Darrelle Revis doesn’t just shut down receivers. He shuts down radio hosts, too.
Revis, at the suggestion of a Jets public relations staffer, hung up on WFAN’s Mike Francesaafter the host asked question after question about the cornerback’s controversial 100-yard interception return for a touchdown against the Miami Dolphins on Monday night.
During the interview, Francesa insisted that Revis should have been flagged for interference on the play. Revis vehemently disagreed.
“Do you know football or are you good at interviewing?” Revis asked Francesa.
The two went back and forth for about four minutes, with Francesa laughing at an increasingly frustrated Revis.
“You are still the only one in the world who doesn’t think that was a penalty,” Francesa said.
“I don’t care! I don’t care what everybody thinks! I don’t care what you think!” Revis said.
Revis was eventually told by Jared Winley, a member of the Jets’ PR staff, to hang up the phone, ending the interview with Francesa, who has a strained relationship with the Jets.
“This is why nobody wants to get interviewed by him,” the cornerback can be heard saying before he hangs up.
Francesa was upset that Winley instructed Revis to hang up the phone.
Winley later called Francesa’s producer to apologize and said he should have asked Francesa to move on to another topic.
“That was an error on my part,” Winley said.NFL