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Peter King gives three reasons Jets won't re-work Revis deal

Cornerback Darrelle Revis reacts during a game in

Cornerback Darrelle Revis reacts during a game in an undated file photo. Credit: Getty Images

Sports Illustrated's Peter King touched upon several topics in this week's edition of "Monday Morning QB" -- including Darrelle Revis' contract. 

Here was King's take on the situation:

Things to think about with Darrelle Revis ...

Last week, I said Revis, due to make an average of $6.75 million in the last two years of his contract, would be justified in thinking he should be rewarded for being the best cornerback in football over the last two years of that contract. It's indisputable that he is the best corner in the game. But I doubt the Jets will entertain re-doing his deal for a few reasons.

1. Revis, out of college, signed a six-year contract. This will be his sixth year in the league. The Jets re-did his contract after three years. To address it again after five, with two years on the re-do of the original, would create a precedent GM Mike Tannenbaum probably wouldn't want to create, particularly with the cap remaining relatively flat in the next two years.

2. It's more likely the Jets could renegotiate Revis' deal next season, with a year left on the contract he signed in 2010. That would follow the lead of the Arizona Cardinals with Larry Fitzgerald. When the Cards reworked Fitzgerald's deal last season, it was with one year left on the reworked original contract.

3. It's not believed Tannenbaum ever told Revis or his representatives that he'd open up the contract again after two years.

It'd be surprising, I think, if Revis opened training camp with the Jets in late July. It'd also be surprising if the Jets didn't draw a pretty hard line in 2012.

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