Revis, Jets agree to terms on 4-year deal

(AP) - With loud, welcoming cheers and somegood-natured ribbing from his teammates, Darrelle Revis returned tothe New York Jets. Finally. After months of waiting and wondering about his future, theAll-Pro cornerback strolled onto the practice field Monday for thefirst time since June and ended his long contract holdout with afour-year deal. "It was kind of funny," safety James Ihedigbo said. "A bunchof guys started the Rudy clap, that nice slow clap, as he came out.We welcomed him with open arms." Revis agreed to a four-year deal late Sunday night and took anearly morning flight Monday from his home in South Florida. Hearrived at the Jets' training facility after 1 p.m., and rejoinedhis teammates. "This has been a long saga," owner Woody Johnson said. Revis didn't practice, but was there in time to address the teamand break down the practice huddle, with NFL Films camerascapturing the moment for HBO's "Hard Knocks" series. Some Jetsplayers shouted, "Revis Christ!" at him, while others poked funat Revis' bushy beard. "It was just good to see him," defensive tackle Kris Jenkinssaid. "He is a big part of this team and as much as some of uslike to stick our shoulders up and our chests out about how good weare, this is a 53-man game and you need everybody. Having him backreally puts the icing on the cake."

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."