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Thomas Jones

Revis' Return To Jets Has Boosted Defense

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Darrelle Revis switched sides in the rivalry between the Patriots and Jets and helped New England win a Super Bowl in his only season there.

Then he switched back.

Again manning the defensive backfield for New York, where he played the first six years of his career, Revis has helped bolster a defense that is No. 1 in the league. And for Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who has faced Revis in both practice and games, there's no question which he preferred.

"He's been an incredible playmaker since he's been in the league," Brady said this week as the Patriots (5-0) prepared for the Jets (4-1). "I got a firsthand look at that last...