|Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis is coming off a torn ACL that cost him most of last season. (USATSI)|
Jets brass found time during the NFL Combine to meet with representatives of wideout Santonio Holmes, tight ends Dustin Keller and Jeff Cumberland, tackle Austin Howard, running back Shonn Greene and safety LaRon Landry.
It's another development sure to intensify trade speculation surrounding the 27-year-old Revis. Yahoo! reported Tuesday that multiple teams called the Jets during the combine for preliminary trade talks.
As the combine opened, new general manager John Idzik and coach Rex Ryan tried to calm a storm that began with CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reporting the Jets would explore options to trade the star corner.
"Plain and simple, it's not accurate. I told [Revis] that," Ryan said. "There's no validity to that trade."
Revis will be an unrestricted free agent after this season and the Jets can't franchise him. They also don't seem interested in fulfilling Revis' wish to be the NFL's highest-paid defensive player, which would cost about $16 million annually. Owner Woody Johnson, according to La Canfora, would prefer to get value for Revis now rather than let him walk in a year.
Which is why what didn't happen in Indy made news.
Revis, who has held out twice, is coming off a torn ACL that cost him most of last season and is scheduled to earn $6 million this year. Revis said he was “
A source told the News that Idzik hasn't reached out to Revis' reps since being hired a month ago. Neither Revis' agent nor the Jets would comment on the report.
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