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Derrelle Revis

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Position: Cornerback

School: Pittsburgh

Status: Junior

Height: 6-0

Weight: 200

40-Yard Dash: 4.45 (EST)

Positives:


Darrelle Revis is a cornerback with nice size, fluid hips, and good athleticism. He's an instinctive player with good ball skills, who does a good job of reading plays. He also closes very quickly on passes in front of him.

A physical player, Revis fills well in run support and isn't afraid to unload on ball carriers. He also uses his long arms and solid hands well in defending passes and fighting through blockers.

Negatives:


Revis uses poor technique in his backpedal at times, and lacks the explosive speed to recover once a receiver gets past him.

Overview:


Despite coming out a year early, Revis is a relatively experienced player, having started since his freshman season. He has a couple areas of his game that need work, but has the potential to develop into a starting cornerback in the NFL. He also has added value as a punt returner, but probably lacks the acceleration to be among the league's elite at that position.

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