Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/4/12
Not surprisingly, Jets coach Rex Ryan didn't agree with the mediocre draft grades pundits from regional and national media assigned the franchise in the days immediately following the three-day event. According to Ryan, everyone seemed to forget a certain fourth-round pick. "Everybody put everybody (in the AFC East) ahead of us, which I think is hilarious, but I think we had a heck of a draft," Ryan told reporters at a charity function. Ryan said he counted Tim Tebow -- whom the Jets acquired from the Broncos in March for a fourth-round pick -- as part of the Jets' draft. "When you put Tim Tebow in there as a fourth-round pick, it looks even better," Ryan said. Tebow's role remains somewhat of an unknown outside the team headquarters but his past makes it predictable -- he'll be a change of pace runner and sometimes passer or receiver to keep defenses honest. Offensive coordinator Tony Sparano wasn't as forthcoming with his plans for Tebow as Ryan has been in his first ...
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  • Mark Sanchez (USC) like Matt Leinhart (USC) have "glass bones". The FIRST time Sanchez "hook slides" but gets hit accidentally by a linebacker = he's going to be out a few games with broken clavicle, ribs, etc. Tebow on the other hand, just RUNS OVER linebacker(s): Example: Broncos vs Bears: Urlacher didn't intimidate Tebow. Tim ran around him and thru him. Let's see Sanchez do THAT!!

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