The Jets trading cornerback Darrelle Revis to the Buccaneers just got a lot more likely.
Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Jets have granted permission for Revis to visit Tampa Bay and undergo a physical with the Buccaneers.
Obviously, there’s no reason to do that except that the Jets and Bucs are planning a trade, and the Bucs want to be sure that Revis has made sufficient progress from the torn ACL that cut short his 2012 season. If the Bucs’ doctors clear Revis, it’s highly likely that Revis will be a Buccaneer within the next few days.
Now the biggest question is how much compensation the Bucs will give up for Revis. It’s expected that the Jets will get Tampa Bay’s first-round draft pick, No. 13 overall, and additional picks beyond that.
If this trade goes through, the Jets will be loaded in Thursday night’s first round. And the Buccaneers will have the NFL’s best cornerback.