Chiefs pointer Darrelle Revis

7:22 PM ET

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs need assistance for a beleaguered pass defense, and Darrelle Revis indispensable a job. The dual got together on Wednesday, when a maestro cornerback sealed a agreement with a Chiefs.

“The reason for me returning is a glow we have, a fuel we have to continue to play this diversion during a high level,” Revis said. “My purpose is to assistance win. Whatever is best for a team, either my position is personification a few downs or personification in a slot, wherever Coach wants to play me and feels he can implement me to assistance win.”

The Chiefs are 28th in flitting yards authorised streamer into Sunday’s diversion opposite a Buffalo Bills during Arrowhead Stadium.

Marcus Peters and Steven Nelson have been a starting cornerbacks, though a Chiefs have struggled to find any coherence from their third cornerbacks. They’ve left by a revolution of Phillip Gaines, Kenneth Acker and Terrance Mitchell in new weeks, though nothing has been means to assistance branch a waves of large pass plays.

“You’re articulate about one of a all-time good players during that position,” Chiefs manager Andy Reid pronounced of Revis. “It’s only a matter of removing him behind in a pitch of things … we would consider his purpose would be to step in and be a starter.”

Chiefs defensive coordinator Bob Sutton was on a Jets‘ staff for Revis’ initial 6 NFL seasons with New York from 2007-12. His laxity with Sutton’s approach of doing things is one reason Reid wouldn’t order out a probability of Revis personification on Sunday opposite a Bills.

“Let’s only see where he’s at,” Reid said. “I told him a same thing. There’s no hurry. He’s a maestro guy. He looks like he’s in good shape. He’s been relocating around, operative out.”

Revis is 32 and had his misfortune NFL deteriorate with a Jets in 2016, something he concurred Wednesday. But a Chiefs design Revis to play as good as he did progressing in his career, when he was one of a NFL’s tip cornerbacks.

“I would tell we he looks good physically,” Reid said. “Time does that. Time will take a step divided from you. That happens. But he’s a intelligent man who knows how to play a game. That’s turn critical during this indicate in his career. I’m not revelation we he can’t run. He can still run.”

Revis pronounced a possibility to play for an achieved manager like Reid was a and in signing with a Chiefs.

“I’m a large fan of Andy Reid as well,” he said. “I still haven’t been means to prevent one of his quarterback’s passes. Now I’m indeed teaming adult with him.

“We’ve been articulate back-and-forth via a whole season. It’s all about timing. Right now, where I’m during and where my physique is, I’m perplexing to come in and assistance and [be] an further to a team. It done clarity for both parties.”

Peters, a Chiefs’ tip cornerback, had dual interceptions in a diversion opposite a Jets final season.

“He’s awesome,” Revis said. “Marcus Peters is unequivocally awesome. we adore a approach he plays. I’ve been on a other side, personification opposite him, and [he] done plays … He’s [taken] a joining by storm. A really gifted player, and I’m vehement about what we can do.”

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