Darrelle Revis: 'I'm 100 percent'

Updated: October 26, 2010, 3:15 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- After a six-day break for the bye week, the New York Jets returned to practice Monday with a healthy Darrelle Revis, he of the ballyhooed hamstring injury.

"Yeah, I'm 100 percent," the cornerback said after a light practice.

Revis, who pulled his left hamstring five weeks ago, spent the majority of the bye week at the Jets' facility, rehabbing the injury. He played the last two games after missing the previous two, but he clearly wasn't the same player who became known last season as perhaps the best shutdown corner in the league.

Now the Jets expect to see the old Revis.

"He was moving around great today," coach Rex Ryan said. "I think we're going to see Darrelle at 100 percent, so that's exciting."

The Jets (5-1) resume their season Sunday at home against the Green Bay Packers (4-3), who own the league's third-ranked passing attack. Ryan predicted that the Jets, ranked 12th in total defense, will finish atop the rankings for the second straight year.

"With the people we have on defense," he said, "there are no excuses."

The Jets are allowing an unusually high number of passing yards (229 per game, 22nd in the league), but their Revis-Antonio Cromartie cornerback tandem has been at full strength for only the first six quarters of the season. Revis missed the preseason because of a contract holdout, and hurt his hamstring in Week 2.

Asked what a healthy Revis means to the defense, linebacker Bart Scott invoked the "Revis Island" nickname

"It means an unoccupied Island," Scott said. "I think we had trolleys and ferries pulling up to the Island. Now the Island will be protected."

Rich Cimini covers the Jets for ESPNNewYork.com. Follow him on Twitter.

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