Dec 8, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis (24) is congratulated by defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (93) after he made a sack against the Buffalo Bills during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Rumors: New England Patriots want to sign Darrelle Revis to long term deal

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After the Denver Broncos signed cornerback Aqib Talib away from the New England Patriots, rumors began to fly that the Patriots were interested in Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ cornerback Darrelle Revis.

On Wednesday afternoon, Revis was released and the rumors continued to grow.

On Wednesday night, a report surfaced that Revis had agreed to a one-year deal worth $12 million.

Although Revis’ business manager has denied a deal has been reachedit appears as though an agreement will be finalized on Thursday.

According to NFL.com’s Albert Breet, the Patriots now believe they have control over an all-time great player and would like to lock him up long term.

 

Revis is still just 28 years old. He had 50 tackles, two interceptions, 11 passes defensed and one sack last season.

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