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Darrelle Revis to Niners unlikely: Report

Darrelle Revis #24 of the New York Jets

Darrelle Revis #24 of the New York Jets (Jim McIsaac) Credit: Darrelle Revis #24 of the New York Jets (Jim McIsaac)

The 49ers are not a likely to pursue Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis' services, according to Chris Mortensen of ESPN.

A source described the team's interest via text message as ".001 on a scale of 1-10," according to the report.

San Francisco is reportedly hesitant to pursue the four-time Pro Bowl selection due to a combination of the high cost of his contract, recent ACL injury and the abundance of cornerbacks available in this year's NFL draft.

Revis told Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson that playing for the 49ers "would be awesome," in an interview, while revealing that the rumors of his market availability surprised him.

"This definitely hit home," Revis told Robinson. "Especially being one of the best players out there and come to find out you're getting shopped."

The Falcons have also been linked with Revis, but ESPN reported that general manager Thomas Dimitroff shied away from the idea.

"Our biggest goal is to sign our own guys," Dimitroff told ESPN. "That is why the money was freed up. Not to make other moves."

Revis enters the last year of his contract reportedly seeking around $16 million per year in a new deal. The Jets will have to decide whether they should trade him, re-sign him or let him hit free agency.


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