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If the only reason the Jets acquired Tim Tebow was to have him be a publicity draw, then it only makes sense that the team would like to get a few more rounds out of the dog and pony show before releasing or trading the backup quarterback.
Jets general manager John Idzik left that possibility open this week, saying on a conference call with Jets fans Monday that Tebow will remain in contention for the quarterback job that he never seemed to have a chance at before.
“Tim, as you know, is currently on our roster,” Idzik said. “What we’re doing is we’re trying to increase competition at [quarterback], so we’re going to let the competition play out. We’re going to see who we’re able to bring on board and let it play out this offseason and into training camp. So, I think that’ll be healthy for all concerned, including Tim.”
While most league sources — and anyone watching the Jets last season, either up-close or from afar — would say that Tebow is certain to be released or traded before next
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Here’s a brief synopsis of the Tim Tebow experience in New York:
In March of 2011, Tebow was traded to the Jets and boy was he excited to be in New York.
He reportedly believed that he could beat out Mark Sanchez for the starting job, but things began to head south pretty early for Tebow.
Then, former NFL player after former NFL player began to question why the Jets even traded...
Tim Tebow is coming off the depth chart and the New York Jets are in need of a backup QB for Mark Sanchez. They're reportedly looking to add two QBs in the offseason, with one of them likely being David Garrard.
A source, via Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, says "the Jets have kept open the lines of communication with free-agent QB David Garrard, but no deal is imminent...
According to the New York Post, Jets owner Woody Johnson, head coach Rex Ryan and general manager John Idzik will speak with season ticket holders on a conference call that’s scheduled for today.
Like any other organization, the Jets want to listen to their fans, the problem is they still seem to have no idea how to end the circus they created last offseason.
“I think they did...
NFL free agency kicks off on March 12th, only 8 days from today. The New York Jets are not expected to be overly active considering their salary cap situation. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, considering how the team has been run in previous years, they need to sit out the first wave of overpaid free agents and settle for 2nd and 3rd tier players who they can get at bargain...
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As he continues to rehab from a knee surgery that sidelined him most of last season, Jets defensive star Darrelle Revis is keeping busy in the desert mulling over his future with the New York Jets. In the meantime, he’s been spotted hitting the clubs. Great way to kill some time before the Jets trade him.
Darrelle Revis to the San Francisco 49ers...
In this video posted to Youtube on Monday, Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson interviews Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis, who says it really 'hit home' when he heard the news that the Jets were trying to shop him at the NFL Combine.
“I’m a competitor,” Revis said. “I’m always trying to compete, whether it’s on or off the field. This hit home. This definitely...
Heisman Trophy winner Ron Dayne, the late Jerome Brown and LaDainian Tomlinson are on the final ballot for College Football Hall of Fame for the first time.
The National Football Foundation on Tuesday announced the 77 former players and five former coaches who will be considered for induction.
The ballot is distributed to the more than 12,000 NFF members and current Hall of Famers...
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk writes that a trade for CB Darrelle Revis may not come until about a week or so before the NFL Draft.
Florio mentions that NFL teams would likely consider all of their options in the free agency before deciding to get seriously involved in a trade for Revis. On top of that, Revis would be able to demonstrate that his torn ACL has improving as expected...
Revis Island appears to be moving to a new city in 2013. One source tells Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News that it’s only a matter of time until the New York Jets trade Darrelle Revis.
“He’s gone,” the source said. “This is happening. They’re moving him. They can’t keep him. They’re rebuilding. They’re starting fresh.”
Two or three teams are prepared...
Chris Mortensen spoke with a “high-ranking team source” who informed him that the 49ers’ interest is “.001 on a scale of 1-10.”
Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that a source has informed him that the 49ers are interested in trading for CB Darrelle Revis “sooner rather than later.”
Mehta adds that the Falcons are also believed...
After hearing Rex Ryan gush year after year about the best cornerback in the league, it's hard to believe he plans on trading Darrelle Revis.But, that's just what he and owner Woody Johnson plan on doing.Revis went down in 2012 with a major ACL injury, and the Jets' season went down the drains with him.No one doubts Revis will make a Peterson-like storm back into the...
With holes to fill on both sides of the ball, the New York Jets may look for offensive line help with their No. 9 overall pick. Find out why the Jets should take a two-time national champion and consensus All-American in the first round of April's draft.