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The personal QB coach of Mark Sanchez, former NFL QB Jeff Garcia, wants the New York Jets to release Tim Tebow to create a real quarterback competition. He believes this should happen prior to the start of offseason workouts, according to a report from USA Today’s Jim Corbett: “If there’s going to be competition at the position, it’s not going to come from Tim Tebow,” four-time Pro Bowler Garcia told USA TODAY Sports Thursday. “Having Tebow there (last season) just became more of a distraction, more of a circus show. Obviously, it’s their decision. But from an outsider looking in, having Tebow there doesn’t bring anything positive. It just brings distraction. “For Mark, the main competition is going to be with David Garrard and Greg McElroy.” Garcia, who has worked with Sanchez all offseason and knows the intricacies of new Jets OC Marty Mornhinweg’s playbook, does have a point. The Jets have gone out of their way to look at other quarterbacks this offseason, including the signing of Garrard to a free agent contract. While Tebow has always maintained the ‘I will do anything to help this team win’ mentality, he also has expressed that he’s a quarterback first, as [...]
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