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Darrelle Revis undergoes surgery on right wrist

New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis underwent surgery Thursday morning to repair a torn ligament in his right wrist, the team announced.

Revis will be in a hard cast for two to three months, meaning he will be limited -- at best -- during the Jets' offseason program, which begins April 18.

The seven-time Pro Bowl selection is expected to be ready for training camp in late July, the team said.

Revis was never listed with a wrist injury. It apparently happened early in the season, perhaps as far back as Week 3. He thought it was a minor sprain and continued to play with the injury.

After the season, Revis continued to experience soreness in his wrist. He was re-examined and decided to have the surgery.

Revis withdrew from the Pro Bowl, but the reason given was a sore shoulder.

The surgery was performed by noted hand/wrist specialist Charles Melone, the head of the Beth Israel Hand Surgery Center in Manhattan.

The injury may explain why Revis struggled in a couple of games, including the season-ending loss to the Buffalo Bills. Publicly, he never mentioned the wrist -- or any other injury -- but the team believes it may have affected his ability to jam receivers at the line of scrimmage.

He missed two games, but it was because of a concussion.

Revis returned to the Jets last offseason, signing a five-year, $70 million contract after the New England Patriots declined to pick up a $20 million option. A total of $39 million is fully guaranteed. He's due to make $17 million -- all guaranteed -- for the upcoming season.