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NFL is “looking into” Darrelle Revis arrest

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Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has a problem with the law and, necessarily, a problem with the NFL.

League spokesman Brian McCarthy tells PFT that the NFL is “looking into” the incident that resulted in Revis facing four felony charges and a misdemeanor claim of making terroristic threats.

The investigation may result in Revis being placed on paid leave. Based on the Personal Conduct Policy, it can happen under multiple circumstances.

First, Revis may be placed on paid leave when he is “formally charged” with a crime of violence. Formal charges happen when he is indicted by a grand jury, charged by a prosecutor, or arraigned in criminal court. Second, it may happen if a league investigation “leads the Commissioner to believe that a player may have violated this Policy by committing an act of violence.

As a practical matter, the NFL need not take action until the Jets open their offseason program, since there will be no football-related activities until then. The Jets may actually prefer to see Revis on paid leave, since that will allow them to avoid the risk of Revis suffering a serious injury (which could put them on the hook for his full $15 million salary) while the potential for an unpaid suspension (which could allow them to avoid $6 million in guaranteed salary) lingers.

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  1. nhpats says: Feb 17, 2017 2:04 PM

    Well it’s good to know that Roger has the situation well in hand!

  2. dsigrey says: Feb 17, 2017 2:06 PM

    Lucky for him he’s no longer a Patriot! We know Roger loves the Jets so lets call it a $100K fine and be done with it.

  3. hairpie2 says: Feb 17, 2017 2:08 PM

    You spelled “ignoring” wrong.

  4. texansfan82 says: Feb 17, 2017 2:09 PM

    Of course they are.

    I’m not sure why the NFL feels like they need to have their own brand of law and order for things that happen off the field. It sounds like law enforcement is conducting its own investigation, so if they decide that Darrelle Revis didn’t do anything wrong then why does the NFL need to do anything? This is part of what people are starting to hate about the league. If players are found guilty of something, then punish them. If they aren’t, then leave it alone.

  5. patriots123456 says: Feb 17, 2017 2:10 PM

    It’s the Jets, so Roger will throw out the video because it was filmed from the wrong location.

  6. lgw91s says: Feb 17, 2017 2:12 PM

    NFL will suspend Revis for whatever reason the Jets have in the contract to void paying anything that hits the salary cap. Doesn’t matter if all charges are dropped.

  7. PriorKnowledge says: Feb 17, 2017 2:16 PM

    I am not convinced Revis did anything wrong, yet. Let’s see the video first.

  8. itsfootballfolks says: Feb 17, 2017 2:20 PM

    Patriots incur a $2 million fine and the loss of 1st round draft picks for the next 3 years.

    After all, he was a member of the Patriots not too long ago.

  9. 700levelvet says: Feb 17, 2017 2:22 PM

    Revis made a lot of money in the NFL…you gotta give him that…

  10. vbe2 says: Feb 17, 2017 2:28 PM

    Revis was done last year, time for him to go anyway.

  11. zeke2517 says: Feb 17, 2017 2:32 PM

    “Lucky for him he’s no longer a Patriot! We know Roger loves the Jets so lets call it a $100K fine and be done with it.”

    Where do you nutcases get this stuff?

  12. grizz2202 says: Feb 17, 2017 2:35 PM

    Hey, I guess this resets the “days without arrest” counter…wait…oh yeah. 😦

  13. simplegodfather says: Feb 17, 2017 2:37 PM

    patriots123456 says:
    Feb 17, 2017 2:10 PM

    It’s the Jets, so Roger will throw out the video because it was filmed from the wrong location.
    _________________________

    Lol, yeah… Just like Roger done burning the tapes for the Pats from Spygates 😉

  14. thejetssuck2001 says: Feb 17, 2017 2:41 PM

    attacked by 4 guys that all got beat up while he walked away? do they have the right guy? sounds more like jack reacher than darrelle revis.

  15. magnumpimustache says: Feb 17, 2017 2:46 PM

    God Bless the AFC East.

    Jets are a Dumpster Fire with no QB.

    Buffalo is a Tire Fire with no QB.

    Dolphins are a camp fire with I’m OK you’re OK management telling everyone is fine. With no QB.

  16. mackcarrington says: Feb 17, 2017 2:53 PM

    By the time the NFL completes it’s “investigation”, Revis will have been retired for 2 years.

  17. ikeclanton says: Feb 17, 2017 2:54 PM

    zeke2517 says:
    Feb 17, 2017 2:32 PM
    “Lucky for him he’s no longer a Patriot! We know Roger loves the Jets so lets call it a $100K fine and be done with it.”

    Where do you nutcases get this stuff?

    How is it nutty to suggest that if the Patriots so much as roll through a stop sign in a deserted town, the NFL will see it as yet another opportunity to rig some charges up against them?

    Yeah, that never happens.

  18. rowech44 says: Feb 17, 2017 2:55 PM

    The only thing the NFL is investigating is how Rog and his good friend Woody can figure out how to make this a good thing for the Jets in the end (especially knowing how the Jets didn’t really want Revis back anyway since they are so grossly overpaying him w/guaranteed money…)

    In the end, this will result in being a good thing for the Jets that he got in trouble so they can sliver out of the excessive contract they gave him and get some further salary cap relief from this situation – it makes you kinda wonder if those kids were hired “victims” ;>)

  19. diehardfootballfan says: Feb 17, 2017 3:04 PM

    You poor Patriots fans! Not everything that happens in life is about your team……bunch of fools

  20. scw1993 says: Feb 17, 2017 3:06 PM

    Revis “may” be placed on paid leave? What, he needs the money to feed his family?

    This will be swept under the rug because we know where Roger’s heart is…only a puff of air needs to be scrutinized for 2 1/2 years. Being charged with four felonies doesn’t count in Roger’s book which is entitled “I get to punish the Pats even though a Jet’s player has been charged with four felonies.”

  21. patriottony says: Feb 17, 2017 3:17 PM

    Does this mean he will be “ON RIKERS ISLAND”,,,LOL

  22. patriots123456 says: Feb 17, 2017 3:18 PM

    The Lombardi is in Foxborough, eat your heart out.

  23. tylawspick6 says: Feb 17, 2017 3:20 PM

    Sure, sure.

    “Looking into” means this:

    “The Jets are one of Goodell’s protected teams, so we’ll just saw we’re looking to it, to make it seem like we’re actually looking into it, similarly to Gomer Manning being a Guyer customer for years, even though we approved of the Manning Family cover up, protecting Manning and players on the Steelers and Packers.”

  24. Della Street says: Feb 17, 2017 3:20 PM

    zeke2517 says:
    Feb 17, 2017 2:32 PM
    “Lucky for him he’s no longer a Patriot! We know Roger loves the Jets so lets call it a $100K fine and be done with it.”

    Where do you nutcases get this stuff?

    ________________

    Oh, I don’t know. Experience maybe?

  25. tylawspick6 says: Feb 17, 2017 3:24 PM

    Lol, yeah… Just like Roger done burning the tapes for the Pats from Spygates

    ————–

    Deary Dummy,

    The tapes were destroyed because it showed all other NFL teams ALSO filming from the sidelines.

    This has been a documented fact for a decade, not to mention we saw the Walsh Tapes.

    Duh.

    Do you drink stupid juice all day or just every other day?

  26. tylawspick6 says: Feb 17, 2017 3:24 PM

    Patriots incur a $2 million fine and the loss of 1st round draft picks for the next 3 years.

    After all, he was a member of the Patriots not too long ago.

    —————

    LOL!

    The Pats planted a secret chip into his brain while he played in NE, which caused this!

    Goodell said so, so it must be true!

  27. ikeclanton says: Feb 17, 2017 3:25 PM

    @drool

    Once you get railroaded, you never forget. We’re looking for a couple more Super Bowl victories to take the sting out of it.

  28. simplegodfather says: Feb 17, 2017 3:29 PM

    Actually, comparing to the other teams, they don’t have most details, neatly organization of files as patriots do, thus the only team that actually got fined, and punished.

    Kick wide right and miss – Gostkowski

  29. 1971cuda says: Feb 17, 2017 3:35 PM

    The Porter getting a slap on the wrist angle is laughable. I know several yinzers who have done the same or worse and they were only charged with a summary offense just like Porter.

  30. thepftpoetinreverse says: Feb 17, 2017 3:39 PM

    I’m looking into buying a Lamborghini.

  31. maverick2560 says: Feb 17, 2017 3:52 PM

    Pittsburgh City-Court usually handles about 25-30 cases in 2’sessions
    daily. Unless the victims really fight this it looks like Revis will plead to
    a disorderly conduct or perhaps 2 disorderly conducts and pay max fine plus court costs. Victims can seek restitution at this time or
    sue Revis. The agg assault looks like it was charged due to the alleged serious injury to one victims eye. If Revis shows up with injuries that will help his case, however, rarely do you see charges against the victims taken by the DA’s odffice. First in the door is usually best where there are fights. ( so if you and your friends get in a big fight make sure you call the police first. )

  32. imyourhuckelberrythatsjustmygame says: Feb 17, 2017 3:56 PM

    Come on now fan boys, we all know this was a set up by Roger. Goodell had Revis walking the streets of south Pittsburgh, at 3 am. Damn, that crafty Commissioner!

  33. ikeclanton says: Feb 17, 2017 3:58 PM

    “Kick wide right and miss – Gostkowski”

    You must be new at this. It helps if the insult actually hurts.

  34. toddsuperbowles says: Feb 17, 2017 4:24 PM

    The insecure Pats fans are out in droves once again. The Patriots win the Super Bowl and you babies are still whining and pouting. And crylawspick6 you’re lost. I thought you had zero credibility but you confirmed it when you said that Andre Tippett was as good as Lawrence Taylor. Go away clown.

  35. elmerbrownelmerbrown says: Feb 17, 2017 4:27 PM

    The NFL must take into account these are YINZERS their dealing with!

  36. trainwrecksryan says: Feb 17, 2017 4:34 PM

    Super Bowl champion as a Patriot, felon as a Jet. Sounds about right.

  37. upperdecker19 says: Feb 17, 2017 4:49 PM

    Kind of like when you can get a good “look” at a T-bone steak by sticking your head up a bull’s …………… oh, nevermind.

  38. queervikes says: Feb 17, 2017 4:52 PM

    Florio…come on man…bring back the arrest meter. Who cares about what B-Marsh says, does, or thinks? He’s a mental punk.

  39. julyeast says: Feb 17, 2017 5:04 PM

    Cheater nation has already convicted him. I guess if he texted equipment guys and destroyed his phone they would be on his side.

  40. nic3roc0123 says: Feb 17, 2017 5:07 PM

    Am I missing something pats fans? Why would Goodell punish the Jets for his arrest, they had nothing to do with it. You won the super bowl now stop crying.

  41. breadmeatcheese says: Feb 17, 2017 5:27 PM

    revis benefits by not getting released, and essentially gets paid leave while the jets get longer to “figure out” what to do with him;

    then the jets can void the remaining 6 mil later when he gets suspended.

    and the four felonies can presumably be voided, by the DA that didn’t charge joey porter, if revis pleads guilty to the lone misdemeanor charge.

    sounds really convenient for everyone.

    everything went down according to plan aside from revis playing his part a little too well?

  42. mellimac says: Feb 17, 2017 5:28 PM

    nic3roc0123 says:
    Feb 17, 2017 5:07 PM

    Am I missing something pats fans? Why would Goodell punish the Jets for his arrest, they had nothing to do with it. You won the super bowl now stop crying.
    ———————————————————-

    Not crying at all…still in shock they came back from being 25pts…still can’t believe it!

    You know Goodell ought to try a different tactic. Instead of egregiously punishing the Pats for everything (imagined or not), he ought to punish everybody else to the max extent (and then some). Maybe a few teams might rise up to the challenge as the Pats have been doing for the last 17yrs….

    I know it sounds twisted, but the Pats have taken whatever bs Goodell has thrown their way, and demolished the competition.

  43. harrisonhits2 says: Feb 17, 2017 5:32 PM

    “Where do you nutcases get this stuff?”

    Probably from when Woody Johnson tampered with Revis the Jets were fined 100k.

    When KC was found to have tampered with Maclin in the same time period they were fined 25ok and 2 draft picks, Andy Reid fined 75k and the team 25k.

    There’s nothing nutty about it. Goodell’s double standards are clear for everyone to see.

  44. fjw2 says: Feb 17, 2017 5:32 PM

    simplegodfather says:
    Feb 17, 2017 3:29 PM
    “Actually, comparing to the other teams, they don’t have most details, neatly organization of files as patriots do, thus the only team that actually got fined, and punished.”

    Is English your second language?

  45. Nofoolnodrool says: Feb 17, 2017 5:36 PM

    ikeclanton | Feb 17, 2017, 3:25 PM EST
    @drool

    Once you get railroaded, you never forget. We’re looking for a couple more Super Bowl victories to take the sting out of it.

    Could be true, but I don’t live my life by the success or failure of my team. I don’t feel smarter because my team is clever or feel like a cheater when my team is caught cheating. I don’t worship a mortal as a god or feel any person is above conducting interviews having respect for the human he was responding to. That being said I never get too high or too low over my team unlike so many of you snowflakes ……the sting is you over estimating the importance of a game.

  46. julyeast says: Feb 17, 2017 5:37 PM

    you mean double standards like JETS getting shafted on a call in Detroit in ’97 to keep them out of playoffs and nobody cries to bring replay back and the JETS get a call in 1998 and everyone is screaming for replay?

    Dolphins going unpunished for flooding the field…another jobbing the JETS took

    the JETS did not tamper with Revis – the owner made a comment

  47. 1971cuda says: Feb 17, 2017 5:41 PM

    The NFL must take into account these are YINZERS their dealing with!
    _______
    Precisely, biggest drinking town in America. PC Commissioner needs to back off.

  48. 1971cuda says: Feb 17, 2017 5:41 PM

    The NFL must take into account these are YINZERS their dealing with!
    _______
    Precisely, biggest drinking town in America. PC Commissioner needs to back off.

  49. hockeykrishna says: Feb 17, 2017 5:45 PM

    Revis is a jet so there will be no punishment likely a $50,000 fine no matter how the legal case comes out if he’s exonerated legally there won’t even be a find playing for the Jets and Steelers is a get-out-of-jail-free card

  50. backintheday99 says: Feb 17, 2017 5:57 PM

    In the Bronx that gets reduced to Misdemeanor assault. No jail time (1 day, technically)…so they would say ‘time served’.

    No way you will get a Felony conviction without a weapon and someone spending some serious time in the hospital.

    A fight is a fight. You don’t arrest anyone if two people square up (no sucker punch) , no weapons and no kicking once someone hits the ground.

    Good luck proving ANYTHING when the person is outnumbered. Right off the bat that is a no arrest unless the outnumbered person is the aggressor and uses a weapon.

    And of course all of the above is moot if it’s ‘family’ or boyfriend/girlfriend etc. Then someone gets hauled off.

  51. edelmanfanclub says: Feb 17, 2017 6:26 PM

    Anyone saying Revis wont just punished is wrong, if theres a way for the Jets to get off paying him, Roger is going to help out Woody.

  52. abninf says: Feb 17, 2017 6:51 PM

    Revis Island will be 6×9 feet.

  53. primemundo says: Feb 17, 2017 7:00 PM

    Aren’t they still looking into the Ezekiel Elliott situation? I heard they are still looking into the OJ Simpson situation. Ha!

  54. lanman11 says: Feb 17, 2017 7:07 PM

    Why bother “looking in to it?” Just come up with a pre-determined conclusion and work backwards. That’s how we roll now right?

  55. themikegun says: Feb 18, 2017 4:08 AM

    Roger will find a way to blame Belichick, Kraft and Brady. Ted Wells will get richer.

  56. itsfootballfolks says: Feb 18, 2017 9:44 PM

    The foolish drooler writes…

    Could be true, but I don’t live my life by the success or failure of my team. I don’t feel smarter because my team is clever or feel like a cheater when my team is caught cheating. I don’t worship a mortal as a god or feel any person is above conducting interviews blah, blah, blah, blah.

    Wow, you sound like such a perfect human being, above it all!

    And yet, you spend a huge part of your life trolling Patriots articles. Go figure.

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