Patriots To sign Darrelle Revis if released
RUMOR: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been trying to unload Darrelle Revis prior to a roster bonus due at the close of business Wednesday. If released, the Patriots are considered to be a key player in where he lands, especially if they lose free agent CB Aqib Talib.
SOURCE: Multiple reports
UPDATE: 03/11/13 The Buccaneers are in no position to trade Revis after the CB declined to restructure his deal to remain in Tampa Bay... the Browns, considered a key trade partner, are heading a different direction. ... 03/09/14 Multiple outlets reporting that the Patriots are one of the places Darrelle Revis would like to end up if the Buccaneers release him.
ANALYSIS: Losing Talib would be very bad for the Patriots' secondary... adding Revis would more than make up for the loss, actually improving the Patriots' defense according to some analysts.