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Revis could be game-time decision

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Information has been scarce regarding the groin injury suffered last Sunday by Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis.

For now, the best information is that Revis could be a game-time decision, according to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times.  Revis, who recently has seemed to be back in his pre-ACL form, hasn’t practiced this week, and no one has said anything specific regarding the outcome of an MRI performed in the wake of the injury.

If Revis can’t play, the Bucs will need to decide how to cover Carolina’s top wideout, Steve Smith.  Rookie Johnthan Banks could get the honors.

Later today, we’ll know whether Revis was able to practice on Friday — and which of the various labels will be applied to him on the injury report.

If he’s questionable or doubtful, the next question will be whether he travels with the team to Charlotte on Saturday.

The Panthers have won seven games in a row, and the Bucs are riding a three-game winning streak.

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4 Responses to “Revis could be game-time decision”
  1. doctorrustbelt says: Nov 29, 2013 12:27 PM

    Non-factor on a non-factor team.

  2. turfdaddy says: Nov 29, 2013 12:35 PM

    Revis doesn’t play. He’s already said Steve Smith is a tough cover for him, but one of his favorites to play against. Revis makes $16M per year. No guarantees either. Very simple contract. Why jeopardize next year’s $16M for one game that ultimately doesn’t make a difference to the Bucs anyway?

  3. pftfan says: Nov 29, 2013 12:59 PM

    Expect more of these the later the season gets. Revis is all about protecting his future revenue stream, especially if there’s nothing for the Bucs to play for.

    So basically $1M lost per each game Revis deems unnecessary.

  4. ohnoflorio says: Nov 29, 2013 8:24 PM

    If Steve smith plays (which he will), Revis will not play. He doesn’t have the talent to take down #1 receivers since the injury. Sherman is 10x better.

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