Jet’s Re­vis fac­ing charges for role in street fight

The Trentonian (Trenton, NJ) - - SPORTS - Staff and wire re­port

Jets cor­ner­back Dar­relle Re­vis showed more fight in the streets than he did all sea­son on the field.

Re­vis is be­ing in­ves­ti­gated by Pittsburgh po­lice after an al­ter­ca­tion with two other men over the week­end.

The four-time All-Pro has not been ar­rested, but po­lice said Thurs­day that charges are pend­ing. Those charges in­clude rob­bery, ter­ror­is­tic threats, con­spir­acy and ag­gra­vated as­sault.

Po­lice in Pittsburgh, where Re­vis starred in col­lege for the home­town Pan­thers, said they have video of the week­end brawl. One of the men rec­og­nized Re­vis and asked him if he was the Jets cor­ner­back. The man then started record­ing the in­ter­ac­tion and be­gan fol­low­ing Re­vis on the street.

Po­lice said Re­vis tried to take the phone and delete the video. That’s when a sec­ond man jumped in to help the owner of the cell phone be­fore an­other man came to aid Re­vis. The first two men were punched, ac­cord­ing to wit­nesses.

A Jets spokesman said the team is aware of the in­ci­dent and has spo­ken to Re­vis.

Re­vis’ at­tor­ney, Blaine Jones, said in an email to WTAE that the cor­ner­back was the vic­tim and sought med­i­cal treat­ment.

“Mr. Re­vis came home to Pittsburgh this past week­end to visit fam­ily and friends. Dur­ing that time, Mr. Re­vis went by a lo­ca­tion in the South Side that he is in the process of de­vel­op­ing,” Jones said in the email. “Mr. Re­vis was phys­i­cally as­saulted while at that lo­ca­tion by a group of at least five peo­ple. Mr. Re­vis feared for his safety and re­treated from the ag­gres­sors.”

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