Darrelle Revis is going to get a warm reception from his new Tampa Bay teammates the first time he steps into the locker room at One Buccaneer Place. He already got one on Twitter.
It is probably an understatement to say that Buccaneer players are thrilled with the addition of one of the NFL’s true superstars to their roster. Hot on the heels of the Dashon Goldson signing, and with several prime picks in the 2013 draft still to be spent next week, the Bucs can legitimately believe that their playoff chances got a whole lot better on Sunday afternoon.
Not surprisingly, some of those excited Bucs took to everyone’s favorite social media platform on Sunday to react to the Revis trade, and to welcome their new teammate to the fold. They weren’t alone in being drawn to the topic: At one point, Revis was one of the top trending Twitter topics in the world. Pro Bowl DT Gerald McCoy, who likely has visions of coverage sacks dancing in his head, was one of the first to reach out to Revis, and other players around the league quickly reacted, as well.
NFL.com has compiled a short list of some of those reaction tweets. Check it out.