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Jets GM: Revis contract gap too big

Updated: April 22, 2013, 1:48 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

It came down to money.

Explaining perhaps the biggest trade in franchise history, New York Jets general manager John Idzik said Sunday the decision to trade cornerback Darrelle Revis to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was based largely on what they perceived as an insurmountable gap in contract discussions.

"It became quite evident to us there was a substantial difference between Darrelle's view of his value and ours," Idzik said on a conference call with reporters.

Idzik said ...

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