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Tim Tebow says he broke two ribs in the New York Jets loss at Seattle two weeks ago.
Tebow did not play in the Jets' 49-19 loss to the New England Patriots on Thursday night, despite the offense struggling and fans chanting for him to replace Mark Sanchez at quarterback throughout the game. He was listed as questionable for the game with a rib ailment, but fully practiced Wednesday.
Tebow says he talked coach Rex Ryan into making him active, leaving third-stringer Greg McElroy inactive. Ryan says he would have played Tebow only if it was ''absolutely necessary.''
Tebow adds he was hurt on an offensive play against the Seahawks, and is unsure how long he will be hindered.
BEST OF MAXIM
Tim Tebow received a “You’re Special” balloon bouquet from an anonymous fan today at the Jets’ training facility. Tebow said that it was a nice gesture and it wasn’t the first time he had received a gift from an anonymous fan. Perhaps now Tebow will feel better about his teammates talking behind his back, but I wouldn’t count on it.H/T: Deadspin
TEBOW TIME POSTPONED
The Jets backup quarterback suffered a rib injury several weeks ago, keeping him from seeing action Thanksgiving night against the New England Patriots.
If you didn’t notice, New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow didn’t play in last night’s blow out loss to the Patriots. He revealed after the game that he has two broken ribs and that he had to talk head coach Rex Ryan into letting him dress.
“I had to do a little bit of talking just to dress but I just want to be there for my teammates in case they needed me in an emergency...
During the first half of the New York Jets ugly 49-19 loss
to the New England Patriots on Thanksgiving Day, fans began chanting for backup
quarterback Tim Tebow. While Tebow suited up for the game and was on the
sidelines, following the loss he announced that he had broken two ribs in the
Jets’ loss against the Seattle Seahawks two weeks ago, reports the Associated Press.
New York Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow aggravated a rib injury during the week while lifting weights and stretching, the New York Daily News reported. Jets coach Rex Ryan said Friday the extent of Tebow's injury was not known until Wednesday when a CT scan revealed two fractured ribs. He originally injured the ribs in Week 10 against the Seattle Seahawks. At the time, the...
As we are only one day away from Thanksgiving, this story about New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow is a rather-heartwarming one.
According to Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post, some random fan (or kissing-up teammate) sent Tebow the below bouquet of balloons back on Tuesday:
We'll keep you updated if we find out anymore news....
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Rex Ryan anticipates Tim Tebow will be ''ready to go'' in the New York Jets' next game against the Arizona Cardinals in spite of the backup quarterback's two broken ribs.
The Jets coach said Monday that the team will see how Tebow does during the week.
Tebow was in uniform but didn't play Thursday night in the Jets' 49-19 loss to the New England...
If you tuned into the Turkey Day tilt between the Patriots and Jets, you might've noticed the conspicuous lack of playing time for Tim Tebow.
In fact, the highly-publicized backup quarterback played zero -- read 'em zero -- snaps in New York's 49-19 blowout loss to the Pats.
And now we know why.
After the game, Tebow revealed to reporters that he has two fractured...
'U R RIDICULOUS'
New York Jets tight end Dustin Keller took to Twitter to call out Jets fans who apparently booed when it appeared that Mark Sanchez went down with an injury.
AS 'DERP' AS 'DERP' GETS
Hey Mark, tell me how his butt tastes. Seriously, how is Tim Tebow not the starter in New York yet?? Mark Sanchez just put the icing on the cake with probably the worst play in NFL history. Ran into his own lineman's butt, fumbled the ball and looked like a fool. Not to mention the fact that the Jets and Rex Ryan are an absolute joke. Losing 35-0 at half. Check...
New England tight end Aaron Hernandez is active for the Patriots' game against the New York Jets after missing the last three because of a sprained right ankle.
Tight end Rob Gronkowski is not active Thursday night, as expected, after breaking his left forearm in the Patriots' win over Indianapolis on Sunday. Rookie defensive end Chandler Jones (ankle), guard Logan Mankins...
On this fine Friday after Thanksgiving I have a few questions I need answered pertaining to the fine world of sports. Please feel more than free to answer any of these should you know the answers. Q: I really don’t like the guy, but why did the Jets trade for Tim Tebow if they are [...]
The New York Jets looked a lot like the team we all know they are tonight. This team has some serious problems and the answer is NOT Tim Tebow! I think it starts at the top, so Rex Ryan is going to have to face the facts: his team is in disarray and he has no idea how to fix it.On the other side of the field was the New England Patriot, leader of the division and clearly on their...