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Ahead Of Surgery, Darrelle Revis Vows To Again Be Dominant Player He Once Was

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Darrelle Revis said that there’s “no question” he will return from a torn knee ligament to be the same dominant player he has been throughout his career with the New York Jets.

The star cornerback said on Monday in his first public comments since tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee three weeks ago that it has been hard to watch games since “you’re looking outside in.” Revis will have surgery in New York on Tuesday to repair his ACL, a procedure that will include taking a graft from his patellar tendon.

Revis said that he wants to return “as fast as possible,” although normal recovery takes several months. He has been rehabbing at the team’s facility while preparing for surgery.

Revis is filming a documentary that will chronicle his comeback.

Prior to his season-ending injury, the former first-round pick recorded 11 tackles, a forced fumble and an interception in two games for Gang Green.

Do you trust that Revis can stay on the field and continue to be a dominant NFL player? Sound off with your thoughts and comments below…

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