“I mean, I was drafted as a running back,” the former Southern California star said. “The way I took it was I wasn’t good enough to play running back. I don’t know if that’s the case or not, but that’s the way I’m looking at it right now.”
Rex Ryan made it clear who’s in charge when it comes to Tim Tebow’s playing time. “We control it,” Ryan said on Wednesday. “The media’s not going to drive it.”
He isn’t the “Sanchise.” It is something that Jets fans need to come to grips with; the reality that now in his fourth year, quarterback Mark Sanchez isn’t going to be the second coming of Joe Namath.
The Jets will face the Pittsburgh Steelers’ speedy receivers without Darrelle Revis. The All-Pro cornerback was ruled out for the team’s game at Pittsburgh on Sunday with a concussion
The Jets will make a decision on the availability of Darrelle Revis before the team travels to Pittsburgh on Saturday for their game against the Steelers.
Simply, Tim Tebow is a fighter and not one to back down from a challenge. It would be out of personality for Tebow to not want to stick it out in New York, and the reason might well go beyond the field.
Jets defensive tackle Sione Po’uha has been declared questionable, but safety Eric Smith will not play in the team’s season opener against Buffalo on Sunday.
Revis needs to play above himself, which means that he has to be better than the best. It is a tall order for the league’s best defensive player, but the fate of the Jets’ season rests on Revis being better than himself.
Hopefully, someday, Hunter’s four-year legacy with the Jets will be measured by the man he showed over the past 10 days, and not just his rough 2011 season on the field.
“I have to take full advantage of it,” Howard said. “When you get a new chance, you always have to have a positive outlook. I have the mindset to show what I can do.”
“I think more than anything you would want people to say, ‘There’s someone that helps the team win football games,'” Tebow told Boomer & Carton.
The Jets’ backup quarterback showed in his Thursday morning interview with WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” that he has the same ability to escape tough questions as he has to evade blitzing defensive linemen with his quick feet.
The most discussed, debated and covered franchise by far during training camp, the Jets have plenty of question marks heading into the 2012 season.
First came the comment. Then, the backlash. And coming soon: the interview.
The New York Jets wrapped up a busy training camp at SUNY Cortland on Thursday after three weeks filled with headlines and all eyes on Tim Tebow — all the time.