The New York Jets had a very tumultuous season last year. They inexplicably traded for Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow and invited the ensuing media circus into their home. The whole Tebowmania experience has been blamed for shaking Mark Sanchez’s confidence last season.
Amongst the mediocre on-field performance was the leaks to the press involving multiple issues. That is something former Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis is relieved he doesn’t have to deal with in Tampa Bay.
“It’s more of a family here,” Revis told Warren Sapp on NFL Network’s “Inside Training Camp Live.”
“Everybody is real tight here. We all get along, everybody is fine. There’s no nitpicking. No small stories leaking out to be bigger stories,” Revis said. “Everybody is on the same page here and we want to win.”
With out all that extra off-field issues, there is no default scapegoat to blame any on-field shortcomings. It is kind of a shot at his former team, Revis seems kind of bitter over his time in New York. Unfortunately for Revis his first game back on the field, after likely being held out of the entire preseason, will be in Week 1 when the Buccaneers travel to MetLife Stadium to take on the New York Jets.