“What happened up there in New York last year was a joke, but then again so is their team,” Ditka said in a radio interview.
Johnson did acknowledge on Tuesday that fans should “be patient and have trust we’re doing the best thing for your team.” But on the other hand, he wants fans to know that there will be excitement in East Rutherford this coming season.
Mark Sanchez spoke for more than 20 minutes about the New York Jets’ crowded quarterback situation, saying all the right things throughout. Yes, he believes he’ll be the starter, and yes, he looks forward to the competition.
“You don’t worry about anything,” McElroy said. “You just go out there and, with the reps you’re given, you make the most of them. That’s all you can really control and that’s all you can really worry about.”
The two discussed the fate of Rex Ryan, the quarterback competition, the current roster, the future of the franchise and much, much more.
The Jets’ QB conundrum is among the hot stories generated once the 2013 NFL Draft came to a close.
Geno Smith is ready to work and confident he’ll become the Jets’ franchise quarterback.
The Jets might be ready to cut Mark Sanchez after drafting new franchise quarterback Geno Smith.
The future is now. Geno Smith is a New York Jet and could compete with Mark Sanchez right away.
“If there’s going to be competition at the position, it’s not going to come from Tim Tebow,” Mark Sanchez’s tutor told USA Today.
“I do believe that he has the potential to lead a football team if you get the right pieces around him,” Warner said. “But the problem is that they’ve got a long way to go here in New York to get the right pieces around him.”
It’s amazing how good a former team can look once you’ve sampled someplace else, and how bad things can be when you’re there in the first place. Brandon Jacobs, Darrelle Revis and Tim Tebow must be feeling those emotions right now.
Unlike Darrelle Revis, Tim Tebow is planning to “voluntarily” — in the true sense of the word — attend the workouts in Florham Park, N.J., beginning on April 15, according to multiple reports.
“He’s doing an excellent job — the progress Mark has made over the past three weeks is definitely very positive,” Garcia said. “It shows that Mark is committed to bettering himself and getting himself more mentally prepared.”
“He’s on the roster, and he’ll get a chance to compete,” Ryan said of Tebow. “We’ll see how the offseason plays out, but right now Tim is on our roster.”