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Darrelle Revis signs with New England Patriots

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The best cornerback in the game signs with the Patriots as Darrelle Revis is taking his talents to Boston.

Al Messerschmidt

The New England Patriots made it to the AFC Championship game last season, but they ultimately weren't good enough to overcome the Denver Broncos. Since then, the Patriots have lost their Pro Bowl cornerback and arguably their best defender in Aqib Talib to the Broncos, so New England needed some kind of counter in order to keep pace with Denver heading into the 2014 season.

That's where Darrelle Revis comes in to play. After the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were unable to trade him, they released him Wednesday, and the Pats were immediately viewed as the favorites to land his services.

They've landed his services, though it will just be for one year: