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“I had a better feeling than when I went in,” Johnson said of the three-hour meeting. “(But), it wasn’t complete confidence.”

Both the Jets and Revis’ agents spoke all weekend until reaching what general manager Mike Tannenbaum called “a breakthrough” before coming to an agreement around 11 p.m. Sunday night.

“I think the thing was, the season is upon us,” Johnson said. “It was basically, let’s see if we can leave this room with something.”

During the discussion with Revis, Johnson brought up the cornerback’s Hall of Fame potential.

“We talked about how important it is to keep on the right track,” Johnson said. “If he continues his progress, I think Hall of Fame and Darrelle Revis don’t sound like they’re a strange pair.”

Revis began his holdout Aug. 1, when the team reported for training camp in Cortland without him. Tannenbaum said the nearly $600,000 in fines Revis accrued for sitting out would be handled internally.

He was scheduled to make $1 million in the fourth year of his six-year rookie deal, but wanted to become the league’s highest-paid cornerback. While he didn’t get that this time around, he’s getting the guaranteed money he sought during negotiations over the last several months.

“It not has only been hard on u guys, but it has for me too,” Revis said on his Twitter page early Monday morning. “I just want to tell yall that I’m sorry for this process and I can’t wait to get back on the field.”

Since early August, the team and Revis’ agents agreed to keep all negotiations confidential after things got testy through the media. With the silence came the fear that Revis could sit out the entire season, as his uncle once did.

“I didn’t think it was going to get done,” Scott said. “I was preparing myself to go into the game without him. Thankfully, we got it figured out and I think we’re a better team because of it.”

Added Ryan: “I only lost faith in everybody about three or four times.”

Ryan said he heard Revis was at his New Jersey home a week or so ago, and drove there to try to meet with his star player. But, Revis wasn’t home.

He also acknowledged storming out of a meeting room Sunday night in frustration while negotiations with Revis’ agents were being done over the phone.

“I was ripping everybody on both sides,” he said. “After I threw my little tantrum and the deal was getting done, they brought me back up.”

Revis’ holdout has been a major story line on “Hard Knocks” without him ever appearing in an episode. He’ll certainly be a major focus in Wednesday night’s series finale.

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