Having been a long-time confidant of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, Woody Johnson, some say, is more political than football-oriented.
Whether or not that assertion is correct, the Jets owner sure sounded the part while discussing Tim Tebow.
On Wednesday morning, Johnson appeared in an interview on CNBC and was asked if Tebow will remain with the Jets beyond 2012.
His answer was resounding, if not unsurprising.
“Are we gonna keep Tebow?” Johnson said, via ProFootballTalk.com. “Absolutely. He’ll be with us three years, and I think he’s gonna be a real valuable asset in helping us win games.”
Tebow's contract runs through 2014, and he's signed at a very reasonable rate as far as personal punt protectors go.
Quarterback, however, is an entirely different story.
Johnson, at the risk of creating additional controversy, stood by the incumbent Mark Sanchez, even going so far as making excuses for the fourth-year pro, who was terrorized by Texans defensive end J.J. Watt ...