One former Jets quarterback has turned his attention to a current Jets kind-of quarterback.
Joe Namath criticized how the Jets have built their team in 2012 on SNY’s “The Jets Blog Podcast” on Wednesday. He also questioned why the Jets aren’t using their new toy, Tim Tebow, more often.
“We can go right to the Tebow thing. I mean, come on,” said Namath. “If you’re bringing him in to play, where’s he been? Are you bringing him [in] to make other people practice longer? Are you bringing him in, trying to get media headlines?”
The criticism is valid. What the Jets are doing certainly isn’t working, and while Tebow’s mechanics and playing style are unusual, you can’t argue with his record as a starting quarterback in the NFL. Mark Sanchez has been the most inaccurate quarterback in the NFL this season completing 52.9 percent of his passes. Presumably, the fear about turning to Tebow is his historical issues completing passes at a decent rate.
Of course, completion percentage as a whole ca