CB Darrelle Revis has been placed on the ballot for his standout game at Buffalo.
The ballot in question is for GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week. Fans can vote for Revis or the other four finalists for this week — Atlanta DE John Abraham, Miami CB Will Allen, Tennessee S Chris Hope or Giants DE Justin Tuck — at NFL.com/gmc from now through Thursday at 4 p.m. EST. The winner will be announced Thursday night on NFL.com.
Head coach Eric Mangini, perhaps doing a little electioneering in advance if this week’s vote, said Revis’ emergence may be making life tough for the rookie usually on the right corner, Dwight Lowery.
"I think Darrelle is playing really well now," Mangini said, "and you make a choice each week where you want to place the ball and who you want to throw it against. That’s not going to be inconsistent, I think, moving forward, as long as Darrelle keeps playing at a high level, whoever is over there is going to get a lot of action."
The Jets could also be in line for some of the NFL’s weekly awards for AFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Player of the Week. We’ll have more on that Wednesday.
Marty on "Sack Exchange"
Rex asked a question on Monday of Marty Lyons about what it was like to play alongside Mark Gastineau, Joe Klecko and Abdul Salaam in "the New York Sack Exchange" in the early Eighties. Rather than replace my response with Marty’s after Rex’s comment, I thought everyone would be able to find Marty’s response better on today’s Radar entry. Here is what Marty has to say:
"Playing along side Mark, Joe and Abdul was exciting. Joe had a way of making everyone play to a different level. Mark had unbelievable speed to get to the quarterback. Abdul and I had to hold down the middle. But in any team concept, if we didn’t have the support of the other defensive players on the field, the front four wouldn’t had been as successful as we were."
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