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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2010, file photo, New York Jets' Darrelle Revis (24) looks on during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens  at New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Revis will miss the New York Jets' game at Buffalo on Sunday, sitting out a second straight game while he recovers from a strained left hamstring forcing coach Rex Ryan to shuffle the Jets secondary. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2010, file photo, New York Jets' Darrelle Revis (24) looks on during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens at New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Revis will miss the New York Jets' game at Buffalo on Sunday, sitting out a second straight game while he recovers from a strained left hamstring forcing coach Rex Ryan to shuffle the Jets secondary. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

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