Brett Fischer, who’s trained Darrelle Revis since his junior year at Pitt, told the Boston Herald that the star cornerback is fully healthy and should be “even better” for the Patriots in 2014.
“Now that (Revis) is with a new team, obviously a winning organization like that, he’s so fired up. To see the determination that he has, he’s unbelievable,” Fischer said. “The fun thing for me is we’re starting with a person who played this year with basically no injury, so we can take him to the next level. I think fans in New England are going to see a guy who is even better than in the past because he has rehabilitated himself from the ACL.
“To have him to the point now, we don’t even mention the ACL. It’s not even a factor. He’s looked so well in all his drills. He’s looked great in everything he’s doing.”
Revis spent the 2013 season with the Buccaneers, rehabbing the torn ACL he suffered the year before. While he still graded out as a top corner, Revis wasn’t truly himself until late in the season, when the Bucs were well out of contention.
Now completely recovered — Fischer says the ACL injury is a “non-factor” — New England’s prized offseason acquisition is likely to morph back to his shutdown form.