Jets CB Darrelle Revis skips conditioning test amid contract dispute hours before camp opensBy AP
Sunday, August 1, 2010
Jets CB Darrelle Revis skips conditioning test
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis, locked in a contract dispute with the team, skipped a conditioning test hours before players were to report to training camp Sunday.
The All-Pro is not considered a holdout unless he misses the afternoon team meeting that opens camp in Cortland, N.Y. The Jets confirmed Revis’ absence.
Revis is to make $1 million in the fourth year of his six-year rookie deal, but he wants to be the league’s highest-paid cornerback. Oakland’s Nnamdi Asomugha holds that distinction, signing a three-year, $45.3 million extension last offseason.
Also Sunday, the Jets’ fourth-round draft pick, running back Joe McKnight, passed a conditioning test that he initially failed.
Wide receiver Santonio Holmes was given a later mandatory report date of Wednesday so he can attend to a family matter. Holmes wrote on this Twitter page this week that his son was in the hospital, but it was uncertain if that was the reason for the delay.
Defensive tackle Kris Jenkins (hamstring) and backup quarterback Kellen Clemens (calf) were placed on the active-physically unable to perform list.
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