Tampa Bay Buccaneers look to trade Pro-Bowl cornerback Darrelle Revis

TAMPA - With new helmets, new uniforms and new coach, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers may be looking to make a new start in the defensive secondary, as their primary mission today is rumored to be unloading the man they sought so hard to get just a year ago.

In April, 2013, Darrelle Revis came to the Bucs from the New York Jets in return for a first-round draft pick in 2013 and another this year.  By the time the contract issues were worked out and extended, Mr. Revis stood to make an estimated $18 million this year.  That would make him the highest-paid NFL cornerback -- by far.

The Buccaneers -- who are looking to reverse a woeful 4-12 record -- may be trying to find a trade partner to take that huge salary off their hands.  While some NFL teams have expressed interest in the Pro-Bowl corner coming to play for them, they've balked at the high dollar amount on the contract.  

If the Bucs can't find a deal, they may simply release the player from the team, and he will be able to negotiate freely with other teams.

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