It wasn’t all bad news for the New England Patriots on Tuesday.
All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis bolted for the New York Jets’ big-money offer, but safety Devin McCourty officially signed his name on the dotted line to stay in New England.
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McCourty’s tweet confirms the length of the deal, which was reported to be worth $47.5 million, with $28.5 million guaranteed. McCourty reportedly had offers from the Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants and Jacksonville Jaguars but decided Sunday night to stay with the Patriots.
The Patriots must revise their defensive strategy without Revis, but they’ll do it with their All-Pro safety in the fold.
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