Darrelle Revis unhappy with Schiano

Updated: September 18, 2013, 9:56 AM ET
By Pat Yasinskas | ESPN.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- Controversy continues to swirl around the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during their 0-2 start.

The latest comes from media reports that say star cornerback Darrelle Revis is unhappy with coach Greg Schiano's disciplined style and his defensive scheme.

A Fox Sports report said Revis, who previously played for player-friendly coach Rex Ryan with the New York Jets, isn't happy with Schiano's strict approach.

The New York Post reported that Revis is unhappy that Schiano has been playing zone coverage because the cornerback prefers man-to-man coverage.

Perhaps in response to the multiple reports, Revis took to Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, claiming that he is "happy to be a Buccaneer."

Revis also tweeted that he is still "excited" about this season despite Tampa Bay's poor start.

Revis met with Schiano late Tuesday afternoon for about 15 minutes to "clear the air," NFL Network reported.

Revis, 28, was traded to Tampa Bay this past offseason after spending six seasons with the Jets. The four-time Pro Bowler thrived in Ryan's aggressive man-coverage scheme, recording 19 interceptions in 79 games with the Jets.

Despite the numerous reports, Revis has had an impact defensively with the Buccaneers, who have allowed a total of 34 points this season -- tied for eighth best in the NFL.

The reports about Revis came just days after a CBS Sports report that said quarterback Josh Freeman is at odds with Schiano and is expected to ask for a trade.

Pat Yasinskas | email

ESPN Tampa Bay Buccaneers reporter

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