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Report: Tampergate Results Are In; Jets Fined $100k

According to reports, the Jets have been fined for tampering with Darrelle Revis.

"One... hundred thousand dollars worth of tampering with me."
"One... hundred thousand dollars worth of tampering with me."
Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

According to New York Jets beat writer Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the results of the Patriots-Jets Tampering Dispute of 2014-2015 are in:

We all know the story: in December 2014, Jets owner Woody Johnson said that he would "love for Darrelle to come back". Darrelle, of course, was All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis, who was under contract with the Patriots during the time Johnson made his comments. Thus, New England quickly filed tampering charges against its AFC East rival.

Mehta called the Patriots "petty" to file tampering charges, even though the Jets filed a counter-claim due to the following comments by Patriots owner Robert Kraft:

We thought we made a very competitive offer. I speak as a fan of the New England Patriots — we wanted to keep him. We wanted him in our system, and we have certain disciplines. We had hoped it worked out. It didn'€™t.

Apparently, the league did not agree with the New York point of view: a) the Patriots' tampering charge was legitimate, b) the Jets did in fact tamper with Revis and c) Kraft's remarks have been harmless.

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