Darrelle Revis: Best Cover Corner In The NFL?

Posted: 20th September 2009 by Jayson Love in NFL
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Darrelle Revis may be No. 24 on the field, but he may just be No. 1 when it comes to cornerbacks in the NFL. In just his third year in the NFL, Revis routinely and willingly accepts the challenge to cover the top receiver on the opposing team week after week. For two years, Revis has performed admirably, but his performance in the Jets' first two games of 2009 has been off the charts. In week one, Revis drew Andre Johnson, the ultra-talented wide-out for the Houston Texans and covered him one-on-one most the game. Benefiting greatly from pressure up front, but running stride for stride and cut for cut with Johnson, Revis held Johnson to just four catches and a paltry 35 yards, an average of under 9 yards a reception. Johnson and his teammates failed to score an offensive touchdow ...

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