The New York Jets negotiations with cornerback Darrelle Revis have been a public battle, most recently resulting in Jets head coach Rex Ryan saying that he wants it all on the table.
That changed Thursday, however, as the two sides have reached a mutual agreement to keep talks private until a deal has been reached.
“Both parties have had conversations to clear the air and will continue to negotiate with the hopes of reaching an agreement,” a joint statement read. “From this point forward, all discussions regarding these negotiations will remain confidential.”
Minutes after the statement was released to reporters, according to the ESPN report, coach Rex Ryan was asked to comment. The usually talkative Ryan looked at the Jets’ public relations director, turned back toward reporters and said: “Can’t talk about it.”