“We can’t lose a guy like him," Cromartie told NFL.com’s Andy Fenelon at the Pro Bowl on Friday. "(Revis is) a great leader in the locker room and also in our DB room, making sure that guys are accountable for each other. To lose a guy like that would be huge. And even though he’s coming off the surgery, I believe he’ll come back as strong as ever.”
Before Revis and Cromartie, There Was Haynes and Hayes
Before there was Revis Island, there was “my eminent domain,” Hayes’s term for his side of the field.
“If they’re not, I would want to know who is,” said the Jets’ defensive backs coach, Dennis Thurman, a contemporary of Hayes and Haynes, when asked if they were the finest cornerback tandem ever.
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"In case you were wondering, as Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com pointed out, Cromartie’s deal is $4 million per year less than what Nnamdi Asomugha’s got with the Eagles and $1.75 million per year less than Johnathan Joseph’s new deal with the Texans.” - TheJetsBlog (Posted Aug 1, 2011, 1:58AM)
@AlbertBreer: Revis told me he’s “sure it’s been rough” over last week for Cromartie, but is confident he’ll put it in the past once camp gets rolling.
Jets have made offer to free-agent cornerback Antonio Cromartie
The Jets have extended an offer to free-agent cornerback Antonio Cromartie, per two people informed of the communication between the sides. These people requested anonymity because of the tenuous nature of negotiations.