NEW YORK —
New general manager John Idzik said during a conference call with season ticket holders earlier this month that the team’s focus is “squarely on getting him healthy, getting him back to his level of play.”
The 27-year-old Revis is recovering from a torn knee ligament that sidelined him most of last season, but Idzik said the news from doctors has been encouraging and the cornerback is “ahead of schedule” in his rehabilitation.
In an interview with Seattle fullback Michael Robinson for “The Real Robinson Report,” posted on YouTube a few weeks ago, Revis said the trade rumors “definitely hit home” and bothered him. He was also asked specifically about the possibility of being traded to San Francisco, one of the teams that had been rumored to be interested.
“I would just be an addition to help them win that trophy,” Revis said. “Would it be awesome? Yeah. My main goal as a player, and I think of all of us players in the NFL, is to hold that Lombardi Trophy up in the air and wear that ring.”