Jets Fined $100K for Darrelle Revis Tampering: Latest Details and Reaction

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured ColumnistApril 28, 2015

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The NFL has fined the New York Jets $100,000 for tampering with cornerback Darrelle Revis while he was still a member of the New England Patriots.

Mark Daniels of the Providence Journal reported NFL spokesman Michael Signora confirmed the fine.

According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the Jets will not lose any draft picks as part of their punishment, and the Patriots will not be punished:

Rich Cimini of ESPN.com confirmed the report:

In December, Jets owner Woody Johnson told reporters (via Dan Hanzus of NFL.com) that he would "love for Darrelle to come back." ESPN's Adam Schefter reported in January that the Patriots filed tampering charges against the Jets.

In March, after Revis signed a contract with the Jets, New England owner Robert Kraft told reporters (via Tom E. Curran of Comcast SportsNet New England) the team "wanted to keep him [Revis], we wanted him in our system." That prompted the Jets to file tampering charges against the Patriots, per Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk.

Now, with the Jets reportedly getting their punishment and the Patriots not being fined, the two teams can focus on building their rosters when the draft starts Thursday. There's never a dull moment in the rivalry between New York and New England.

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