Revis thinks a sit-down with owner Woody

FLORHAM PARK, N. Dennis Pitta Womens Jersey .J. — Darrelle Revis has been with his New York Jets teammates for every off-season workout, and the All-Pro cornerback always planned to be around for mandatory minicamp. When it comes to training camp, though, hes still not sure whether hell report on time. “I cant answer that question right now,” Revis said with a smile after the Jets first minicamp practice Tuesday. “I really cant.” Revis has two years remaining on the $46 million deal he signed in 2010 — termed a “Band-Aid” contract by the team and Revis agents — and said there has been no movement, as far as he knows, on talks with the team on possibly re-doing his deal. “I havent talked to my agents,” Revis said. “So, I cant really speak on that right now.” Revis held out of training camp before signing his rookie deal in 2007, and then again two years ago. “I have grown,” he said. “This is my sixth year, and Ive grown. Ive been in a lot of situations and you guys have to remember, even when I was a rookie, my rookie contract, I came in late. The second one, it was the same type of scenario. Well see.” While nothing appears scheduled at the moment, Revis thinks a sit-down with owner Woody Johnson and general manager Mike Tannenbaum regarding his future with the team is inevitable. “Sooner or later, it has to,” Revis said with a laugh. “I mean, Ive got two more years left, so well see, and well go from there. Whatevers best for me and the organization, well get through it.” Revis recently told The Star-Ledger of Newark that hed like to retire as a member of the Jets, and the team has said it would like to see that happen, too. How this latest situation is resolved — or not — could go a long way toward determining that outcome. “I think the situation will take care of itself when its time to,” Revis said. “When you think about those things, yeah, theyre in the back of your mind. But as of right now, you can just focus on what you can do today and improve day by day.” Revis said he didnt receive any feedback from the team on his hopes to retire with the Jets, and didnt expect to. “I dont think guys are really looking at ESPN to see what somebody says or anything,” he said, smiling. “So, nobody came up to me and approached me about it.” Revis has spoken a few times about receiving death threats from fans on Twitter and in emails during his last holdout. He insists the reaction of fans wont factor in any of his decisions this summer. “This is my situation and its my career, and I think thats how you have to look at it,” he said. “Its not like I dont love the New York Jets fans and love the city, love Jersey, love Manhattan. Its nothing about that. This is a situation in my career right now and, sooner or later, we have to talk about it. “Thats how the fans have to look at it. 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But they will spend their rest day riding their bikes for several hours with a few high-intensity intervals. SEATTLE — Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine insisted Wednesday he wasnt serious when he threatened to “punch” a radio talk-show host in the mouth. Valentine said he made it clear he was kidding when he made the comment earlier in the day during an interview on Boston station WEEI with hosts Glenn Ordway and Michael Holley. “Didnt I go, Ha, ha?” the embattled Valentine asked before his fourth-place team played the Seattle Mariners. “I dont think physical violence is necessary for 60-year-old people.” Ordway, sighting a newspaper report that Valentine arrived later than normal for a game last week in Oakland, asked if the manager had “checked out” on the season. Valentine responded on the air: “What an embarrassing thing to say. If I were there right now, Id punch you right in the mouth. Ha, ha,” Valentine said. “Hows that sound? Sound like I checked out? What an embarrassing thing. Why would somebody even, thats stuff that a comic strip person would write. If someones here, watching me go out at 2 oclock in the afternoon, working with the young players, watching me put in the right relief pitchers to get a win, putting on a hit-and-run when it was necessary, talking to the guys after the game in the food room — how could someone in real life say that?” Meeting later with reporters in Seattle before the game, Valentine acknowledged he took offence to Ordways question and explained that he arrived at the Coliseum in Oakland later than usual — but still 3 hours before the game — because he had picked up his son from the airport and got stuck in traffic. “If anyone in this room or any other room Ive been in in my life wants to question my integrity, I will ask someone to referee that situation,” he said. Valentine added that if a writer “thought that was important and wanted to write seriously about it, they could have asked what the situation was and I would have been happy to tell them. No one asked the reasons.” HHe went on to describe them. Kelechi Osemele Jersey. Valentine said he picked up his son from the San Francisco airport in the morning for his first visit on the road during “this lousy season.” The plane was late, then he had to return to his San Francisco hotel to pick up his game information before driving over the Bay Bridge to the Coliseum. “That was a mistake,” Valentine said. “There was traffic around the hotel and an accident on the freeway. I got there a little later than normal, not late. My workday starts at 4:30 p.m., in my opinion. I got to the stadium at 4:04 p.m.” He said he had called in that nights lineup at 2 p.m. and had checked with the trainer on the condition of injured players. “To see my son for a couple more hours,” he said, “is more than worth the trade-off of sitting around in my underwear in the clubhouse for two hours. “Just ask me the question. Dont think everyone in the room is smart enough to figure out what I meant? Thats not my fault.” Valentine said he told his coaches he would be a little late, and he called in to say he was delayed in traffic on his way to “the stupid Oakland Coliseum.” “For someone to say that I was late is an absolute disgrace to their integrity if they have any,” he said. During the radio interview, Valentine went on to say that his first season as Red Sox manager has been “miserable.” Asked to clarify later, he said: “The last two weeks have been very trying. Lots of obstacles in my way and I thought Ive jumped them, and sometimes you get knocked down by them. “Its turned out to be not what I expected. Its been a little misery, yeah,” he said. “Im not sure its 24/7, but I would think after a loss Im miserable. … Its been adventurous, challenging.” Valentine signed a two-year deal last winter and has said he wants to return in 2013. Red Sox management has maintained that no decision will be made until after the season is over. ‘ ‘ ‘

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