After losing their season opener, the Jets humbly avoided trash talking the Patriots before the two teams met in Week Two.
Cornerback Darrelle Revis backed off his offseason comments calling Randy Moss a slouch and mostly gave Moss props. Three Jets wins and a seismic Moss trade later, Revis is dropping the humble act and getting real.
“In the second half, you could tell he was putting his foot on the
brakes,” Revis said about Moss’ performance against the Jets, via ESPNNewYork.com. “I mean, everybody knows that’s Randy. Sometimes he plays 100 percent, sometimes he doesn’t.”
Revis’ ego may be clouding his judgment. Moss got deep on Revis in the first half, while Antonio Cromartie shut Moss down in the second half. But the Jets cornerback says he saw plenty from the sideline.
“You can tell, you can see the effort,” Revis said. “Playing football,
you can see the body language and effort of people. If a guy’s going
hard or a guy is hesitant . . . that’s the way football is, the truth
comes out. You could see it in that game.”
Jets coach Rex Ryan has expressed confidence Revis would return this Monday night, so he can cover Moss again. Revis seemed less certain, calling his hamstring “day-to-day.”
After these comments, we really hope Revis can suit up.