Tampa Bay Buccaneers management, all the way up to the Glazer family that owns the team, is fully on board with trading for New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis, multiple sources told Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday. That includes paying Revis what is considered an acceptable salary.
The holdup, for now, is what the Jets are willing to accept in a trade. The Buccaneers don't want to relinquish their first-round pick in next month's NFL draft. Tampa Bay holds the No. 13 overall pick.
While the trade price for a star player was set this week with the Seattle Seahawks giving up first- and seventh-round picks this year and a third-round pick in 2014, the Bucs aren't willing to match that deal exactly, a team source said. The big difference is that Seattle's first-round pick this year was No. 25 overall, far less valuable than Tampa Bay's first selection.
The same Bucs source indicated Tampa Bay might be more willing to surrender its 2014 first-rounder, gambling that next year'sRead More »from Sources: Buccaneers management on board with potential trade for Jets CB Darrelle Revis