Report: Bucs To Cut Revis If Not Traded By Wednesday Afternoon

March 11, 2014 3:07 PM
Report: Bucs To Cut Revis If Not Traded By Wednesday Afternoon
" BOSTON (CBS) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are looking to trade Darrelle Revis by 4pm Wednesday, and if they can’t swing a deal they’ll cut the All Pro corner, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

The move would have everything to do with a roster bonus due to Revis and compensation the Bucs would have to send to the New York Jets. If Revis is on Tampa’s roster come 4:01 pm Wednesday afternoon, they would owe Revis a $1.5 million roster bonus and the fourth-round pick they sent to New York as part of last year’s Revis trade would become a third-round pick.

By cutting Revis, Tampa would not only save the roster bonus and a third-round pick, but also free up $16 million in salary cap space "

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