Offensive tackles were the top two picks in the National Football League draft for the second time in the Super Bowl era, the New York Jets picked up a potential replacement for Darrelle Revis and no running backs were taken in the opening round for the first time since 1963.
Darrelle Revis was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from the New York Jets in the most significant step by General Manager John Idzik to rebuild a Jets franchise that missed the National Football League playoffs the past two seasons.
Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III helped make 2012 the year of the rookie quarterback in the National Football League after becoming the first duo at the position selected first and second in the draft in 13 years.
Darrelle Revis, acquired by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers two days ago in a trade with the New York Jets, threw out the ceremonial first pitch yesterday before the host Tampa Bay Rays defeated the New York Yankees 5-1.
Darrelle Revis is already making his presence felt for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who are now favored by oddsmakers against the New York Jets when the teams meet in the opening week of the National Football League season.