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Revis says Bucs need to make changes to win in 2014



Trading for cornerback Darrelle Revis was one of the biggest moves the Bucs made last off-season. But after going 4-11, Revis says there needs to be more changes and hopes the team allows him to give input.

"I think we do need to change some things this off-season as we move forward as players and as coaches and figure things out and try to turn the win-loss column to more wins,'' Revis said Thursday without providing specifics. "That’s some adjustments we’ve got to make in the off-season and we will. We’ll do that and try to turn things around.''

Despite coming off surgery on a torn left ACL that prevented him from playing in the preseason, Revis helped the Bucs climb from the league's worst secondary to leading the NFL in producing turnovers. Although still not '100 percent,' he demonstrated an ability to consistently shut down the opponent's top receiver while adjusting to a new team and defense.

“I mean, I feel after every season, you’ve got to evaluate yourself,'' Revis said. "That’s the process. You’ve got to evaluate yourself as a player and coaches as well. We’ve all got to do it and figure out a  way to be better in 2014.''

Revis said Thursday he hopes to have imput with coaches about what changes are necessary.

"Every year I’ve talked to coaches and players and tried to figure out a way, how we can be better the next year coming up?' Revis said. "I’m sure the coaches will be very open about that and players are going to be very open to talking and figuring out what was the problem and what we need to fix to move forward and be a better team next year.''

[Last modified: Thursday, December 26, 2013 4:57pm]


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