The New York Jets are moving on from one of the best players in their franchise's history.
The team informed star cornerback Darrelle Revis on Tuesday that they are releasing him, ending his second tenure with the Jets — a two-year run that was marked by a stunning slip in play because of injuries and age.
Revis, 31, was scheduled to make $15 million, including a $2 million roster bonus, next season — but that would have been a lofty salary for an aging player who admittedly had a subpar year.
The move, which was expected, makes Revis a free agent while also clearing about $9.3 million on the salary cap.
The Jets still owe him $6 million as part of the $39...