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New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan talks to the media after football practice, about the return of cornerback Darrelle Revis at the team's practice facility in Florham Park, NJ on Monday, Sept. 6, 2010. Revis had been holding out for a new contract since August 1 and agreed to terms late Sunday night. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)
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New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan talks to the media after football practice, about the return of cornerback Darrelle Revis at the team's practice facility in Florham Park, NJ on Monday, Sept. 6, 2010. Revis had been holding out for a new contract since August 1 and agreed to terms late Sunday night. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

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