Found January 06, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Tim Tebow was bashed by many teammates during the season, but there is at least one Jets player who believes in him. Defensive lineman Mike DeVito says he wishes Tebow got a shot to lead the team. DeVito made his comments during an interview with WFAN’s Evan Roberts and Joe Benigno on Friday. “I’d be lying if I said I didn’t feel for Tim and how it went down,” DeVito said. “I don’t make the decisions as far as who goes in there. I’m not qualified to do that, and I trust the guys that we have to do that, but Tim has such an intangible in the type of leader and the type of person that he is. I feel like it makes everybody around him play at a higher level. I would have liked to see him get a chance.” The Jets went 6-10 this season and quarterback Mark Sanchez turned the ball over a league-worst 26 times. He was benched during his poor performance in Week 13 against the St. Louis Rams. Tebow was out with a rib injury that game, and Greg McElroy got the chance to replace him. Then Tebow...
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