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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Tim Tebow To The NY Jets Bad For Tebow

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

Whether it was for a 1st rounder or a 99th rounder
and a bag of chips, is of no consequence here, but
the Jets did overpay for Tim Tebow. Even though he
was drafted in the 1st round by the Broncos, this
was clearly a reach by ex-coach Josh McDaniels, and
John Elway knew it. Maybe the Jets were trying to
keep him away from McDaniels who is now back as the
OC for the New England Patriots, or maybe they were
just real impressed with Tebow when he beat the snot
out of them on national TV last season, I don't know,
but either way, a 4th rounder and a sixth rounder is
way too much to pay for the rights to what is now
destined to be a bit of a circus in NY.

Whether or not this is going to help the Jets is not
really something anyone can predict with any absolute
certainty. It would be easier to predict though if
we are sure that he will only be a QB, or whether or
not he is open to playing Tight End, Wide Receiver,
or even running back. If Tebow is willing to do any
of those things, then the Jets will have a fabulous
football player on their hands, if not, then I think
they just upgrade their back up QB situation by simply
a hair, and that's only because Mark Brunell is what
is now considered "ancient" in football years.

With all that in mind, this trade is bad for Tim Tebow.
Nowhere else will he receive the type of scrutiny and
and in some ways hate that he will receive as a NY Jet.
Tebow will truly have to dig deep down inside and test
his faith for what he is about to encounter in the NYC
metropolitan area. This isn't Gainesville, FL, and it
ain't Denver Colorado, this is the BIGGEST media market
in the world, and when you poop, if you wipe awkwardly,
people know. Why the heck would anyone want that?
Repeating what I've said in the past, I don't think
Tim Tebow is a very good QB, but I do think he is a
very good human being. This wasn't his call, and he
didn't make the choice like a free agent would, but
he will have to deal with it, and unfortunately I don't
think this will make him grow as a quarterback.

Gonna guess that Brian Schottenheimer is glad he's gone.

Don't Believe In Plays, Believe In Players - Al Davis

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