Mike Tannenbaum isn't pleased the team's star cornerback elected not to show up for the start of training camp today.
"We're disappointed he's not here," Tannenbaum said.
The GM also gave some insight into the negotiations with Darrelle Revis' agents Jon Feinsod and Neil Schwartz. Tannenbaum said he's made two financial offers -- a short-term deal and long-term one -- that were rebuffed by Revis' camp, as was a third offer to drive to Revis' house and meet with him and his agents.
The problem? The amount of money, of course.
"That is the threshold issue we have," Tannenbaum said.
Translation: Despite feeling he should be the highest paid at his position, the Jets don't think they should pay Revis more than the $15.1 that Nnamdi Asomugha makes. Tannenbaum, however, did admit that Revis deserves more than the $1 million he's due in base salary this season.
"He's outplayed his contract and he has three years left on his contract," he said.
Rex Ryan's thoughts on Revis failing to show up?
"He's a tremendous player," Ryan said. "He's the best corner I've ever been around so certainly I'm disappointed. I really thought he'd be signed by now and we wouldn't be having these conversations. I still hold out faith that he will be signed sometime. We'll see."