By Glenn Naughton
Following a widely reported street altercation that reportedly left two men temporarily unconscious, one of which suffered an orbital fracture, Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has turned himself in to Pittsburgh police.
— CBS News (@CBSNews) February 17, 2017
The Jets former superstar cornerback is facing charges for four felonies including robbery, assault, conspiracy and making terroristic threats.
While the case plays out in court, speculation has begun to mount regarding how Revis’ contract situation will play out with a clause that refers to any conduct detrimental to the team, as highlighted here by NFL insider Albert Breer.
Obtained Darrelle Revis' contract, here is the part relevant to his arrest — where Jets could claim he's in default and void his guarantee. pic.twitter.com/1Jw1QG1iAf
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) February 17, 2017
Coming off of the worst season of his pro career, the Jets were likely looking to part ways with Revis and may now have the ammunition to recoup the $6 million he was guaranteed for 2017.