare combination that sets an example for the rest of the roster. Curtis Martin"

After a day of TV chatter, it’s back to business for Jets by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"The Jets will be on the field at 1:50 for stretching, as usual. After that, it’s special teams, followed by the regular practice at 2:20. It’s closed to the public."

Thursday High Five: Defense Responds by Jamir Howerton (

"“We came off a day that we weren’t a full go yesterday,” linebacker said after practice. “The offense wanted to challenge us and see how we were going to respond. I think that the guys came out and we were being pros. We came out and responded well and did some good things out here on the field and overall I think everyone got better.” Joe Mays"

Jets Linebacker Carries New Load as Fullback by Ben Shpigel (New York Times)

"The Jets still consider him a linebacker — “Make no mistake about that,” Bowles said — but they are intrigued enough by his prospects that he will take reps at fullback until further notice. “Sometimes you don’t know what you have until you take a shot at it,” General Manager Mike Maccagnan said in an interview."

Brandon Marshall after 1 week: Darrelle Revis the best ever by Brian Costello (New York Post)

"“Now, I never got a chance to go against Champ in his prime; I’ve always practiced against him,” Marshall said. “And Darrelle’s really good at what he does — he’s excellent at what he does. He’s a technician. He’s really crafty, and he’s really smart. He works hard.”"

New Jets WR Brandon Marshall continues to rip Bears, says Darrelle Revis is the ‘best in the league’ by Seth Walder (New York Daily News)

"“I hope not,” Marshall said. “This is the last time I’m going to talk about this. We didn’t talk much during the year. We still haven’t talked. That is sad. I don’t think there is anybody in the league that had more chemistry than us.”"

Jets notebook: Brandon Marshall tabs Darrelle Revis as best cornerback in NFL history by Kristian Dyer (New York Metro)

"On ESPN2’s ‘First Take’ on Thursday morning, Marshall said that “Darrelle Revis is the best in the league – ever.” He didn’t back down a few hours later following Day 7 of training camp, a day where Revis had an impressive pass breakup on a attempt to wide receiver . Without a doubt, Revis has been the best player in training camp. Geno Smith Chris Owusu"

Jets trying to find right guy for right guard spot by Dennis Waszak Jr. (Associated Press)

"In his third season with the Jets, Colon is a locker-room leader with a Super Bowl ring on his resume, from when he played for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He’s a tough guy who scraps with the best of ’em, but gets called for his fair share of penalties with his aggressive approach."

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