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LaDainian Tomlinson spent time with the New York Jets and since he is retired may not feel the need to protect anyone from comments. Tomlinson believes that Antonio Cromartie made the comment calling backup quarterback Tim Tebow “terrible” while Bart Scott was the player critical of the Wildcat offense. For what it is worth Scott is denying he made any comments. “That can’t be farther from the truth,” Scott told the New York Post. “One thing about me is I ain’t ever hid behind [junk] that I’ve ever said. I’m not afraid to put my name to it, go to a person and say it to them.” Jets head coach Rex Ryan described the players who made the anonymous comments as “cowardly” yesterday. “If you’re not going to put your name to it,” said Ryan. ”I think that’s about as cowardly a thing as there is.” “Cromartie has never had a problem putting his name on things,” said Tomlinson, who retired after last season, told his co-host Ross Tucker. ”I don’t know, it’s just one of those things I feel like I am sure Rex Ryan has said something in the meetings about talking to the media about other guys. Once you start talking to the media about teammates, Rex is going to address it, he’s not going to let it go. And so, now you have guys that don’t want to put your name on it because Rex Ryan has said something about it.” “They knew what they were getting in Tebow,” said Tomlinson. “They weren’t getting a guy that could really compete for a starting quarterback’s job. They were getting a guy, a Wildcat kind of guy. Why would (general manager) Mike Tannenbaum make that move? If all the guys in the locker room knew what they were getting and Mike Tannenbaum didn’t know what he was getting in Tim Tebow.” Perhaps Tomlinson is not fully behind Tebow either but then again he is retired and thus not on the Jets.
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LaDainian Tomlinson said Wednesday that he thinks he knows the identities of at least two of the Jets players who anonymously savaged Tim Tebow.
On Wednesday, members of the New York Jets locker room semi-shocked the world with their shots against backup quarterback Tim Tebow.
Since that initial salvo, various members of the team (including Tebow) have weighed in on the matter but nobody’s words seem to feel as honest as running back Shonn Greene’s.
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