Originally written on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 12/13/12
Tim Tebow hasn't been healthy enough to see the field for a month, yet New York Jets coach Rex Ryan insists Tebow remains the No. 2 quarterback. Meanwhile, Greg McElroy, Gang Green's third-stringer, is the only quarterback not named Mark Sanchez to run New York's offense in a regular season game this year. The healthy and capable McElroy replaced Sanchez in the second half of New York's win over the Arizona Cardinals a couple weeks ago.Thursday, Ryan was dancing around an answer as to why Tebow at No. 2 is the best scenario, especially since Ryan admitted Tebow wouldn't be running the Wildcat anymore. Heck, Tebow won't even be in as the personal punt protector, which has been his biggest role thus far. It has to be one of two things, or both: the heavy hand of owner Woody Johnson's economical interests and Ryan's sentimental connection with Tebow.Ryan is a smart enough football guy to understand that the only benefit to having Tebow as the backup is because of the extra things he ca...
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