Found March 08, 2013 on
New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow made waves recently when he cancelled a scheduled appearance at a church in the Dallas area that was a bit controversial. With its views on homosexuality among other things it was clearly not the place for Tebow.
Religion aside, it would have polarized people even more when it came to their thoughts/views on him. From a business point of view that would have been disastrous.
After the close call you would think that he would have learned his lesson, right? Wrong. Barring any weather issues, Tebow is sceduled to speak at another controversial venue, Liberty University in Virginia.
The school was founded by former televangelist Jerry Falwell. He and the University have spoke out against homosexuality going as far as to support making it criminal in the country of Malawi (an issue that came up when Obama withheld aid from the country).
Mathew Staver, the school's vice president, has called homosexuality the "gravest threa...
BEST OF MAXIM
It's starting to be clear to the New York Jets that NO ONE in the NFL wants their quarterback Tim Tebow. Due to that, it's being reported by ESPN New York that the Jets [if all other options have failed to trade Tebow] will simply release Tebow."I don't see anyone trading for Tebow," said a NFL personnel director. "If the Jets get compensation, that&...
LET'S MAKE A DEAL
The Jets reportedly are looking to trade cornerback Darrelle Revis, and one potential trade partner could be the Tampa Bay Bucs.
According to Connor Orr of The Star-Ledger the Jets have reportedly "made a qualifying offer," to Jeff Cumberland at a "low-level tender that will cost the team $1.32 million." This type of low-level tender does not allow for the Jets to receive a draft pick if another team signs Cumberland, it would simply give the Jets the right to match any offer another team...
With free agency basically kicking off this weekend, the Turn On The Jets 12 Pack is going to submit predictions for the New York Jets off-season at each position. It won’t be a flashy off-season but it will be the beginning of a needed rebuild
1. Quarterback - The Jets are going to sign two veteran free agents, likely either David Garrard, Brady Quinn or Kevin Kolb if he is...
Welcome to the new New York Jets, where ok is good enough. Where accuracy is not that important. In the words of recently released linebacker Bart Scott, "Can't wait" for next season.
The Jets' new offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg touched on a few things in an interview on the Jets official website, and dropped this notable tidbit, brought to our attention...
According to Kareem Copeland of NFL.com, the New York Jets have asked receiver Santonio Holmes to take a pay cut to help the team acquire some free agents. Good luck.
Holmes has been one of the more selfish players, arguing with quarterback Mark Sanchez in the huddle, trashing teammates in the locker room, so if he agrees it will come as a big surprise. Copeland writes:
According to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, the Jets have asked wide receiver Santonio Holmes to take a pay cut.
The two sides are still talking, according to a source, with the Jets insisting that he reduce his $11 million base salary. The team needs the cap space as it heads into free agency.
It’s a bit complicated because Holmes is guaranteed $7.5 million whether he’s on...
News of Darrelle Revis being traded by the New York Jets may have come as a bit of a shock to the sports world, but looking deeper into the situation it begins to make sense.
Revis is entering the final year of his contract with the Jets as they owe the perennial pro-bowler $6 million in 2013.
In today’s NFL everything revolves around the passing game.... Read more
Jeff Cumberland, not Dustin Keller was the New York Jets' leading tight end in 2012. And Cumberland just might have a better shot at being on New York's roster this upcoming season.According to Connor Orr of the Star-Ledger, the Jets tendered Cumberland, a restricted free agent, Friday.They put the lowest-level tender on the second-year tight end, which is worth $1.32 million...
Adam Schefter from ESPN said that the Jets are "determined" to deal cornerback Darrelle Revis before next month's draft.Fantasy Spin:Revis' trade value would have been significantly higher if he hadn't torn his ACL last season. Atlanta, Detroit, San Francisco and Tampa Bay have all been mentioned as potential landing spots for the Pro Bowl corner.
Tim Tebow has been one athlete open about his Christianity and by doing so has received his share of backlash. His comments on Friday at Liberty University is sure to raise more talk.
“In the end, football is just a silly game. Greatness comes from serving,” Tebow reportedly told the crowd.
Tebow will continue his stay at the university this weekend to participate in the Wildfire...