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Revis on option working with Tebow: 'No'

Posted on: November 15, 2011 6:20 pm
Edited on: November 16, 2011 5:55 am
 
Posted by Will Brinson

Two starts into the Read-Option Era (it's a subset of the Tim Tebow Era) in Denver, we have empirical evidence that John Fox's new offense works. Despite that, there's still plenty of skepticism from folks around the NFL how long the Broncos' run can last.

One such skeptic? Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis, who had some pretty bold words about Denver's read-option offense following practice on Tuesday.

"The biggest thing for the secondary is for us not to fall asleep," Revis said, per Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. "We can't fall asleep back there in the secondary. It can get boring, especially if a team keeps on just running the ball, series after series, play after play."

That's not to say that Revis thinks the read-option couldn't work -- he thinks it can if you put the right personnel in place.

"Yeah, if you have Michael Vick and Chris Johnson at running back,” Revis said. "Yeah, it can work. Those are probably the two fastest guys that can get out on the edge."

But with Tebow? Revis isn't quite as confident. Well, actually, he's quite confident. Just not in the Broncos.

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"No. Not for a whole season," Revis said. "We know what they're doing. And we feel comfortable in our game plan.”"

As my colleague Ryan Wilson noted earlier Wednesday, Jets coach Rex Ryan wrote the book -- literally -- on stopping the read-option offense, utilizing his father's 46 defense. Knowing that, it's understandable why the Jets would be confident heading into their Thursday night matchup, even if they are still licking their wounds from getting beat down by the Patriots and playing on a short week.

But don't worry, the criticism and skeptics and doubters don't bother Tebow.

"No, not really," Tebow said when asked if he was bothered by Revis' comments. "He’s a great player and I’m looking forward to playing him."

The best line of the week, though, still belongs to Ryan, who joked that he'd like to see more of the read-option around the NFL ... from certain teams.

"I’d make a recommendation to New England to go to this style of offense with Brady," Ryan joked Tuesday. "That would be good."

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Since: May 25, 2011
Posted on: November 17, 2011 10:03 am
 

Revis on option working with Tebow: 'No'

No other team has been to back-to-back conference games the last 2 years.

Lets all get together a write the NFL about giving the Jets an award for making the playoffs the last 2 years.  They wont be able to take it out in the rain though, it would be made out of toilet paper.



Since: May 25, 2011
Posted on: November 17, 2011 9:59 am
 

Revis on option working with Tebow: 'No'

According to ESPN's newest rating system, Sanchez and Tebow are the 2 worst QBs in the NFL..... At least Tebow is improving.



Since: Nov 16, 2011
Posted on: November 16, 2011 6:20 pm
 

Revis on option working with Tebow: 'No'

dont forget the raiders ran wild over those jets with mcfaden and bush and we even had Campbell at quarterback who is no better than Tebow for sure



Since: Nov 16, 2011
Posted on: November 16, 2011 6:17 pm
 

Revis on option working with Tebow: 'No'

I was unimpressed by Revis sunday night , when deion branch faked his A$$ out and scored a touchdown , in which he got to make fun of the most obnixous fan in the country firgirl Ed , and when ocho stinko beat him for a 56 yard gain his only good catch of the year lol



Since: Jan 18, 2008
Posted on: November 16, 2011 5:28 pm
 

Revis on option working with Tebow: 'No'

"No other team has been to back-to-back conference games the last 2 years"

I never heard Bills fans bragging about going to four consecutive Super Bowls, but maybe to Jets fans that is their ultimate goal.  



Since: Jan 30, 2008
Posted on: November 16, 2011 5:18 pm
 

Revis on option working with Tebow: 'No'

I didn't even know the Broncos were relevant this year until reading this message board.  Thought thiis was game was just another fluff game to boost the Jets record.  At least this kind of talk gives Jets fans a reason to watch this game - as the Jets should come out as psychotics after Sunday's loss. 



Since: Jan 30, 2008
Posted on: November 16, 2011 5:09 pm
 

Revis on option working with Tebow: 'No'

Why do people have a problem with the best defensive player in the game speak his mind? And Rex Ryan's rantings asde - for all of the Jet hating going on out there not one Jet PLAYER has predicted a Super Bowl win, they've just simply stated it as a goal (which is the goal of every NFL player right?). The Jet PLAYERS have for the most part backed up all of their talk for the last 2 years making it to the final four in both tries.  People usually can't stand to hear the truth - but let's be clear that the PLAYERS have been backing it up - to say otherwise is ridiculous as the results speak for themselves.  No other team has been to back-to-back conference games the last 2 years.




Since: Jan 7, 2009
Posted on: November 16, 2011 4:53 pm
 

Revis on option working with Tebow: 'No'

Another mouthy diatribe from Revis. Wow, I'm stunned. A Jets player who can only say bad things about everybody but themselves. You would think that because they haven't won ANYTHING since the lead bigmouth (Ryan) became Head Coach, they would learn to shut up. But no, they never tire of hearing their own voices. Hey Revis, in case you haven't noticed, your defense is not that great.
Every week we hear the same crap, how the Jets will defensively shut down another opponent. Just listening to these people makes me tired all over.
One last thing Revis, if you couldn't maul WR's all the way down the field, you would be just another DB. You have your hands constantly all over the WR's all the way down the field, they just don't call it.



Since: Jan 18, 2008
Posted on: November 16, 2011 4:46 pm
 

Revis on option working with Tebow: 'No'

"well you guys play the Patriots twice a year and know exactly what they're about and you guys just got bitch slapped in your own backyard(seriously 16 points against one of the worst secondaries in the league?) "


I think the guy who works at the local Subway was playing in nickel coverage Sunday night. Hahahahahahahaha!  



Since: May 25, 2011
Posted on: November 16, 2011 2:17 pm
 

Revis on option working with Tebow: 'No'

Mr.  Revis,  I am confused!  You say you know what the broncos are doing and feel comfortable in your teams gameplan, well you guys play the Patriots twice a year and know exactly what they're about and you guys just got bitch slapped in your own backyard(seriously 16 points against one of the worst secondaries in the league?)  We often fear the unknown in life and you better hope your teammates bring their stones with them against the Broncos, because it will be real lonely on Revis Island with a loss against the Tebowites.


Great post Tetzinator :
But you have to realize that Revis and "his island" are just a media hype to make their programs interesting.  Revis is just another Jests player mouthing off ...nothing more than a product of his mouthy coach.  The Jests take pride in making the playoffs and losing every year. They can never get the ultimate prize since the days of Joe Namath,  so they are hoping people will remember they make the playoffs as a consolation prize. I don't think "media Revis" was even born since the last time the Jests won the ultimate Lombardi Trophy. The Jests act differently on the field, once their tonsils arn't showing


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