Report: Lovie Banking On Darrelle RevisJanuary 4th, 2014
Some Bucs fans believed Darrelle Revis’ days with the Bucs were done, that Lovie Smith is a Tampa-2 guy and that isn’t what Revis plays. Thus, Revis and his $16 million a year salary were toast.
Well, maybe one shouldn’t choke on that toast.
Per Ian Rapoport, a plugged-in NFL insider, Bucs fans wringing their hands over losing Revis can rest easy tonight. Not only is Revis staying with the Bucs, but apparently Lovie is banking on Revis’ solid play.
@RapSheet: There were questions about how Lovie Smith would use Darrelle Revis. I’m told he has big plans for Revis. Absolutely has a future in TB
This is very good news. As he wrote earlier, Joe just couldn’t fathom Lovie cutting Revis loose. That Joe always thought a good coach would always craft a defense to highlight the talents of his players, not try to shoehorn a player into a specific system.
Already Joe likes what he is hearing from Lovie. Now, about that quarterback problem, Coach…