Three days after a report was published saying Tim Tebow told the New York Jets coaches that he didn’t want to be a part of the team’s Wildcat offensive package last week, the quarterback issued a firm denial.
“I never said, ‘Hey, I don’t want to do anything or I won’t do anything,’” Tebow told reporters Wednesday, via the Associated Press. “That wasn’t the talk at all. [Rex Ryan] knows that, and everybody on this team knows that. I’d never not do something if I was asked, and I think that’s what’s disappointing about the whole situation, people saying, ‘You quit,’ or, ‘You didn’t do this.’ It was not it at all.
“It was just me asking to get an opportunity to play the position I love, which is quarterback. It wasn’t me asking out of anything.”
ESPN New York reported that Tebow was so upset about being passed over for the starting quarterback job that he told Rex Ryan on Tuesday he didn’t want to participate in the Wildcat package. The Associated Press and other out