Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 7/24/12

I have heard the Jets talk about the wildcat, spread, punt coverage, runner, red zone and now kick coverage for the roles Tebow will play for their team, you know the one role they haven’t discussed?

QUARTERBACK

Considering he is the back up quarterback, you would think that would be priority #1.

Tebow might also be the team’s quarterback in the red zone, which could mean that he leads the team to scores before covering the ensuing kickoff.

That’s the word from Jets assistant special teams coach Ben Kotwica, who told Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News that the team is considering using Tebow on their kickoff coverage team. Kotwica said that he’s not concerned about Tebow’s speed getting down the field or about his ability to make a tackle when he gets down there.

“When he’s in coverage, he’ll be looking to tackle the returner,” Kotwica said. “And from what I’ve seen, I’ve got a pretty high degree of confidence that he would be able to do that.”

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