“I’m A Buccaneer Now And I’m Proud Of It”April 24th, 2013
As part of his media blitz upon landing in Tampa Bay, new Bucs cornerback Darrelle Revis spent a few minutes with Joe’s good friend, “The Big Dog,” Steve Duemig of WDAE-AM 620. At times while playing in New York, Revis was unfairly labeled as not being a team guy. Duemig asked Revis to clear up this notion.
“A lot of people thought you were a locker room cancer,” Duemig said. “I talked to enough people where I don’t think that at all. Can you address that?”
“There is really nothing to address,” Revis said. “I was one of the leaders on the team on the New York Jets. To me, that is just he-say, they-say, she-say, whoever-say. I never asked to leave the Jets. The Jets got something in return for this, too. It’s a new chapter for everybody, the New York Jets and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
“Everybody I think is happy in this. I’m fine. I’m fine. I’m happy to be a part of Bucs Nation. I’m happy to be a Buccaneer.”
Revis also talked about the NFC South, his new division.
“I did my research on this division and I played against this division a couple of years ago,” Revis said. “It is tough and one of the best [divisions] as far as passing attack teams. There are so many guys that are all-stars and playmakers on their teams [in the NFC South]. The big part as I looked at is the team Tampa has here. I think Tampa is awesome. They had a good team here before me. I am just a piece of the puzzle. I will try to do everything I can , and my teammates I am sure will to, to help us win games.”
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