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Arrowheadlines: Darrelle Revis signs with Chiefs and the reactions are in

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Darrelle Revis signs with Chiefs, who are ready to set him loose | New York Post

“Bob will tell you he is one of the most competitive guys around,” Reid said. “Very intelligent. Very instinctive player. I can tell you this, competing with him from an offensive standpoint: very hard worker, on the field and off. And again, that’s Bob saying it.”

Kansas City Chiefs can't lose with Darrelle Revis signing | ESPN

Rarely one to be critical in public of his players, Andy Reid had little but compliments for the Chiefs' cornerbacks on Wednesday.

But the Chiefs’ actions to an extent drowned out his words. The team would have had no reason to sign veteran cornerback Darrelle Revis if things were going well in its secondary.

Chiefs shocker: Cornerback Darrelle Revis signs with Kansas City | USA Today

Revis had not been on an NFL roster since the New York Jets released him after the 2016 season, when his once sterling skills seemed to go into steep decline. However if he's able to manage a career renaissance, Revis and Marcus Peters would form a Pro Bowl tandem in the secondary.

Darrelle Revis signs with Chiefs, who will face Jets next weekend | NY Daily News

“It’s just a matter of getting him back into the swing of things,” Reid said. “I’d think his role would be to step in and be a starter. That’s how I’d look at it.”

Chiefs Sign CB Darrelle Revis |

“We’re excited to add Darrelle to the roster,” Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid said. “He has experience and familiarity with Bob Sutton’s defense, he’s a team guy and we feel like a player of his caliber can help our football team.”

Darrelle Revis signs two-year contract with Chiefs |

The move comes out of nowhere. Generating scant interest, Revis was tucked away counting the $6 million in guaranteed scratch being paid out by the Jets, the team he played for last season before his March release.

Kansas City Chiefs sign Darrelle Revis | ESPN

"The reason for me returning is the fire I have, the fuel I have to continue to play this game at a high level,'' Revis said. "My role is to help win. Whatever is best for the team, whether my position is playing a few downs or playing in the slot, wherever Coach wants to play me and feels he can utilize me to help win.''

Darrelle Revis will be playing for free | ProFootballTalk

Darrelle Revis will be playing again, and he’ll essentially be playing for free.

With $6 million in guaranteed salary paid to him this year by the Jets, and with the Jets eligible for a dollar-for-dollar offset, Revis will have no net earnings over the next six weeks — unless the Chiefs are paying him more than $1 million per week.

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