Posted October 18, 2012 on AP on Fox
Tim Tebow might add a new job title to an already-lengthy list. The do-it-all backup quarterback could see time at running back in the New York Jets' banged-up backfield Sunday against the New England Patriots on Sunday. ''That's a possibility,'' coach Rex Ryan said Thursday. ''The thing about Tim - with him being a football player like we've always talked about - by playing quarterback, he knows all the positions. So, can you plug him in at running back? Can you plug him in at tight end or whatever? ''I think the answer is yes.'' The Jets are a bit short-handed at the position with backups Joe McKnight (sprained left ankle) and Bilal Powell (separated right shoulder) likely out for the game. That leaves only starter Shonn Greene and rookie Jonathan Grimes, who has yet to play, as the team's only running backs. Lex Hilliard is the remaining fullback after the Jets waived John Conner on Wednesday. Tebow's role has been limited in his first season with the Jets, but he has carrie...
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