New York Jets
Take a quick jog around the Twitterverse and you’ll get the impression that finding a job — at least in the NFL — won’t be easy for the 25-year-old.
When the storm washed through Hoboken six months ago, the gym at the Hudson County kids center was destroyed. Money for the repairs came from the NFL and the New York/New Jersey Super Bowl Committee.
Tebow was a hybrid of player, prayer and a flashpoint of a complex, spiritual movement. His kneeling refrain doubled as an emblem of optimism. And he has just been released by the Jets, for reasons that only they understand.
It was expected for months, and now it’s a done deal: the Jets have cut ties with Tebow.
One local team — the one with two Super Bowl trophies in the Eli Manning era — seems to have a plan. The other? Not so much.
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.
Jets selected Michigan defensive tackle William Campbell in the sixth round.
The Jets selected Staten Island native and Virginia offensive tackle Oday Aboushi in the fifth round.
The Jets might be ready to cut Mark Sanchez after drafting new franchise quarterback Geno Smith.
Matt Barkley slid down the board and ended up being selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in round four.
Ivory, a 6-foot, 225-pound bruiser, ran for 217 yards on 40 carries in 2012, and is averaging 5.1 yards per carry during his first three years in the league, all with New Orleans.
The Jets beefed up their offensive line in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft by selecting Brian Winters.
The future is now. Geno Smith is a New York Jet and could compete with Mark Sanchez right away.
Newest Jets Sheldon Richardson and Dee Milliner aren’t sweating the pressure of playing in New York.