Since the offseason began, the biggest topic for the Jets has been Darrelle Revis. Will the star cornerback get traded? Will the Jets resign him? The superstar tore his ACL last season, which has brought down his stock a little bit, but he is still the top player on the market. Right now, all reports are indicating that Revis may be on his way out of town. Whether or not the Jets trade Revis, John Idzik and Woody Johnson will be bashed.
Let's start with the first situation, the jets do trade Revis. It looks like the Jets will trade him to Tampa Bay, and get maybe a first, a second, and a mid-rounder at best. If the Jets both off this trade, they will lose to most fans. Fans will give up on the team, and ticket sales could be horrible for the Jets. While this move would help the future, fans would call the team cheap and would not be fans of John Idzik or Woody Johnson.
Let's go to the other, less likely situation, the Jets resign Revis to a long-term deal. To resign Revis, the Jets would probably need to shell out 12-15 million a year. This move would cripple their cap space and go against what John Idzik has said as his time as general manager. This would be a loss for ownership because, fans and people around the league would think they are crazy. Passing up on high draft picks and giving a cornerback crazy money. For the Jets, this move would cripple their cap space and not allow