After one uneventful season in New York, the Jets have released Tim Tebow after a logjam was created at the quarterback position.
After the New York Jets drafted highly touted quarterback Geno Smith of West Virginia, it left the Jets with six quarterbacks, including Mark Sanchez and Tebow. The release of Tebow had been expected due to his inactivity with the Jets. Coach Rex Ryan benched Sanchez in gave the starter's job to third stringer Greg McElroy leaving Tebow very upset.
Tebow became expendable when the team signed former Jacksonville Jaguar and Miami Dolphin David Garrard.
Ryan released a statement that read:
"We have a great deal of respect for Tim Tebow. Unfortunately, things did not work out the way we all had hoped. Tim is an extremely hard worker, evident by the shape he came back in this offseason. We wish him the best moving forward."
The Jets had been trying to shop Tebow around during the Draft, but no one took the bait and now it appears his future is very murky. The