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Thankful Tebow Gives Late-Night Hello to Jets

Posted by Randy Lange on March 22, 2012 – 12:46 am

It was a little after 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, about the time the late-night talk show hosts come out and play. And Tim Tebow, smooth and sincere, sounded as if he might be auditioning for at least a fill-in role for Dave or Jimmy — either one — or Conan.

“Hello. I hope you’re all doing good,” Tebow, the new Jets backup QB and Wildcatter, told the team’s reporters on a hastily organized conference call. “First and foremost, I just want to thank the Denver Broncos for my time there. It was very memorable and special.

“Now I’m looking forward to my time as a Jet. I’m very thankful for the opportunity to play for such a great organization. It’s my dream and passion to help them out and just be a part of it. I’m just happy they believed in me and stuck with me through this crazy process.”

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Yes, that’s genuine Tim Tebow. For anyone who’s never listened to him for 15 straight minutes, it’s revealing. He was set aside by the Broncos as they pursued and tackled Peyton Manning to be their new franchise quarterback, he has lost his starter’s job to be Mark Sanchez’s backup, and he didn’t even get to entertain an offer from his hometown Jaguars. Yet a short while ago, seldom was heard a discouraging word.

Take Rex Ryan, for instance.

“I wanted to play for Coach Ryan ever since I saw ‘Hard Knocks,’ ” Tebow chuckled about Rex’s and the Jets’ five-week star turn on HBO’s training camp series two summers ago. “He just seemed like a coach who loves football and is passionate about the game of football. He’s definitely a players’ coach. I just love that about him.”

But didn’t the salty language fall a little hard on the uber-religious QB’s ears?

“I have so much respect for Coach Ryan,” he said, chuckling even louder. “He’s a coach you want to play for, a coach you want to go out there and do good for. … There’s not many NFL locker rooms you’re going to go where you have the cleanest language, so I’m not too worried about that.”

How about the Broncos? Any parting shots over their bow?

“I understand what they were going through,” he said. “You don’t get many opportunities to have a chance to sign Peyton Manning. What a great quarterback he is.”

OK, then how about working up a good hate for Sanchez, whom he is now slated to play second fiddle to, at least on the QB depth chart.

“Mark called me and left a voicemail,” Tebow said. “I was searching through all my voicemails and I heard his and I called him back. We talked, got a chance to catch up a little bit. It was a great conversation. We’ve been blessed to get to know each other the last three years.

“I think we’re both extremely competitive. I think we’ll be able to push each other to get a lot better. I think we’ll have a great working relationship, and we’ve had a great relationship off the field. He’s such a classy guy. I’ll be very honored to call him my teammate.”

Tebow further declined to see his new Green & White role as a demotion from being a weekly national trending topic as he was leading Denver to a 7-4 record and its first playoff game in six years, which of course he won with an 80-yard touchdown pass on the first play of overtime over the Steelers.

“I feel like this is a great opportunity for me to develop,” he said. “I think the scheme we’ll be playing in is a great scheme to play under and improve every day. My goal is just to be the best player, the best quarterback, the best teammate I can be and improve every single day and earn everything I get by working hard and find a way to help the team in whatever role that is.”

And just to cover all his bases, he threw bouquets to Jets Nation, which seem initially divided on the wisdom of this trade: “Just playing for an organization that has such passionate fans, such a great fan base, so many people that care about them and support them, that definitely means a lot to me.”

Get used to it, folks. Tebow is as smooth and sincere off the field as he is dynamic and diabolical to defenses on it. (We hear he’ll get to demonstrate his glibness again for a national late-night TV audience or two in the coming days.)

Then just in case you missed it, he repeated one other sentiment several different ways that we’ll leave you with tonight:

“I’m just thankful to be a Jet.”

Now stay tuned for Last Call with Carson Daly. It’s just about that time.

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391 Responses to “Thankful Tebow Gives Late-Night Hello to Jets”

  1. By Jason on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I am glad Tim is coming to the Jets. I hope the team will help to develop him into the star he is destined to be.

  2. By Stan on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    What a great guy. Humble and sincere, also could be a great player. Took Denver from the most boring games ever witnessed (under K. Orton) to the pinnacle of excitement… in about 3 games.

  3. By JetsRutgers on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    welcome aboard Tim! so happy to have you on the team!

  4. By jet75 on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply


  5. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Dan Hanzus on the NFL site writes: “The Jets’ three-headed monster of Woody Johnson, Mike Tannenbaum, and yes, Rex Ryan couldn’t resist the siren call of back-page tabloid glory. It’s seems like an addiction at this point. No, I can’t talk myself into this one. It’s a new kind of pain with the Same Old Jets.” I agree totally. Like Joe, I like Tebow as a person, I’m just not anxious to see him and the Jets march gleefully backward. Lupica told it straight today about how quickly the Wildcat fad crumbled, as some of us have been saying for yrs. And I’m perhaps most upset to read that Mr T guaranteed Stanton that the Jets would add no more QBs. I can certainly understand why with a GM like that, no one all that good wants to play for us.

  6. By sal on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Iam Not going to fall into the trap of bashing this kid or the organization, what done is done, dont let the self proclaimed know it all on radio trash the team, tired of it…or let it be about one player next season Jets Nation!! Boycott the 1-6 slot..

  7. By Dawn Nichols on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    God, this kid is so great, just this conversation he had is so “Tebow”…really touches me after all they just did to him in denver, i’ve been soo angry! Yet Tim, still loving, good, classy, just too amazing, you got a real gift Jets. I’m in Gainesville, need i say more. My prayer is you give him that chance to show what he can and will do, Please don’t treat him like that elway did. he’ll give you his all, and no matter what he’ll turn around again and say God Bless you. Jet fans are going to all grow to love him as we have. I’ll be watching every game and counting on that last 3 minutes thrill : D Dawn Nichols, Gainesville,fl.

  8. By joeyjets12fla on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    oh well i guess the jets have another back up QB/TE/HB. i wonder who the odd man out is stanton or mcelroy or nobody. this is going to be interesting

  9. By RyanO on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I’m not sure what to make of the move. Only time will tell. I’d welcome Tebow for starters. He’s a fan favorite for a reason. Few in the league carry themselves with as much class.

    I can see him being a good addition. Sanchez does need to be pushed, and he will also handle himself with class as he always has, in doing so. I see them being great teammates and BOTH leaders in the lockerroom. Not necessarily both vocal leaders, but leaders who work hard, and handle themselves well despite what APPEARS to be a circus. There are a lot of armchair GMs here, and people forget, things change daily, and responses can sometimes only be made to what transpires daily. So now we have Tebow. Why can’t it work??

  10. By Kim Trapp on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I am NOW a Jets Fan……Welcome Tebow!

  11. By Charliejet on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I understand this kid has a very positive attitude in the locker room to the point of infectious(in a good way) – something the Jets really need right now.

  12. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    From Johnette Howard’s brilliant ESPN piece: “Free agents with any brains or choices at all have to look at the Jets like Manning did and think, why would I want to go play for a franchise that cares more about being a vaudeville act than victories? And the players who are already here? They have to feel disgusted that the circus looks likely to continue and Ryan did nothing to stop it. The Jets who were the real grownups in the locker room last season — true leaders like Darrelle Revis and Brandon Moore and the departed LaDainian Tomlinson — all said or intimated that what went on last season in the Jets’ locker room was bad as anything they’ve ever seen in the NFL. It’s going to get worse when Tebow arrives.” How indisputably true.

  13. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    We’ll get enough of the New Testament from Tebow, so here’s something from the Tao Te Ching, written 600 yrs before Jesus (though some think Jesus visited the Far East): “A great nation is like a great man. When he makes a mistake, he realizes it. Having realized it, he admits it. Having admitted it, he corrects it.” I’ve told you guys that I fell for Rex’s hype on Sanchez but then opened my eyes. Rex himself opened my eyes about Rex by way of his ineptitude with the O, his constant lying, and his completely boorish and unprofessional behavior as the face of this franchise. So I “came to Jesus” and now advocate losing Woody, Mr T, Rex, and half this roster and letting Curtis Martin start all over again. How many more of you are with me NOW?

  14. By Frank from NY on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I do like the Tebow trade, I just can’t wait to see what we do for FS, RT, OLB, and WR. Does anyone know if were talking to Jim Leonard?

  15. By No one cares what Blinka thinks on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I can certainly see the football reasons for this, but it is Tebow. I sure hope they considered what this may do to Sanchez when the morons start to scream after the first incomplete pass or what polarization he may bring to an already suspect incohesive locker room.

  16. By IRA on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    The potential distractions for this deal can be way too much. We will all just have to wait and see. One thing i can say you can understand why Sparano and Rex had interest in him. In three games vs those HC’s Tebow rushed 23 times for 150 yds and 2 TD’s. If somehow they can get those type of #’s or anything near those #’s and add it to an offense that had all types of problems last year well go for it if you believe it will work. They are still my team and while i might not agree with all their moves i will never stop supporting them.
    GO JETS!!!!

  17. By CJ on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Give the kid a chance. It’s not his fault if people like him and love him. He is going to do good for the Jets.

    Please find out if Namath is suffering from some sort of illness. He sounded hateful and lost.

    Tebow is going to be an asset to the team, just give him a chance and watch the Jets go up and up there is no other way you can go but up.

  18. By uncle joe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Oh Randy,you thought the Brett Farve trade set record radar comments!

  19. By uncle joe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I was just about to push the Panic Button, but wait, This is genious! The ONLY back up QB in the History of the league that can light a bigger fire under Sanchez, every snap he takes will have to be PERFECT. We will find out now undeniably if Sanchez is a Franchize Leading QB or a carrer Backup.

  20. By uncle joe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Personally I think this will bring the Team together, I think every player in that locker room is gonna do whatever they can to keep Tebow on the sidelines!

  21. By dougmc on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I don’t like giving up the 4th round pick but this will be good for the Jets. This will light a fire under Sanchez and give him good competition. This is an upgrade over Stanton. Usiing Tebow as H-back and Wildcat is perfect for Sparano. Praise God…

  22. By larry parks on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    who ever thought up this tebow mess.should be fired!!you realy are trying a fans loyalty

  23. By hawk on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    As much as I’m not thrilled about the controversy this may bring to a dysfunctional team, this guy’s genuine personality and stable positive attiude may just be what this team needs. Wish him and the rest of the JETS well.

  24. By PlayLikeaJet on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I can’t see this as anything but a positive move. Tebow seems like an honest guy and a great teammate with that “Derek Jeter” kind of “right place at the right time” instinct. I can see the Jets putting it over the goal line more and getting that first down at a higher rate. The team should come together as a unit. Nice addition to the NY Jets.

  25. By tom on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Mr T. , Rex,
    I’ve been a life long JETS fan and even bleed green. This last season was the most painful EVER! Twice in a lifetime I am Forced to deal with a Patriots vs. Giants Superbowl, Hate them both but truth be told I hate the Giants more, and they wins. Now you bring this joke and try to force feed him to Jets fans? This is the straw that brakes the camels back! What a joke you have made this team! I’m, done with the jets. no more heart breaks for me .thanks for all you have done to wreak the team.

    Green no more.

  26. By Captain Chaos on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Unbelievable. I’ve been a Jet fan since Gastineau was jumping around after sacks. I’ve been through the good times with Mo Lewis, Vinny, Wayne and Toon. I’ve been through the bad with Rich Kotite and Rick Mirer. I love Ryan and thught they were on their way up, away from perpetual mediocrity to let me witness their first Superbowl appearance in my lifetime… and then this.

    I don’t know if I can take it anymore. Why would you bring in such a polarizing player when you should be focusing on quietly instilling confidence in your QB with a new OC and system on its way in. This just tells Sanchez “you’re not good enough – we need to mix it up in order to move the ball and win”. Maybe I’ll become a Bears fan.

  27. By Rick Rosselli (Stayloaded) on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply


  28. By Mike M on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    This is a dream come true. When are the jerseys coming out????

  29. By Rick Rosselli (Stayloaded) on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Repeat after me!!!!
    We are Disgusted with the Owner,Head Coach and the General Manager and we are not going to take this any more. Stop buying tickets and Jeresy’s and anything that has to do with this team until it starts to do something worth listening to.REALLY!!!

  30. By Craig on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Count me in as one Jet fan who is thankful that Tim Tebow is coming to NY. My hope is that after helping to resurect MaGahee’s career in Denver he will do the same for the Green & White’s Gound & Pound.

  31. By Bird on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    There won’t be a locker room divide. The players will see who and what Tebow is. He won’t incite any problems. He’ll be a true team player and live to make this team better. The players will follow. His role may start in one direction, but he will wind up being the starter.

  32. By DG on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    For all of you “Jets Fans” who claim you are a fan no more….you never were a true fan.

    I’ve been a Jets fan for 30 years and I could NEVER dream of rooting for another team.

    Good riddence to you all.

    There wont be any room for you on the band-wagon when the team starts winning this season.

  33. By Scott T on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Any Jet fan that comes on here and says they are going to stop rooting for the team because we traded for Tebow is not a JETS fan. I’m sorry, I BLEED GREEN! I will be a Jets fan no matter who they trade, draft, hire, or fire. There will always be moves that I will love, and moves I won’t. Anyone that wants to quit on the team, go ahead. JETS NATION DOESN’T WANT ANY FAIR WEATHER FANS.

    My thoughts on Tebow. I think it has a lot of potential. I really hope it works out. I want to see the coaching staff use him as some sort of hybrid RB, FB, and TE(if he can..). He is a winner, and has the ability to make game changing plays. I WANT WINNERS on the JETS. I’ll take a full roster of guys with his attitude. J! E! T! S! JETS! JETS! JETS!

  34. By Gerry In Tampa on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I am glad Tim will go to a group of coaches that want him.

    I am a lifelong Broncos fan, I am saddened but I will remain a fan. However, instantly I am a Jets fan and I will watch every game the Jets play.

    It is not a circus but a great story. I know Tim Tebow will be great. You will see.

  35. By tony on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    To quote Joe…not that Joe…my friend Joe…

    I will say this though-for all the years I have been following the follies-I have said Jesus Christ 1,000,000 times

    I never thought that it would actually happen.

    Kind of like Perry White calling for “Great Creaser’s Ghost”.

  36. By Tom Spicer on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Listen to the radio, read the paper & watch TV. EVERYONE is laughing at the Jets. I am embaressed to be a Jet fan.

  37. By Fran'scan on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Count me in as one who questions this trade but let’s not jump ship yet. I wonder how quiet all of you will become if and when the Wildcat or whatever they use Tebow in results in some game changing plays that give us some extra W’s. I have been a NYJ fan for over 30 years yet you wont hear me senselessly harp like Jet fan 64 to have everyone say… “how many of you are with me now ?” That’s simply pathetic. Your path is your choice but consider giving Tebow a chance as he is a passionate player who wantd to win [not always a given folks]. The media frenzy is what is ruining the NYJ and NFL more than anything else [although Tbaum & Rex are not far behind].
    Lets just hope for some O line help prior to the draft, we need it.

  38. By Tom Spicer on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Mike Francessa on 660 the fan, Steven A Smith & Mike Kay on the HOME of the Jets ESPN radio, The News & the Post & ESPN. Are all ripping us the is not 1 outlet ANYWHERE that thinks this is a good trade. I was watching NFL network & they were LAUGHING AT US! They were LAUGHING OUT LOUD ON AIR!

  39. By bamajetguru on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    JetFan since 64, NO ONE is with you now! Obviously the strain of being a Jet fan for so long has warped you into a “bitter old fan” I could not whole-heartedy DISAGREE with you more on this Tebow/Rex/Sanchez topic. Your constant negativity and glass half empty approach is getting old and boring. Being a Jet fan since the Walton/O’Brian days(not as long as you) I look at this trade as the Jets finally replacing Brad Smith; drafted as a backup QB and converted to WR/Wildcat(Seminole) man. Tebow will be like B. Smith only WAY BETTER! Last season, our offense sure as heck missed BS/seminole. Sanchez needs someone to push him to be at his best and Sparano will utilize Tebow’s talents to the fullest. Look at the Jets potential, glass full

  40. By Tom Spicer on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I have 3 lifelong boys who are Bronco fans & I asked them for there honest thoughts on Tebow & they all said HE STINKS! He is not & never will be a good NFL QB!

  41. By bamajetguru on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Tebow can help mend the “overblown problem” in the Jets locker room and be an inspiration, not a distraction. He wants to win, not just be ‘the starter”. He and Sanchez will learn and grow from each other. Problem: The NY/NFL media will do its best to create controversy, when none really exists. Sure he is outspoken about his religous beliefs, but that is what being American is all about; freedom of speech. Hundreds of thousands of people have died for us to maintain that right. As a GulfWar veteran, I volunteered to do my part. We, as Americans, then have the choice to listen to Tebow, or not. That is what makes our freedom and this country THE BEST!

  42. By wayne on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Forget about what Tebow does to the locker room……This site is gonna explode!!!! 64, I was never on board the GQ train ever, but that doesn’t mean I wanted to be right in my assessment. I also believe that NFL QBs are made. Saw Parcells do it and others before him. Think this could have been done with GQ. But with each new decision it becomes more apparent that will not happen……The idea is a good one but outrageously flawed……TRex have no idea of the animal they’ve spawned……Tebow runs wild in game, the noose tightens just a little bit more around GQ’s neck. They will not be able to control this animal……………Start introducing yourselves to the new posters boys.

  43. By Howie D on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Fact is, Jets ended last season an 8-8 team. Nothing so far indicates improvement. Why not also bring in T.O. and trade a 1st round for Ocho Cinco. Don’t stop here, let’s go all in, T-baum.

  44. By Scott on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    If you guys think Tim is a FB/TE, you are sadly mistaken. I’ve been following Tim since his Jr year in high school – he played in the town I reside.

    Let’s not forget; last year he took over when the Broncos were 1-4 and led them to the playoffs, including a first round win over the Steelers while completing 10 passes for over 300 yds.. Every analyst said he could not play. But week after week, as he accumulated more and more wins, everyone of those analyst changed their tune – based on performance on the field.

    Back-up? Maybe. But doubtful. He has performed better than Sanchez where it counts – on the field during games that matter.

  45. By Rob A on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I think it’s great. To have a guy like Tebow on your squad who can at a moment’s notice can basically play any position on offense is invaluable. He CAN throw (look at the number of dropped passes by Broncos last year then start complaining), run, tackle, punt return and when he gets hit, he gets up! No rolling around on the ground praying for the cart to come and get him. Remember Sanches as a WR and the “flinch”? PLZ. He will be the starter by game 4.

  46. By russ on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Sporano wanted Tebow for wild cat offense, so why did we let brad smith go for less money and draft picks? Evidently the team philosophy changes with the wind…Meanwhile back at the ranch, no pass rush, weak OL and mediocre recvers led by a whining over paid recver who quits when he dont get the ball….to me battle for third place looks promising in division…

  47. By Chicago Bob on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    It is worth a shot. This has Sparano written all over it to have another option for his Wildcat – rather have him running it than Kerley, whom we need catching the ball. Why not even try him at Tight End? The kid may not be an NFL starting QB however he is an athlete. At 6’3″ and 245 lbs., he is 1″ taller than Aaron Hernandez. The kid can run and run over people. Why not give him a shot at TE while working the Wildcat.? When you have someone who can run like that, do whatever you can to get him involved in the offense. A lot of NFL people are worried what this will do to MS psyche – for cryin’ out loud, if you cannot handle this, you do not belong playing QB in New York City.

  48. By Howie D on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    This high stakes poker game could be a ‘blessing in disguise.’ If it blows up, it will only hasten the departure of this regime.

  49. By Allan O'Dane on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Can SOMEONE PLEASE tell me why the NYJ stll HAVE NOT addressed the Offensive line!!!! and the PASS RUSH issues!!!…why? why? why?

    Ok. Mike T…just in case you didn’t get the memo.

    1.Wayne Hunter is NOT a starting RT. I don’t care who you have back there the QB is going to get Killed! YOU need a RIGHT TACKLE!!

    2.We need a PASS rushing DE or OLB we have NO PASS RUSH!!!!

    3. We need a FREE SAFETY to cover TIGHT ENDS!!!

    4. We need a RUNNING BACK to establish a running game.

    5. If you cut McElory and he becomes and elite QB somewhere else. That will be the last straw for me as a Jet Fan!…nuff said!

  50. By wayne on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    All Mark Sanchez has to do is start fast and don’t let up. What I wanted but with a guy who could step in,start and throw the ball if he didn’t…..You realize I was right about Tebow to Jacksonville don’t ya? Except he didn’t want to go there…..There’s a lot of chips in this pot. QB questions, safety questions, OL questions, RBs, WR questions, LB questions………Looks like boys will be tending to the Defense in the draft…………………From what T said of Schelins, he’s not done at WR………Maybe they’ll get lucky and this all pans out….What a ride!!!! ………………………Cro’s already put in his two cents…….Weirdest part of it? I agree with him.

  51. By Allan O'Dane on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    OH and by the way…you might want to remember these names:

    Mark Anderson
    Mario Williams
    Kyle Williams
    Marcell Dareus

    That’s the buffalo bills starting front four!…Being compared to the Giants front four…

    Good luck…GQ..Stanton…Tebow…McElory…

  52. By Dan on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    If the jets coaches work with Tebow on footwork and throwing, he will lead this team to the super bowl very soon. The man is a BEAST in the red zone! With our defense, and Tebow’s red zone ability we will be awesome! He just needs to improve between the 20′s and he can do that if given the right support and right play calls. Trust me on this fellow Jet fans!

  53. By uncle joe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I’m with You Ira, I’m ALL IN ! Bleed Green N White !…..And I’d like to formally welcome all the Old Tebow/New Jets Fans to the best Team WebSite, enjoy this crazy ride with us! To the old Jets Fans that are saying they are jumping ship,,,GOODBYE, although you know you really can’t ever leave us! You can change teams but you can’t change your Blood Type!

  54. By Tony on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    So many Debbie Downers. The season hasn’t even begun, yet somehow the Tebow move was dead wrong. How do you know what the future holds. Give me a break.

  55. By joe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply


  56. By joe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Ps Tebow at 23 was so valuable to DENVER ELWAY DIDNT EVEN WANT HIM AROUND TO BACK UP a 36 year old (WHO THEY JUST GAVE 90 MILLION DOLLARS TO ))coming off 2 major neck operations the past year .Elways HISTORY AND SUPER BOWL RESEME IS SLIGHTLY BETTER THAN MIKE T AND REXS so i would venture to say he knows what hes doing.Money was NOT A FACTOR AS DENVER WAY UNDER THE CAP

  57. By brddg on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    hey jets fans, here as a guest from broncos. And will continue to be a
    tebow fan here. I hope he wins a superbowl here. And hope you will see what a hard-working, game-loving, competitive, respectful, athlete he is. He will come with plenty of fans too, after the ambiguous Elway-Fox duo (maybe judas-benedict would be better) showed him the door after not producing in the off season. Vote amongst yourselves and see how many think the Broncos would have made the post-season with Orton as the starter. Oh, and get ready for the haters, they will be here no matter how good he does.

  58. By joe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply


  59. By Stever on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I think this trade is a good move… I know Tebow is not your prototypical qb, but I believe he will be an asset in certain situations, which is why I think the Jets made the trade. It’s not like he can’t throw the football at all, and his running ability can only help the Jets ground and pound. Now address getting a pass rusher, safety and some depth on the O line in the draft… Stay positive Jet fans and realize that quoting all the negative bull@#$& that the so called experts write is just an opinion, no more important or knowledgeable than anyone’d on this blog.

  60. By James on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I’ve been a life long Miami Dolphin fan, but now with Tebow there, I am now a Jets fan, how is that for going all in on a player that is rarely found in the NFL, a guy with class, no matter how badly the ego maniac Elway treated him, he did not sink to his level, he will not call him out in public, he will bite his tongue and move on. The Jets are now a much better team because of Tim Tebow, Rex Ryan and Tony Sparano will make sure that Tebow is a complete success and have no doubt, I can’t wait to see the Jets vs. the Broncos in the playoffs, Tebow will destroy them. God bless and Go Jets!!!

  61. By Howie D on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Objectively, our priorities include QB coach, RT, Safety, Pass Rusher, PR, K, LB, others. This deal should have been made only as a luxury move, after all the holes are filled. This guy also rubs some people the wrong way. So, how’s that going to affect the locker room and team chemistry? For years I harped on Shotty’s ineptitude and it took 4 years for them to finally axe him. T-baum’s blunders are numerous and I’m hoping it’s not going take as many years for Woody to see the light.

  62. By jan on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Jacksonville just wanted to CYA to their Fans by Faking they wanted to sign Tim. They pretended that he turned them down, but it was Smith & Mularky who did not want him. Only offered him a clipboard and a third teir position. Of course he did not want that, so the Suits on the Jags were off the hook with the locals. They news outlets and the pundints cannot see that. I have been a Football fan all my life (75 years) and I have not lost my eyesight yet. Get real , folks . Good luck to Tim in NY/NJ.

  63. By Stever on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    bamajetguru, reading your comments, I couldn’t have said it better… I agree with you 100%. From one vet to another…

  64. By SCfromNY on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    What I think Tebow should be: An asset in the Wildcat, Some TE and out of the backfield like Hernandez, a good option for goal line and short yardage.

    What I think Tebow will not be: A franchise QB. He is a great person and a great athlete but there are too many flaws as a NFL QB.

    What I am afraid of: The Jets will release McElroy to go somewhere else and become elite.

    With Turner at RT the Jets will need 4 or more QBs. If Sanchez doesn’t like it he is not fit to be a starting QB. (probably not anyway)

  65. By George Soliman on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I’ve always loved Tim Tebow. And of course, I’ve always loved the JETS. Now they’re together and I’m ecstatic! WELCOME TIM TEBOW TO THE NEW YORK JETS!!! :)

  66. By Allan O'Dane on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Report in….Drew Stanton requesting to be released or traded….really? why would he do that?..LOL

    This is better then reality T.V.

  67. By DenverBill on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    We loved Tebow hear. If anything he will help clean up that locker room. He did here in Denver. Give the kid a chance he got screwed twice with the Broncos. He inst the best passer but he did make the rest of the team play better and in the end produced wins. You need him.

  68. By DenverBill on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    One more note. I have never been a Jets fan but just really respect the person Tebow is and will now be rooting for my second favorite team the JETS! With Tebow your fan base just Tripled..

  69. By Another Tom on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I also welcome Tim to our team. Seems like a great athlete who can actually be the ” X” factor. I’m not crazy about our off season moves, and our FO does’nt seem to have a “plan”, but I do like the addition of Tebow. You can never have enough high character guys on your team and I think He will make the whole team better.

  70. By IRA on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I would love to see them go out and now sign a FS or OL. That would settle down the fan base. Still think Tebow gets about 10 plays per game and as long as he gets positive results in any way either pass, run or decoy its a plus. I fully expect to see Sanchez and Tebow on field a the same time.
    Randy, I get mixed up about the QB rule. Can the two line up in the same backfield at the same time? Because i fully expect it at times. I guarantee everybody Tebow will catch a TD pass vs the Pats this year. Take that Vrabel!

  71. By Sonny on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Good Deal Jets…I’m New York Jets Fan now, goodbye Denver B…

  72. By dave on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    so unhappy … so very, very unhappy.

  73. By karan on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Well. I’m not happy about this Tebow signing cause it’ll stunt Mark’s growth, but can’t do anything about it so I’m just going to try to make the best of it. Good luck to both guys, if anything, hopefully this will bring out a competitive fire in Mark. Tim is a very humble and loyal person and he will contribute to this team as much as he can. I’m just going to hate it when fans will be calling for Tebow when Sanchez has a bad game, and he will have a bad game, all QBs have bad games.

  74. By PAjoe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    So the Tebow circus now joins the existing 3 ring circus we already have. I’ve read all your comments folks and agree with the fans like me, a season ticket holder for 22 years, that are embarrassed—-I can’t listen to the talk radio stuff, I’ll get sick. The great football personnel people always said you start building a team in the trenches. You guys are right, no improvement—just lies to the players and fans by management. Where’s the O-line help we need—-and the words “pass rush” have not been in the Jet vocabulary since the sack exchange days!

  75. By karan on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Still man, Tebow should have chosen Jacksonville, i mean he was given a choice. I thought he loved playing there.

  76. By Tom Spicer on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    You should be signing free agents & draft players to put around your QB to help him win. Not bring in a media circus to make things worse than they are. Like the cover of todays Post says the Jets are the NO RING CIRCUS!

  77. By Lance J on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I had a night to think about this deal and the crazed Jets fans need to really relax. The goal is to improve the team and win a championship. last year all everybody said is that Sanchez has no challenge to be benched with no capable backup that can drive his competiitive spirit. well – he now has to compete which will BENEFIT SANCHEZ AND THE JETS THIS SEASON. when has Sanchez been at his best – in the playoffs and on game winning drives when he can roll out and make quicker decisions in a hurry up style offense. Sanchez now has to truly earn his money and not just go through the motions. He now will work harder and compete more to keep his starting job which will add into a more competitive jets team and more victories.

  78. By Shane on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Let everyone laugh…NFL Network, Steven A Blowhard, everyone. Tebow is a winner. All the football “intelligencia” laughed at Tebow last year, couldn’t believe what they were seeing. Players dogged him. Nice SB win Suggs. Oh, you didn’t make it to the SB either…like Tebow? My bad.

    Tebow sure looked damn good against the Steelers. And yes, he sure looked damn bad against the Pats. He isn’t here to take over for Sanchez. So let’s wait and see how Rex and Sparano are going to use him.

    He is a good kid with a ton of heart. Will be a great teammate and hopefully a calming influence in the locker room. He never stops, never quits and never gives up. We should call him the Terminator, haha.

    J-E-T-S Jets Jets Jets!!

  79. By Lance J on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    In addition to my fist point – Tebow is a tremendous athlete and is now our best running threat on this team. This opens the offensive playbook for hundreds of different looks which will challenge opposing defenses. Sanchez makes a ton of money and nobody should be worrying about his fragile ego. He is blessed to be 1 of 32 men to have a job of starting QB in the NFL – but the job needs to be earned and it is not anointed to you based on where you were drafted. Ask ryan leaf and jamarcus russell.

  80. By DKM on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    IM BEATEN and Dissapointed in the classles ineptitude of this FO. This has absolutely nothing to do with Football, a QB who went to 5 SB’s and won 2 wanted no Part of him regardless he went to the PO’s or not. Woody is turning into Jim Dolan right in front of us. Time to sell the Team. IM WITH YOU JFS64

    Ira im on your side i will root for them till the bitter end, but at this Point i have to agree somewhat with TOM this FO has to go so does the OWNER.

    JFS64 i still think and have to agree with some the of statments by the so called Experts that maybe Rex is being pushed over here and at this point has no saying in his personel.

  81. By TMac on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Say your prayers, Markie :)

  82. By davetharave on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    All you ‘long time Jets fans’, know-it-alls who don’t think this was they right thing for the Jets to do, you’re all dead wrong. The Jets needed this on so many levels, many of which have nothing to do with play on the field. If you’re incapable of realizing that and think this team can solve all it’s issues with a good draft and a couple of key free agent signings, then you’re wasting your time being a football fan, never mind being a Jets fan. Just wait.

  83. By Christopher on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I like the idea of Tebow running a more advanced wildcat, but this move kills any hope of making the Jets a serious contender for future FA’s. You cannot believe anything Mike T says, so why would any potential FA.

    Ira, not sure about the 2 QB thing, but if Sanchez and Tebow are out on the field at the same time I’m sure Sanchez would be the QB and Tebow would be the “RB”.

  84. By scjoe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Today it looks like the Tebow supporters far out weigh the non supporters, and that is fine. Everything you have to say about him being a great person, a leader and a winner and so on are all true, there is no denying it, but from a football standpoint specifically a NY Jets standpoint, it makes zero sense. It may have made a little more sense had Stanton not been signed, if it were only a #5 instead of a 4 AND a 6, if he were more a prototypical QB that could actually “push” Sanchez and compete for a starting job, but as it stands it makes no sense. You don’t give up 2 draft picks for a player who may see the field 8-10 plays a game in a formation that is obsolete to the rest of the league.

  85. By Jersey Joe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I think with Tebow you add an explosive athlete to the offense – something the Jets have desperately needed – I like him at TE, he looks to be stronger and faster than any tight end on the roster now – face it..Keller doesn’t scare anyone, maybe with the distraction of TT running routes DK can get open ? Tebow and Sanchez in the backfield could be interesting – if anything Tim can throw the deep ball fairly well, it’s the short quick timing routes where he struggles. Just have one question for RANDY – is it possible the front office communication got mixed up, they grabbed Stanton and promised him a backup spot while the media was reporting that Tebow was to be released by Denver ?? I think we could have gotten Tebow for nothing ?

  86. By Christopher on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    For Mark Sanchez it is put up or shut up time, if you don’t want to hear the Tebow chants, go out and play well, win some games.

    My fear though is Sanchez will play scared, scared to make a mistake, scared to lose his job/playing time, scared to go out and be that leader we so desperately need. Bottom line though if he cannot do it, if he cannot handle the pressure, then we have the wrong guy.

  87. By DKM on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    NO Welcome Speach from me here this is purly in my eyes a publicity stunt, to satisfy whom i dont even know, i cant even figure this one out,……………..
    ooohhh yeahh i forgot the only happy guy beside our inept FO and Giant Fan’s in NY right now and has his field day with this is M.Francesca and his always repeating hatred for the JETS.

  88. By dumbego on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    What uncle joe said is something I hadn’t thought of – how hard are these guys going to play to keep Sanchez on the field? “Santonio, you thought you weren’t getting enough good balls from Mark? Try a FB who throws maybe once every 4 downs, rarely downfield, for a change.”
    Holmes is going to side with Mark more than ever now, and work his rear end off to not let Tebow be the one under center.

  89. By scjoe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    davetherave, if you think that the Jets could not have done an about face with a couple of key FA signings and a productive draft it is you that is dead wrong. The Jets were about 4-5 players away from being a force (RT, OLB, Saftey WR, RB) a B/U QB who is more of a RB/H Back just is not one of their needs or priority’s The only thing they addressed so far is a safety with a questionable injury history. NO OLB, NO OT, NO RB. Now, can they still do it? Yes, but they now have two less draft picks to work with and that makes no football sense. Not unless you filled a major need. They did not!

  90. By kleckofan on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I’m always looking for the silver lining in things….here it is: this move has united Spicer, JFT64 and all the rest. That’s like attaining true Mid East Peace!
    I could not agree more with the disillusionment on here, what an absolute joke. As we feared, the thrill of the big splash is like Jim Beam to an alcoholic for T’baum. I have sat next to more astute football minds in taverns across our nation. Now I want new ownership for the Mets and Jets…when theymove Jax’ville to LA they may be my new team…I always loved Lageman anyway!

  91. By DOLPHINS FAN on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Lucky. some of you don’t know how lucky you just got. You should all thank the Colts for releasing Manning, the Broncos for being foolish enough to sign him and the Jags for being too slow on the draw. The locker room? NFL players love to win, love getting props and they love loyalty. They just got a loyal, respectful winner in Tebow (who, by the way, will be that guy whether he touches the rock or not.

  92. By jetsfan80 on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Call me an optimistic Jets fan, but I believe this can work. Sanchez running the pro and Tebow running the wildcat could be special. It could create nightmares for opposing defensive coordinators if they execute. Now go get a pass-rusher and a right tackle, please! I think getting a cover safety is less important than getting a pass-rusher at this point. Pressure on the QB leads to errant passes, which helps out the secondary with coverage and leads to more turnovers, which leads to wins… Go JETS!

  93. By Frank on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Spicer when you make idiotic comments like you just did no one can take you seriously. Tebow single handedly beat us with a 95 yard TD drive and scored the winning TD. He single handidly beat the Phins down by 15 with under 6 minutes left in the game. He threw a better pass to Thomas to win the Steelers playoff game than Sanchize-Not ever did. That is just 3 games he won the game including a playoff game in his first 12 games in the NFL. Sanchize-Not has NEVER EVER come close to doing anything like what Tebow did. He also won the game in the last minute VS the Chargers on the road. The kid is a WINNER and elevates his team something Sanchize-Not DOESN’T DO!!!!!!!!!! This isn’t a FANTASY league Spicer its the NFL stop with the garbage stats!

  94. By robertpapalia on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Bringing Tebow here just confirms what everybody knows. The Jets are a joke and a completely mismanaged one at that. As a fan of this team for 48 years this is as low as it gets. Now that this happened I think the responsibility is now perfectly clear where it belongs. I expect the Jets like I have said before to win 4 or 5games at best this year. The year will be a diaster and the locker room will be toxic. Ryan, Tannenbaum, and Sparano will be shown the door. And once again the Jets will be the laughing stock of the NFL.

  95. By Frank on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Well there you have it boys and girls. TanWoody says quote, ” If we have a few three and outs or are stuggling we have a change of pace” he also said, “This is year 4 and we expect Sanchize-Not to make a SIGNIFICANT improvement.”
    Like I said ladies and gentleman they brought in a viable playoff winning QB who is a winner to push Sanchize-Not and if he faulters like last year you can bet he will be riding the bench. This is a brilliant move and Sanchize-Not will have to prove if he is mentally tough enough to handle the pressure something all good QB’s can do and something he is clearly lacking.

  96. By Frank on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Ira they need to sign Y Bell right now. I will be happy if they do that he is significantly better than Landry and would complement him well. I still think the Regime is planning on bringing Leonhard back.

  97. By ArtSoCal on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Let all the QB’s COMPETE for the start. Contrary to what the experts say, Tebow can pass. Tebow finished the 07’ Gators season with the second highest passing efficiency in the nation. He had 32 passing TD’s, and 23 rushing TD’s. Ironically, he won The Manning Award in 09’. He accumulated a lot of rust sitting on the Denver bench. Remember, he came in at week 5 and had to build some haphazard chemistry with a team that was not “bump ‘n’ grind” oriented in any way, shape or form, and that was already in total disarray. His presence will sell tickets at MetLife and will generate even greater ratings on nationwide television. Regardless of who wins the next Super Bowl, the Jets will be the most exciting team to watch, the BEST entertainment in the NFL. They will win everything, sooner than later. The ‘Joke’ in the NFL will be with the lack of pass protection at Denver.

  98. By Ron on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Another new Jets fan from Florida – give Tim a chance you won’t regret it!

  99. By wayne on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply


  100. By Ed in Tucson on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I like the trade but I don’t think TT should be backup or starting QB. He can help the team win by playing in the same backfield as MS to run or throw the ball. Sparano is a creative thinker who knows how to adapt his system to the talents of the players he has. This could be a Billy Beane/Moneyball kind of move. Forget conventional wisdom & set a new trend with a double barreled passing game that enables & is enabled by a powerful running game. I’m excited to see the possibilities develop. To those who let themselves be guided by the media talking heads & want to leave the team because of this trade, good riddance.

  101. By PAjoe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I understand what a great guy Tebow is and what he did in Denver, but I agree with scjoe—the Jet Football Team needs we had entering FA signing season are not being met. The team is supposed to work together as a cohesive unit and all the football players, and executives I listen to on Sirius NFL can’t make sense of this move. As a Jet fan I know it’s a done deal and I pray that somehow it works. But we still need the other players we needed before this and we have less to work with to fill those needs.

  102. By wayne on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Guess what? This whole Tebow thing gets decided right there in NYC before the biggest media horde on the planet…..It takes off or crashes right there…..Along with GQ’s career, and Rex’s…In front of the whole football world. T is a bit different. He’s a bean counter who speaks Woody’s language. It’s going to be hard to pry him loose, unless this powder keg goes up…….Cro’s given his 2 cents, Stanton wants out……….And they haven’t even gotten into camp yet……..Ira, thanks for letting us know you support your team……We didn’t know that. I lock step to nothing and no one…………….THIS IS NOT THE WAY TO WIN A CHAMPIONSHIP.

  103. By keith on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    let’s bring back Rich Kottite, I’m sure that will bring some headlines. We just lost draft picks and most of all the salary for for this back-up quaterback could have been used for offensive linemen, running back or a wide receiver. Why did they let Brad Smith go, he throws alot better and more cost effective. The quarterback we have from Alabama did great last year in preseaon. This is going to blow-up. Sanchez came out of College with one year of playing time, give him a chance. I’ve been a fan since Richard Todd & watched a few games when Joe Namath was still a jet. I thought we were done making moves that make no sense. Forgot, Sanchez resigned, holmes 5 year contract, who is this wide receiver from oakland. I’m waiting for Rex to say ?

  104. By Ed in Tucson on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply


    SB XXXV Trent Dilfer was a game manager for a ground & pound offense that clobbered the Giants 34-7. If you’re going to yell your opinion try to be correct.

  105. By karan on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    The true life or the real world starting the New York Jets. Haha

  106. By karan on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Broncos fans are now Jets fans, Colts fans are now Bronco fans, what a crazy world!

  107. By karan on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I guess the best way to look at it is that Sanchez and Tebow can be a very dangerous combination. Mark will only get better, he can throw the ball. No disrespect to Tebow but he still needs more reps in throwing the ball, but the guy is an athlete. Maybe they can be lethal. Tebow said he will push Mark and himself as much as he can. I’m still not totally on board with Tebow being here and I know I’m speaking wayyyy to early here, but just imagine, the Jets and Broncos in afc title match and we win, i will laugh in Elways face.

  108. By AK_Jet on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Tebow to the Jets will work out for the good.

  109. By karan on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Now work on RB, WR, blocking TE, O-line, OLB, ILB and FS. Ha! Like that’ll ever happen. Tannenbaum is so fired next season.

  110. By Pranit on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    i despise every move that takes draft picks..come on Mr. T..when would you learn..STOP trading away draft picks…the JETS will never win via free agency or trades….Learn from the Giants or steelers or other good teams…you just gave away two draft picks…are you kidding me????…i think we need a change at GM…i seriously think Mr. T is inept.

  111. By jets4gold on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    this is the dumbest trade in the history of this franchise. Totally fillers on how to build a championship team

  112. By Tom Spicer on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Frank, Tebow single handedly beat us? It wasnt there D that shut us down? Or there running game that ran well on us? Stop with the garbage stats? Tell me one stat I posted on this story? I didnt post any! He threw a better pass to Thomas to win the Steelers playoff game than Sanchize-Not ever did. Do you really believe this? you sound foolish.

  113. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    bamajetguru, fascinating to see somebody with that name rooting for Tebow as a Jet when the only HOF QB we’ve ever had played at Alabama and possibly the best one on our roster now did too. So that’s all I have to say to you other than thanks for your service in the Gulf but that’s the whole problem with Tebow, he gets everybody talking about everything but football. He put 18 pts a game on the board last yr, even less than Sanchez. Sorry, folks, SBs are still won with QBs like Brady, Brees, Ben R, and both Mannings and a Dilfer-a-decade doesn’t change that. But like a sick person in denial, the Jets seem determined to try everything but what they really need to do — build a young team around a great QB. Call ‘em the New York Jokes.

  114. By IRA on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    While i understand Rex’s idea about running more WC and other things he should also know that back in 09 the first Mia game the Fish rushed 36-151-2TD’s and we lost. Then in the game at home they stopped the run 23-52-0 TD’s but we lost again with Ginn’s 2 returns and Taylor’s TD. So Rex knows how to shut this down and he did that to Tebow for 55 min last year @ Den. So i am just asking why would he think this would work?

  115. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Oh, one more thing, bamajetguru: I suggest you summon some of the guts you no doubt needed in the Gulf to face what’s really wrong with this team, which starts at the top with the owner and filters on down thru a GM who has few football skills and a HC who’s turned this franchise into a complete embarrassment. I’m quite sure that as an owner, Curtis Martin wouldn’t tolerate QBs who can’t throw accurately, QBs who are terrified by the rush, a UFA back-up C, old and slow guys on D, and a love for publicity stunts instead of fielding a good team. So I”M THE FUTURE, loser, YOU and your rationalizations for this desperate, pathetic, clueless org and team are THE PAST! And while we’re at it, let’s get outta NJ and get our own stadium in New York.

  116. By Tom Spicer on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Frank, These are stats in 14 games Tebow had 19 turnovers 6 picks & 13 fumbles. CAN YOU SAY TURNOVER MACHINE? Tebow had 12 TDS Mark had 26 more than DOUBLE LOL. Tebow 46% completion percentage yea thats what we need!. 46 46 that has to be the worst EVER in the history of football !

  117. By Aquamv3x on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    wherever Tebow plays I will be with him so..Go Jets!!! Thanks to the GM, coach of NY Jets and to all the people that welcome Tim ..

  118. By Tom Spicer on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Frank it is funny how Tebow is a winner but when I say Mark is a winner he is not Tebow won 8 games this year Mark won 8. Mark won 32 games in the last 3 years. Sorry a guy who wins 8 games has not been in the game long enough to be called a winner.

  119. By Tom Spicer on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Fans said Marks 56.7 % completion percentage was no good. Wait until you see Tebows 46% LOL. Mark is not accurate Tebow is the least accurate QB in the history of the NFL! Mark has no pocket presence well Tebows is even worse! Tebow cant read a D! The wildcat has been figured out & will get stuffed! Teh only thing Tebow supposedly does well is run the ball with that being said he had 6 TDS last year HELLO Mark had 6 TDS rushing. There is ZERO benefit from this trade.

  120. By Tom Spicer on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Frank, If this trade is so great how come EVERY TV station, EVERY radio station & EVERY paper in the tri state area says this is a terrible trade? Analyst are laughing LITERALLY LAUGHING AT THE JETS LIVE DURING THERE SHOWS ON AIR. GET A CLUE!

  121. By Ed in Tucson on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    “Broncos fans are now Jets fans, Colts fans are now Bronco fans, what a crazy world!”

    I became a Jets fan in ’63, when they changed their name, & I’m still a Jets fan. Maybe it’s me that’s crazy.

  122. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    And oh yeah, bamajetguru, having risked MY life for other people’s rights to freedom of speech, I don’t take kindly to folks who are all for that freedom until it’s speech that they don’t like. So let’s see how truly open-minded you are: Tebow can’t even throw as well as Sanchez. He can’t read a D to save his life. Bringing him here only impedes MS’s development and sets the Jets back by yrs in finding out who is the real franchise QB, just like Spicer says. Like I said on the other story, I could see if the team just said we’re trading MS and going with Tebow, I’d disagree but it would make sense. This makes NO sense so don’t tell me a real football man like Curtis Martin as owner wouldn’t be a HUGE upgrade for this team and franchise!

  123. By CCY on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I’m still thinking Tebow is in line to get a goodly share of LT’s reps, not Sanchez’s. They’ll be some wildcat of course, but he’ll be more tailback than QB. Had trouble trying to remember a QB turned RB in the NFL, then I thought of one–Paul Horning. Heisman guy too.

  124. By Jimmer on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Am I the only one that can actually see Tebow playing ST? He certainly has the size/speed. He can still run the wildcat. But if he truly breathes football like some people say, he may be a, well, godsend ; )

  125. By Jet feeling BLUE on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Spice: You say that you know 3 life-long Bronco fans that say Tebow stinks. Maybe so, but I know many life-long Jets fans who think Sanchez stinks.
    Once again the Jets aspire to grab the headlines while teams like the Giants and Patriots aspire to grab the Super Bowl rings.
    What a joke this whole franchise has become. I’ll still be there when the season starts, but I think we already know that it won’t take more than a game or so before we hear the fans booing MS and chanting for Tebow. Let’s seee how Rex handles that.

  126. By Allan O'Dane on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I still don’t know how the eagles got Demeco Ryan for a 4th round pick?!?
    Someone explain to me how the NYJ did not make this move??????
    I would have given that 4th round pick with Bart Scott in a heartbeat….what could have been the NFL’s best ILB duo went out the window because someone didn’t do their job!…..
    Matt Forte is upset about the signing of Michael Bush…Very upset…Bush will be making 7mil. just like him. Brady just re-did his contract to free up money…Do Not be surprised if NE trades some of their many picks for Forte….then rex can kiss another Belichek ring…..
    Besides Buffalo now fearsome front four.
    Check out NE offense now:
    Brandon Lloyd..Gronk..Hernendez…Gonzalez….Welker….Branch.. Donte Stallworth…

  127. By joe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    BASICALLY EVERY FOOTBALL AUTHORITY out there is agreeing with Namath .Bringing Tebow here was a MONEY-ATTENTION MOVE ,NOT IN ANY ANY WAY A FOOTBALL MOVE.Football wise its an utter disaster fot the Jets Attention -money wise (for WOODY )ITS A HOME RUN (Tebow Jersey are flying off the shelves )

  128. By joe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    LOL Its not fair for us JET FANS BUT THIS IS WHAT IT COMES DOWN TO.Woody Johnson knows he will absolutely positively NEVER EVER WIN A SUPERBOWL WITH EITHER TEBOW OR SANCHEZ AT QUARTERBACK but by bringing Tebow in here and creating a circus he DEFINATELY WILL MAKE MORE MONEY.

  129. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Ira, the answer to your question is simple, if comprehensive: Rex has no idea what he’s doing, knows nothing about offense, is inflexible in the face of his own failures, isn’t qualified emotionally or technically to be a HC anywhere in the NFL, is an obnoxious egotist who cares much more about standing in the spotlight and shooting off his damn fool mouth than winning games, and all in all is dragging this team to depths of ridicule not seen since Lou Holtz or, okay, Rich Kotite if you like. Do you really not know any of this? Does any of this really surprise you? Or does cluelessness in the face of complete stupidity on every level, from spending to drafting to player development, constitute your definition of being a good Jet fan?

  130. By GManzi on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    So – what ever happened to shoring up the defense? Can anyone say pass rusher?! This is just another bone-headed move by Tannenbaum. If Ryan and Tannenbaum fail this season, the fans will be clamoring for their heads.

  131. By kk on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I feel sorry for the hood-winked Stanton, hopefully he’ll get his wish for a release or trade before the circus acts begin.
    What that also has done was ruin their creibility for future FA’s. How can you trust what they say now?
    I’ve been a season ticket holder since 74′ and this continues to be brutal!!

  132. By Sasch50 on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Best of luck Tim!! We are sure going to miss you in Denver. The Broncos made a HUGE mistake letting you go for the “old guy”. We’re going to follow you religeously here in Denver & root for the Jets. There are a TON of other Bronco fans that are going to do the same. Besides I used to live in NJ for 16 years so it won’t be hard to do even tho I’ve been in Denver for 26. Go show ‘em what you can do!! It’s a tough town so don’t let any negativity get to you. All The Best!!

  133. By MPC on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    This is like a revival of The Bronz Zoo from the mid 90′s. Woody, none of us like being like being the other team in NY. But you should have followed the Giants plan to win and build throughout the draft. Instead of trying to grab headlines!
    And we know your a successful businessman, and this stinks of corporate greed!
    You will sell more seats and jerseys. YOU can buy back my 2 PSL’s and sell them for more, because at this moment I will be selling my game tickets!

  134. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    That was a pretty lukewarm endorsement of Tebow by Rex at the LSU pro day. Tends to support the theory that a few have floated about how he’s not at all in charge of the team anymore and just following orders. Not that that would be a bad thing if the orders weren’t coming from Mr T…and if they made the slightest football sense, as joe, spicer, and about 8 million football experts in the media and the NFL have been saying…

  135. By NCAPA on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Any true jet fan would never ever ever threaten to stop rooting for Gang Greens.Tebow is a class act unlike all of you so called Jet fans. I have been a jet fan since 1969 and there is nothing they could do to change my mind. Tim just might make men out of some of the players we have by his actions. He gives it his all on the field and he is still just a kid. Welcome to the Jets Tim real fans are happy to have you

  136. By Dmzolo on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Every Jet fan is disgusted.Tebow can’t throw his completion average stinks.The wildcat is just a gag.We make miami look smart.Tannenbaum,and Ryan should be fired.37 years with this team I give up

  137. By Sandra Liscio on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I am a Tebow fan and hope he has found a home with the New York Jets. Good Luck to all of you!

  138. By AK_Jet on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Let’s Start McElroy! Trade Sanchez for picks! Use Tebow in Wildcat package! Let Stanton be #2!

  139. By LWaltman on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Ive’ been a jet fan for years, gave up season tickets due to economy, who cares?

    Bring on Tim Tebow, Wake up Sanchez, J E T S !

    Welcome Tim Tebow. When can I buy a shirt?

  140. By AK_Jet on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Let Draft Melvin Ingram or Decastro 1st Rd! Let’s Draft best available O lineman or Harrison Smith 2nd Rd! Let’s Draft La Michael James in 3rd Rd!

  141. By Joelle on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I haven’t been a Jets fan particularly since the heady days (or should I say leggy?) of Joe Namath…but I am BACK! Go JETS and you will love Tebow! He is the humblest, most positive-focused person I’ve ever seen. I already ordered my Jets Tebow jersey…Mark Sanchez is awesome, and with the two of them on the same team…..we’re goin’ to the bowl!

  142. By SSelby on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I bet there were a lot of Broncos fans who thought and voiced similar negative comments when they took Tebow in the first round…..I’d be willing to bet they were the same fans wearing his #1 selling rookie jersey this season! Trust me when I say there is something about this guy that just makes you love him and cheer for him. So why not just give him a chance to do what he does best, find a way to win! Enough said!

  143. By Wheelieman on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I once said it would take an act of GOD for me to root for The New York Jets especially against my Dolphins……well, GOD HAS SPOKEN !!! I am forever a TIM TEBOW fan and if the Jets treat him right, I guess I’m gonna have to Get my JET ON !! TIM TEBOW is an inspiration to all. Sorry Miami, born in New Jersey, Raised in the Florida Keys, and lovin me some Tebow !!! Ya shoulda stepped up.

  144. By Charliejet on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Well at least Shotty is not here anymore. Shotty would have made Tebow the starter and put Sanchez in the wildcat ! (you know -lets surprise the other team)
    or since Tebow is lefty he will throw to the left side of the field and since Sanchez is righty he can throw on the right side of the field (JUST KIDDING FOLKS, some would have taken that seriously). Lets see what this team does with the draft – there is still soooo much to go.The JETS saga continues…

  145. By cmoncraig on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Best of Luck to Tebow, although, he should be in a Jag’s uniform after we trade him to move up in the first or second round. Hold off on the pass rusher this year. Our Defense was good enough to win most of our lost games last year. (E. Smith Exception)
    Offense was the problem. particularly RT.
    Even if Sanchez did get better from the previous year, we couldn’t see it. It was blocked out by a back-peddling RT.

  146. By Charliejet on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    OH Buy the way – welcome aboard Tim good luck buddy!!

  147. By scjoe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Sorry, but you are not going to win, or even get to a SB with some ridicules gimmick offense. If anyone thinks that you will compete with the Brady’s and Big Bens of the world with a gimmick offense you are terribly mistaken.Another thing you have to remember is when Tebow is on the field another position player is not,whether that be Sanchez, Keller, Greene or whoever.

  148. By Row on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    I am not completely upset with this trade, you have to take a chance to succeed. A fourth and a sixth isn’t that bad. I think the biggest question is why couldn’t we pay the same or even less for a much better QB like Orton? I definitely think Tebow will bring in fans and outsell Sanchez jerseys. I also think he can really help the team who kicked a lot of field goals and threw very costly interceptions when anywhere near the opponents side of the field. Tebow was 7-4 and won a playoff game with an 80 yard TD pass. Meanwhile Sanchez almost single handedly lost the last 3 with 3 interceptions in his last game against a poor team. I still look to see a 1st round pass rusher and a 2nd round RB. Maybe the Boise St. SS in the 3rd.

  149. By Melva Cooper on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Wow, never thought that in the Midsouth there would be so many Jet fans. But, I can promise you with Tebow on your team and getting to play will triple your fans in this area. My Granddaughter painted in her Broncos #15 t-shirt yesterday she was so upset at the way the Broncos have treated our favorite football player. Can’t wait to order our new green and white Jets T-shirts. Sure hope they also have the number 15 on it. If you can convince NFL to make the games available in the Midsouth your TV ratings will climb tremendously. Go Tebow and Jets!!

  150. By MIKE on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Tebow is only an upgrade for this team. Lets face it, Sanchez will not or ever be an elite QB in this league. An as long as MS is the QB of the NY Jets, than the Jets will have to be a gadget team using Wildcat or other plays to create big yardage. As long as this team can keep the turnovers to a minimum than the will be feared by elite teams.

  151. By DisgruntlEDJet on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Just a complete FARCE

    Tebow is a GREAT guy…he’ll play his heart out…maybe make some plays for us

    But he is going to TEAR this TEAM and RUIN Mark Sanchez

    The Jets have NO CLUE how to develop a young QB…they have officially signaled the end of Mark Sanchez as a Jet…the kid DOES NOT deserve it either…and the Jets will have no one to blame but themselves for this

  152. By fred on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    My biggest concern is the lack of a true plan particularly on offense – first it was 3 wide throw the ball then return to ground & pound & now the wildcat which has run its course in the league. But i am a true Jets fan of 47 yrs & its still better than Al Woodall or Bob Davis or Matt Robinson well skip that one I liked Matt Robinson . Hope for the best

  153. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Arte’s theory is Tebow’s gonna become the 2nd Coming not of J.C. but of Ben R and play Sanchez off the team. If that really happened, that would be fine. There are 2 kinds of elite QBs in the league now, the Brady/Mannings/Brees/Rodgers model and the Ben R/Favre/Newton model and yes, I want one of those! But the Tebow I’ve seen, and I’ve seen every game he’s played, doesn’t look anything like Ben R yet. To get him there, I think you’d need a GREAT QB coach and you’d have to hand him the job for a few yrs. He ain’t gonna become Ben R in 6 plays a game. My other problem with what I see as Arte’s extremely fanciful scenario is that I don’t really see Mr T and Rex giving up on MS for another yr or 2 and right now he’s better than Tebow by far.

  154. By johnny jet on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    if you are a true jet fan,you have been here before and will be here again, we do what we do every year, cheer on the jets!!!!! the deals get done now you show youre a true ganggreen member!!!! go j-e-t-s!!!! thats what the NFL is about!!!!

  155. By GARYC on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Jet fan tom,still here in far east,when I learned about TEBOW, almost choked on my coconut juice,Jets are giving me reason not to return.See,your beloved wildcat will live in infamy with Tebow instead of my guy Brad Smith.I guess the wildcat is here to stay.At least we have someone to lead the pledge of allegiance.

  156. By MIKE on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Aside from the Tebow Mark Sanchez delemma, it’s McElroy that gets run over on this one. Clearly Rex is upset with him. Thank god Stanton wants out which will allow McElroy to stay on as the 3 rd string. Even though on paper it will say McElroy is number three, if Mark goes down and Tebow can’t get it done McElroy will play and play well.

  157. By Christopher on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    GManzi, the whole regime should be on alert if (i mean when) this season fails, Woody will have to clean house, or sell the team. I heard Curtis Martin’s name being thrown around. If he took over ownership of the team, that would be the best day for this team in decades.

  158. By Tom Spicer on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Jet feeling Blue, “Spice: You say that you know 3 life-long Bronco fans that say Tebow stinks. Maybe so, but I know many life-long Jets fans who think Sanchez stinks” not exactly sure what you point is but my response to you are saying is this. Mark may stink BUT HE IS SIGNIFICANTLY BETTER THAN TEBOW! If Mark stinks Tebow is the WORST QB IN THE HISTORY OF THE NFL!

  159. By scjoe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    After all is said and done, pro and con, one thing that will make almost everybody happy now would be to recoup that 4th round pick in exchange for Stanton. That would take a lot of the sting out of the trade. This kid got a really raw deal by listening to the double talk of Mike Tannenbaum and I hope he ends up on his feet.

  160. By scjoe on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Ira, let me remind you of one more thing back when the fish were running that silly wildcat. Do you recall the game against the Colts when they held the ball for more then 45 minutes and rushed for over 200 yards……AND LOST! That tells you all you need to know bro.

  161. By Valerie on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    Geez people. I hope you have this much passion about who you’re voting for in the next election. Tim has done nothing wrong. Just a young man working hard to improve at his craft and let’s face it, this isn’t some well oiled machine he’s walking into. He will either contribute and make things better or it will stay the same. There are too many real problems in the world so relax, root for your team, and enjoy. He’s part of the Jets family now.

  162. By Howie D on Mar 22, 2012 | Reply

    T-baum says “We’ll be judged by wins and losses.” Yes, Mike, you’re absolutely correct, and we’ll see. That’s the good thing about this move, we shall certainly see.

  163. By GivingEmDaBusiness on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Tebow = Good for the Jets
    - Last season was the most painful season for a Jets fan, and I believe offensive philosophy is to blame.
    - These radio hosts are morons because they don’t realize that Tebow was tailor made for what Sparano likes to do.
    - Ground and Pound and Roadgrater from the late 90′s will prevail. The Offensive line last year had an “on their heels” mentality as an offenstive line does when they’re a passing team, and with the new offense they will attack and start pushing people around.
    - x’s and o’s a direct snap to Tebow means that there will be another hat to block and open up holes — and guess what Tebow is a better passer than Brad Smith (and he will pass).
    – Continued next post.

  164. By westcoastJET28 on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Wow, this is the worst bunch of nouveau Jet Fans and even more so in regards to their ridiculously unrealistic posts. I hope that all of you can be man or woman enough to admit being wrong when this all blows up in your faces. I would be glad to say I was wrong and admit that I had no faith in this media fiasco called Tebow. If you all think that one player/man made demigod will solve all our problems then you are completely out of your minds. Tell me, how is the wildcat suppose to work without a stud RT?
    Well, one thing I love about these shenanigans is that all us usual fans on here are finally all united. ’64 Tom, you know we all agree with you, all these people won’t be here when this comes back to bites us in the you know what.

  165. By westcoastJET28 on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Don’t get me wrong, I would love nothing more then to see our fan base grow and to one day become ‘America’s Team,’ but, for reasons like this is beyond football. All we can hope for is for this to somehow work out or for an epic failure to finally bring in true football minds to run this team and finally take us to a Super Bowl(s). This current organization not only made our Jets a JOKE but, they made us a JOKE too. Something needs to change and it all starts with the FO.

  166. By westcoastJET28 on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    We want MARTIN!!! We want MARTIN!!! We want MARTIN!!!

  167. By GARYC on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Holmes heard Tebow was coming and said I can’t curse at God if enough passes don’t come my way,I need a lifeline.The Jets can kill a draft better then any team I know,whether selecting or trading them away.Is the Mangenius still available.

  168. By GARYC on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    This goes to show you Jet Fan TOM,what you wish for is what you get.If you hate Sanchez now,wait till Tebow takes over,you’ll wish for Sanchez again.

  169. By ROY23 on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    scjoe. I haven’t really read your opinion on Tebow’s trade? 4th & 6th round draft picks, but i believe we receive Denver’s 7th. I still can’t believe we haven’t addressed our offensive line, it’s not going to matter who we put behind center. That’s a major reason why we couldn’t do much of anything (run or pass) last season, if the O line is left in it’s current state we’re in for another long & sad years… ANOTHER THING I CAN’T BELIEVE SOME OF THE POST I’VE READ ON THIS TEBOW TRADE. YOU’S ARE NO LONGER JETS FANS. REALLY!!!THAT JUST SAYS TO ME YOU COULDN’T HAVE BEEN MUCH OF A FAN IN THE FIRST PLACE. I’m sure a lot of fans (JETS) don’t agree with this trade including me,but my loyalty always will be NYJ.

  170. By joe on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Mike Tannenbaum didnt bring Tebow here Woody Johnson did .Whether the more helps or hurts this team WIN.LOSS WISE is totally irrevelant because the owner flat out knows either way they ARE not capabale of winning the Super Bowl with Sanchez or Tebow.The oppertunity to make ALOT MORE MONEY BY HAVING TEBOW COME HERE (NOT THE WINS -LOSS RECORD OF THE JETS )WAS THE REASON

  171. By John Jet on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    To all the fans that want to to leave the jet fans , tajke care. been a jet fan for over 40 yrs been through worst times then these and still bleed green and white . Takecare so called jet fans.

  172. By IRA on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Everybody especially the media is totally blowing this out of proportion. Did they open a can of worms with a QB controversy? Yes they did we all know how mark will be under the microscope once OTA’s start. If he looks the wrong way the media will have a field day. Once again i would’ve not made this move but the Jets are not stupid either. They will handle this the right way and bottom line is Tebow is a football player and they will find a role for him. I would love nothing more than to see him covering TE’s. I am sure he would do that fine and i wouldn’t be surprised if he plays on both sides of the ball.
    Hope they sign somebody soon so we can move on from all this Tebow talk.

  173. By Tom Spicer on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Wayne, I am wondering how you call Mark GQ cause he posed in it 1 time but you call Tebow lion heart. When Tebow flys around in his own private Jet & guys say he walks around with a entourage so big it shock other stars at the Super Bowl. Shaq himself said he never seen a guy with a entourage that big. Sorry no lion heart here Tebow is the real GQ.

  174. By PAjoe on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    You would think Mr. T would have paid more attention and signed people we needed like Eric Winston at RT—and a strong clubhouse leader, Mario Williams—but why would we need a pass rusher, Michael Bush—-if we are REALLY going to the ground and pound……..but no, let’s pick up a fourth quarterback who can run, sell jerseys and grab the back page of the paper. THAT’S what this was all about….not football, just publicity and $$$$.

  175. By Tom Spicer on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Guys say the Jets won in spite of Mark well than the Broncos REALLY won in spite of Tebow. Mark had 8 games with over 200 yards passing Tebow had 2. Mark had 26 passing TDS Tebow had 12. Tebow is supposed to be a runner yet Mark had the same amount of rushing TDS.

  176. By Allan O'Dane on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Tebow is great athlete…great teamate..and even a greater person. And you know what? this trade wouldn’t be so bad if we had addressed our most pressing needs at RT,OLB,RB and FS. If Mike T. would have taken care of business and given this team some respectable FA, a lot of fans wouldn’t be so mad about tebow. What are the NYJ going to do..run to the left side of the line on every play?…even if that side is better then the right you still have to run at least run 40% of your running plays to the other side. Think about this for a moment…you run the risk of getting Mangold Moore and Brick getting injured by increasing your run plays to one side.

  177. By Tom Spicer on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Mike, ” Sanchez will not or ever be an elite QB in this league” This may be right but Tebow is light years away from even being as good as Mark this is a clear downgrade.

  178. By Bonnie Maslow on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Our family loves Tim Tebow and wishes him all the success he deserves with the Jets. He will bring a sense of TEAM WORK to the organization. Tebow has brought more interest and excitement to the NFL than anyone in the short time he has played! For a while it looked like NFL was an acronym for National Felons League with some of their players activities. Let the Haters say what they will. These are the same people who put Tom Brady’s abilities down and now kiss his a**! Tebow is a good football player who given the chance can be a great!! He brings more than football skills to the arena. He is a good influence with a die hard fan base that will inspire the Jets to victory. Tune out the haters and welcome Tebow to NY!!!

  179. By Allan O'Dane on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Give you an example..Tebow in wildcat formation…runs to the right…Hunter or some no-name RT is infront of tebow. LB Patrick Willis of the 49ers( Which we play this year by-the-way) blows right by Hunter (i.e.Von Miller) and puts a kill shot on Tebow and tebow is out for the game(s) or even worse the season. Do you guys get the picture now?…It doesn’t matter who’s the QB. You can’t establish a running game nor a passing game if you don’t have a solid O-line. Just look back in 09′ NYJ had the BEST O-LINE in the NFL and #1 rushing attack….

  180. By steven on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    I’ve been a Jets fan for 32 years and I’ve been irritated by the Jets for 32 years. It has always been a team that almost won. Leon Hess wanted to see the Jets win before he died. A lot of Jets fans have rooted for the Jets for decades wanting to see the Jets win before they died. But Noooooooooo! Now let the Jets bosses do what they feel they need to do to WIN. If they bring in ten nobodies who never did nothing but the Jets win, I am happy.
    Jets TEAM, Grow up and win. At least Tebow thinks he can win. He’s won more than the Jets have. Tebow wants to win and when the Broncos were losing he came in and MADE the team win. Tebow is a worker, a winner, and a leader. Jets GO OUT THERE AND BELIEVE! Play to WIN.

  181. By Tom Spicer on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    All you guys who wanted Mark out of here CONGRATS he is as good as gone it is only a matter of time now. Well after you see Tebow throw for 2 years YOU are going to be begging ON YOUR KNEES to get Mark back LOL. Be careful what you wish for cause sometimes you get it & it is NOT GOOD!

  182. By Tom Spicer on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Marks career as a Jet is offically over the media & the Tebow fanatics will not stop until Tebow starts. Get ready for a ton of new fans NONE of which are real Jet fans all just Tebow fans. Get ready for the CIRCUS cause it is coming to town & you can not stop it. The problem is Mark is guarnteed $20 MIL so for the next 2 years we are stuck with him & about 4 or 5 years from now when we have a new front office & head coach. We will be talking about who are we drafting to replace Tebow cause he is not the answer. THIS IS A DISASTER! Get ready for another 5 years of at best 500 ball.

  183. By Tom Spicer on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Who is our Von Miller? Who is our Elvis Dummerville? Who is our Willis McGahee? We do not have any of these things you need these things to even be 500 with Tim Tebow. This is going to end ugly REAL UGLY!

  184. By steven on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    At least the Jets aren’t the same anymore. Last season against the Ravens I couldn’t believe how pathetic the Jets were. At least Tebow can run somewhere when the Ravens break through the OL. It seemed that there were no miracles for the Jets. Then Tebow came and he believes in miracles. If the Jets can play like a team, maybe we’ll see a miracle. What else is life for other than to see a miracle? Oh I forgot, you can live for SELF and play for SELF. I always believed for the Jets. Now with Tebow I believe MORE.

  185. By Tom Spicer on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    1 or 2 years from now when Mark’s $20 MIL guarenteed is paid for & he is off this team. Tebow will be the starting QB & we will be running the wish bone that my 11 year old nephew runs & our O will be 3 yards & a cloud of dust.

  186. By wayne on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    TomSpicer, for once I am in total and complete agreement with you….Here’s why Rex’s grand plan won’t work: 1)Teams know it’s coming. Worked for Mia and Den because it was a surprise. Won’t work consistently enough.2)Blocking is not as good as Den.3)Players make plays not schemes. Not enough play makers here. 4) Other teams had enough reasons to get up for Jets, they can now take it a notch higher……..If you think the 3 and outs hurt the defense last year, wait and see…….ALL THIS BECOMES MOOT IF MARK STEPS UP HIS EFFECTIVENESS…Problem is he didn’t do so well with pressure last year. Wow, what a zoo this thing has the potential of becoming…..ONE THING I GUARANTEE, IF IT GOES BAD, HEADS ARE GONNA ROLL…GUARANTEED!!

  187. By PAjoe on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Reading these are getting funnier all the time. Now this guy has a big S on his chest and a red cape. He doesn’t need an offensive line to run obviously. Oh yeah Tebow would have lasted real long in that Ravens game. Even if he was any good I doubt he would have survived the brutal beating Sanchez took in that game. I really can’t recall any NFL game I’ve watched in 50 years that I’ve been watching football where the offensive line played as badly as in that Ravens game, and the coaching staff made moves to make a bad situation worse with their in game juggling. But ol’ Superman Tebow would have saved the day!!! What are you people smokin’????

  188. By Henry on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    You do realize that the Jets had a better defense last year, statistically, than the Broncos, right? The Jets finished at 20, the Broncos at 24. Neither one particularly stirs excitement but the fact is that both teams are very similar in their performance last season both on offense and defense. Also, McGahee ran for a total of about 1600 yards in the 3 years combined before last year. Maybe last year was a fluke or something since he hadn’t broken 1000 yards since 2007. Or maybe he got some of those yards because defenses were watching Tebow to make sure he didn’t run. Whatever, it worked. See if the same thing works for the Jets. You never know until you try!

  189. By wayne on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    JETS HAVE NOT ADDRESSED BLOCKING AND THEY HAVE NOT ADDRESSED PASS RUSH……………..Fewer picks today than yesterday……I can just see it now, players lining up to come play for the New York Football Tims.

  190. By Allan O'Dane on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Is it me or did the this site just have an increase of women bloggers? Not that there’s anything wrong with that….I guess Tebow mania has offically begun…..

  191. By westcoastJET28 on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Until Tebow turns blood into wine or flesh into bread, he will never be my messiah nor my savior on the football field. Tebow is only one man and only one man will not solve this teams problems. Unless he can block for himself and cover the new age TEs and pass rush, then I would say yeah he is all we need. Do you all really have nothing else in your lives to believe in, that you have to put so much faith into this guy, not to mention that he is just a football player? I mean really people come on, get a hold of yourselves. All I am saying is that it will take a lot more then one Tebow to fix our problems. By the way, his true intentions were revealed, he came here to try to beat out MS. This is just not good any way you spell it….

  192. By Matt on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Hopefully teabow works out. im not a big fan of the trade I would have like to see us get a better RT than another QB. Sanchez isnt bad,he just had crapy protection last season. at least thats what it seemed to me to be a big problem.

  193. By Linda on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Change is good. Especially when things are stagnant and not working. Tim is not the answer to every problem of the NY Jets, nor is it easy to make a change from a fan base who loves you for what you are as much as what you do. Give Tim a chance to prove himself. Elway’s short sightedness in taking the easy way out and not developing a team, just hiring a hireling worn out QB is a continuation typical of his own superstar mentality “I AM THE BRONCOS”! Every QB they have hired was a failure, that’s why the team was in the shape it was before Tebow arrived. He has a commitment to excellence and team building, yet the only thing people want to see is his religious beliefs which fuel his integrity. Wait and see before running to judgement.

  194. By wayne on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    I made the prediction early about the blogger explosion……Paradigm shift fellas. Gotta deal with it…Won’t do much reading for a while……………Tebow era is here……I’ll just watch the mayhem…………..Ciao.

  195. By davetharave on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Tim Tebow gives 100 % on every single play, every time he’s in the game. Can we name any Jets who did not quite live up to that standard last season ? A certain cornerback or SB MVP wide receiver perhaps ? Tim Tebow has a burning desire to win and will do anything to make that happen. He will not disrespect his coaches, fellow players or the fans, EVER. He will try as hard as he can to improve his game every time he practices, and he will be a pillar in the locker room and the NY-NJ community. Anybody who tells you the Jets don’t NEED Tim Tebow right now doesn’t have a clue and maybe should think about following a different sport.

  196. By GivingEmDaBusiness on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    - Teams will have to spend more time preparing for both Sanchez and Tebow and opponents can’t possibly be complete.
    - A strong running game should keep the defense off the field and fresh, hiding what may not be as strong of a unit as two years ago.
    - Offensive line help in the draft, this DeCastro guy is a beast and mark my words the Jets will draft him.
    - Push for Sanchez, what is he doing at Kate Upton’s house with important games and the season on the line!!! (ahem, I know what he’s doing…)
    - I like Sanchez but someone said “Just Win Baby”.
    - Robinson, Todd, O’Brien, Ryan, Eason, Nagle, O’Donnell, Esiason, Testaverde, Pennington, Farve, Sanchez = 0 Super Bowls Forget arms – push DLs downfield and run over LBs & DBs!!

  197. By robertpapalia on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    The only place that Tebow would have run in that Ravens game is out of the stadium. This guy who fans love so much completed 46% of his passes last year. What do you think you`ll win with that kind of production? The Jets always make these kind of moves for pr and nothing else. This is not about winning a championship but publicity. That is why the Jets are setting themselves up for a big fall. And if they did it for football reasons they are more stupid than I gave them credit for. 43 years of mismanagement and counting.

  198. By Allan O'Dane on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Ryan Diem says he might right retire. This is the RT who protected Peyton Mannings front side….he’s only 33yrs old 11 year pro. Can someone in the NYJ FO please make a phone call to this man!?….PLEASE…..for the love of Tebow….

  199. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    It’s fun to hear from all these people who wouldn’t have touched the Jets with a barge pole before and who, as usual with Tebow fans, seem to be veterans of the Temperance League rather than vet NFL fans. Valerie, you got it backwards, real change happens outside the system and in people’s daily lives, like with Gandhi, Malcolm X, and Aung San Suu Kyi, not with the clownshow in D.C. So football is WAY more important than who’s president. Bonnie, glad your family likes Tebow but the Jets family has endured desperate stunts like this for yrs and we’re tired of it. And I don’t know where you get that weird angle on Brady when he threw well and then incredibly well from early on while Tebow throws horrendously. Spicer, I’m with you all the way!

  200. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    davetharave, your name should be davetharookie. Lesson #1 is that desire doesn’t equal results, you mighta learned that from Rex by now. Lesson #2 is life including life in the NFL is not kindergarten, you shoulda learned that from the Lou Holtz days. All Tebow’s desire ain’t worth squat if you don’t have a complete, talented roster and a HC who understands the complete game of football, and right now we have neither of those things. I understand that a lot of Tebow fans are into magical thinking in a couple of very big ways, but as long as you engage in that on this site, I’lll ridicule you mercilessly. What the Jets need is to catch up with the way football is played in the NFL today, not to start praying to false idols who can’t throw.

  201. By Clinton on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Manning is one hit away from retirement. ONE hit away. I have a feeling it will be the first game of the season for the Broncos. Then the Broncos will look stupid for trading Tebow.

    As for Tebow and the Jets. Awesome move. Utilize both quarterbacks strengths and ability’s WISELY and you guys will have a great season.

  202. By john ski on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    It would make sense to get Tebow if he could throw a ball, that’s really not the case. Think about it…MS needs to have a run game established and utilize play action to be effective throwing the ball. Our running backs need reps to do this, proved last year when Greene finally started getting more carries and started running better. Adding another QB to run a completely different style of offense takes away rhythm from the other QB and RB’s. Instead of answering so many questions from the last few years all they are doing is adding more; the most important being, what kind of rebuilding phase will be needed when Sanchez is gone and all you have is a wildcat offense and “quarterback”? Please don’t anybody buy a Tebow jersey…

  203. By scjoe on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Here is what bothers me, and I mean REALLY bothers me…A fan who comes out and makes a statement like “I am now a Jet fan because they bring in Tim Tebow” OR “I am no longer a Colt fan because they released Peyton Manning” OR even worse “I am no longer a Jet fan because of the way they treated Mark Sanchez” I have been a Jet fan from the beginning, I have been through holy hell for more then 50 years. Joe Willie was my idol! But when he was traded to the Rams it never even entered my mind to jump the Jet ship and jump on to the Rams ship. Can one of you people explain to me how YOU can do it? How you can be a fan of one individual player and not the “team?”

  204. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    That’s right, john ski, for some weird reason Woody, Mr T, and Rex seem determined to try anything but what actually wins Super Bowls these days: Getting a big QB with a big arm and just as big a head for the game, committing to building a young team around him primarily thru the draft, and enjoying the nucleus of a highly competitive team for years if not decades. As long as the Jets resist this painfully obvious prescription for success, they will be known in the NFL for failure. And viewed by other than a few starry-eyed idealists and holy rollers on this site as the complete joke that they’ve become.

  205. By scjoe on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    As for running a “ground and pound?” When do you begin to address the O Line? Particularly the RT? The O line is the 2nd most important ingredient in running the ball. Who will the RB be? Shonn Greene? C’mon man. Time to get real. Maybe the FO actually believes that Tim Tebow, either in a complementary roll or a starting roll is the answer. Maybe he is…. “short term” but don’t underestimate the DCs and HCs around the league to come up with answers to any and all gimmick offenses. I like Tim Tebow. I like what he stands for and I hope I am wrong, but I honestly believe this will blow up in their (NY Jets) face.

  206. By scjoe on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    davetherave. You are absolutely right. Tim Tebow gives 100% on every single play when he is on the field. No one doubts that. But at some point it comes down to your expertise, your ability to get the job done on a consistent basis, and by consistent I mean season after season after season (Peyton, Brady,Brees etc) and by “job” in this case I mean QB. The gimmick plays are fine for maybe one season but the defenses WILL catch up to them, then what? You are left with a running QB with no real chance of ever being that prototypical QB all teams are seeking. And at what cost? That still hasn’t been determined.

  207. By Jimmer on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    I’m unsure what the cap looks like after this trade. But listening to Tanny yesterday made it not look so good. We surely have a higher than average amount in the QB position. But we have no “Elite” qb. RT is normally not a 1st rd pick, but it is our biggest need. Safety is almost as bad as RT. We also need someone at ILB as BS has lost more than a step.
    WR,RB and OLB are simply fluff positions right now. We need good players to fill these absolute need positions. They are not coming in FA.
    Does Stanton complain his way out? He doesn’t want to be a 3 or 4. And if he does stay, what are we gonna do about McElroy? The kid has awareness like some of the greats.

  208. By davetharave on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    @64 – I’m a Jet fan since ’67 so I’m no rookie even though you have 3 years on me. I (and many other fans, thankfully) choose not to live in the cynical world that you do, and I disagree completely that desire doesn’t equal success. Go ahead and throw darts at everyone on this board who sees Tebow’s arrival as a big-time plus for the green. You are mired in a formula response to this transaction as though it was made at a board meeting of Morgan Stanley; colorless and grey.

  209. By Keith Baker on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    I’m a diehard Tebow fan and I’m now a diehard Jets fan… You can’t go wrong bringing in this guy to any organization no matter what his role will be and i see the Jets being the team to beat this year.

  210. By Pranit on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    When has any team sent a private jet for a *BACKUP* QB? …

    When has any team held a press conference for a *BACKUP* QB?

    Did stanton get any of the above? ..

    With the above they have already started coddling tebow…why not treat him like any other player?

    the jets are a JOKE !!! ..laughing stock of the NFL…

    they probably won’t even have 8 wins in 2012…oh what pleasure ahead..!!

    and they keep shedding draft picks..STOP IT..!!!!!!!..Mr T, do you know anything about the draft? When did you last pick a player that was any good? Ducasse, wilson, etc etc…(Maybe mangini knew football, cause he picked all the good players we currently have…look at your pathetic record, Mr T..)

    good for us fans… to suffer for life..!!!

  211. By Keith Baker on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    This goes the post by John Ski… I’m trying to figure out why you would tell everyone not to buy a Tebow jersey… I mean really?? Tebow is just wanting to play sports to the fullest and buying a jersey has nothing to do with him playing for the Jets nor will it stop Rex Ryan from putting him in the offense.. Your statement is as foolish as they come and you better believe there will be Tebow jerseys all through the stadium on game day. Tebow is not there to take Sanchez spot…. Get over it!!

  212. By cmoncraig on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    @ davetharave
    I also have a burning desire to be a QB in the NFL. I would give 110% every play……..for one play. Then I’d be crippled. It takes more than just trying hard.
    Are you from NY?!?!
    Whatever. He’s a Jet now…..his choice.
    Jet fans.. Don’t boo him until he’s earned it.

  213. By cmoncraig on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    I still think he can be possible trade-bait on draft day.
    (Fingers Crossed)

  214. By Two Barking Dogs on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    He is an excellent football player, and I hope that he does well in New York. However, I find it difficult to root for the Jets since I am a die-hard Miami fan. So I hope he does well, but not THAT well.

    The begrudgers just need to stop, and give him a chance.

  215. By Buddha on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Why all the haters Tim is a winner, a good christian and a stand up guy. The Jets could use a couple of more Tebows in the locker room.

  216. By Robert Hamel on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Come on, give the kid a chance. He might not be the best QB and he does not get points for style but, hell, he’s got lots of heart, he’s got work ethics written all over him and, above all, he’s won ball games at every level. In the end, isn’t it what really counts?

  217. By robertpapalia on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Yeah Tanny does not know football. We still need a right tackle, a pass rushing linebacker, wide receiver, safety, and maybe even another rb. Do you think Tannenbaum with his draft record will get everything we need in the draft? He`s more likely to be out at the end of the year along with his buddies Rex and Sparano. Also now that Drew Stanton has been traded to the Colts for a bag of beans it reinforces the image of a mismanaged team. Way to go Tannny!!!!!!

  218. By scjoe on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    This just keeps getting better and better…The Jets trade B/U QB Drew Stanton AND…AND a 7th round pick to the Colts for their 6th round pick. How absurd is that??? Surely the Colts, or some other team in the market for a B/U QB, considering what is left out there, would have offered a #6 or even a #5 straight up. But this is the NY Jets. This is pretty much what you would expect.

  219. By scjoe on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    For a real in depth look at the trade from both a pro and con standpoint, take a listen to the Skip Baylis- Stephen Smith debate on ESPN. It is an almost 20 minute debate that everyone should find interesting.

  220. By MIKE on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    There is alot of nonsense on this site.


    1) TT has had a lot of success running the wildcat.
    2) Jets want to use the wildcat.
    3) Jets had the most successful offensive season when they used Brad Smith in wildcat in 2010.
    4) Jets should’ve never let Brad Smith go.
    5) As far as anyone has seen MS is not the type of QB to carry this team on his shoulders and win via the passing game.
    6) MS does and always will be a class act and leader on this team, successful or not.
    7) This team got better when TT became a Jet.
    8) Both TT and MS will coincide as Jets QB’s in whatever fashion they are used.
    9) If Jets D gets back to 2010 form, Jets can win 10 games with this offence.

  221. By GARYC on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Why do the jets treat draft picks like their part of a leper colony,why have scouts,why have clinkscales.JetFanTom,If you thought sanchez has accuracy issues wait to Tebow starts throwing,sanchez will look like ROBIN HOOD.

  222. By joe on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Guys Elway KNOWS FOOTBALL he NEVER would have traded Tebow IF HE THOUGHT HE COULD WIN A SB .Woody Johnson did not become a BILLIONARE BY BEING AN IDIOT .Woody absolutely knows it will fraction the team by bringing Tebow here .He also knows this team ABSOLUTELY POSITIVELY ISNOT WINNING A SB WITH EITHER ONE OF THEM AT QB He doesnt care if he destroys the team because the THIS CANT WIN HIM A SB ANYWAY.HE FIGURES IF HE CANT WIN THE SB ANYWAY HE MIGHT AS WELL MAKE AS MUCH MONEY AS POSSIBLE AND TEBOW IS A MONEY MAKING MACHINE.

  223. By Another Tom on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    We really need a solid draft to plug the remaining holes..And what we really need is someone with a LEVEL head to make the picks that make SENSE.I’m not sure we have someone in our FO that is capable of making wise selections

  224. By joe on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Fans are trying to analyzize this from a football perspective .This is not a football move its an AT TENTION -BUSINESS MOVE The owner has a 500 te am (that he knows with either qb is not remotely good enough to win the SB )He needs a draw of some kind (revenues are down and the GIANTS JUST WON YET ANOTHER SB )There is no better draw out there than Tim Tebow.If he cant win a SUPER BOWL WOODY MIGHT AS WELL MAKE AS MUCH MONEY AS POSSIBLE THIS YEAR.

  225. By cmoncraig on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    The Stanton move isn’t horrible.
    I admire Tebow for his winning spirit, work ethic, daughter marraigability and Faith, however, his presence is just stirring up a bunch of stuff that doesn’t need stirring. Stuff had been sufficiently stirred already. STUFF HAD TO SETTLE
    Also….not sure Cam shouldn’t have been the starter after leak.

  226. By scjoe on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Buddah..Where are the haters? Who exactly do you consider to be a “hater?” there is no room in this equation for “hate” just football. Yes, Tim Tebow is a good Christian and a stand up guy, he gives 100% every tine, all of the time. BUT….That is not the point. The point is the NY Jets, from a football standpoint have numerous holes to fill on their roster, they have needs that absolutely have to be addressed, a QB who can run, but has a 46% completion percentage just is not one of them. If those holes were already filled and this was a luxury transaction, I don’t believe you would get a single negative comment. That is not the case.

  227. By joe on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Personally (LOL as many will attest on this board )iam not Sanchezs GREATEST FAN .But the Tebow fans out there that think hes capable OF WINNING A SB =PLEASE..In a sport WHERE THE SINGLE MOST DETERMINING FACTOR IS THE QBS ABILITY TO THROW AND MAKE SPLIT SECOND DECISIONS WITH THE FOOTBALL TEBOW is BEYOND HORRIBLE.

  228. By Jimmer on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    I am not a Hater. I just know for a fact that Sanchez is the better QB. Tebow may 1 day figure out how to become a QB. But he’s not there yet. He IS a winner. He IS a leader. What he is not is a great passer. I really think Sparano has some awesome things in mind for Tebow.

  229. By MPC on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Ira, How can you say they are not stupid! They give Holmes 50 million after Pitt ran him out of town. They singed Farve after the Giants won the Sb to make headlines. The draft picks the last couple of years really have not worked out. And they sign B. Thomas after an injury as old as he is. Then they give up draft picks to get a BACK-UP QB after they mover up a couple of years ago to pick MS. Another PR move to grab headlines from a first class team that builds a winner the right way, the Giants. All they had to do was follow their footprint. Lets not forget trying to be the Pats and getting Baby Bill here Manginus. How did all this work out?
    Heres another other than Mangold and Revis who are all pro who else comes close?

  230. By sal on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Ira is 100% on Rex, He has made Sancheze the falll guy. I go back to the last playoof loss to the Steelers, where a tired Harris missed a tackle to put a cap on the game. The only move I liked was not to try to keep Shottenhiemer, but they are making up for that. as a Jet Fan, anything less than a superbowl win, with this side show, will be unacceptable for me. If Tebow is as charitable as he wants people to think he is , he should have gone to one of the small market teams, that would of been an act of charity, and good for football.
    Woody ,Rex and Mr. T better hope they dont go 0-6, which is a possibility, empty seats except for non football TBow fans will show, and they Brown bag it!!

  231. By Jimmer on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    All praise to Tanny! We actually got a 6th pick back! So we now only paid a 4th for Tebow. I feel better knowing we’re still keeping McElroy! I claim this site as having a very small infuence in this decision. Most of us long timers saw the difference between MS and McElroy. MS stares down the primary receiver till he’s sacked. McElroy has an overclocked processor at finding the open guy!

  232. By Ed in Tucson on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Best case scenario: MS learns a valuable life lesson in humility from TT & realizes that the team’s success is more important than his being on the field for every offensive play. That would lead to a win/win situation for the individual & the team. If he follows Michael Lombardi’s advice & allows his ego to cloud his judgement then it becomes a lose/lose.

  233. By walt on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    I have to wonder how this tebow thing is going to play.What happens if Tim so outplays Mark that the Jets are forced to start him.This is completely possible because Sanchez is not exactly in the same league as Peyton Manning.Then we have one very high priced disgruntled quarterback demanding a trade.With his high price tag who will want him.That a boy Mark you are our man by the way we are bringing in Tebow.Do not even get me started on the drew stanton affair.Being a Jet fan is like living nin the twilight zone.

  234. By joe on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    ps a buddy of mine who was an ex sports agent on the promotional side of the business (not the management side )explained to me that the Jets will make TENS OF MILLIONS of dollars from the DRAMATIC INCREASE IN CORPORATE ADVERTISING SPONSERSHIPS BY ADDING TEBOW to the roster.The additional psl aspect is minor money, so is the additional jersey sales ect (POOLED THROUGHOUT THE NFL

  235. By TONY GARCIA on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    its a long season,jets will be a better team does not mean we will win more games just a better team.

  236. By cmoncraig on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    Am I the only Jim Leonhard fan? Was his salary too high? Hopefully he clears waivers and the Pats don’t sign him. He is important to our team. Does anyone remember the play he got injured on?
    This makes me think we’re not going to pick up a RT in the 1st round.
    This frightens me.
    I’m frightened…..

  237. By Mikski on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    For the folks that are saying this is a bad thing…there no reason to get worked up and say how bad this is until you have a reason to say so. its all speculation at this point…..Tim Tebow is an awesome competitor/ inspiration he has way too many upsides to bash him…… I’m so excited for this year. TT will unite the Team

  238. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 23, 2012 | Reply

    I am genuinely saddened to see Tebow leave. We had something special in Colorado. The eyes of the nation were on Denver like never before. They traded away the NFL’s top receiver, Brandon Lloyd and their 2nd best, Brandon Marshall. They did everything they could to undermine him. He took a team that’s 3-15 without him to 10-6 with him 2 games into the playoffs; the 2nd best winning pct. since 2005, other than Joe Flacco. Tebow did it with the most pitiful sorry excuse of a team. They will move heaven and earth to help Manning, the $90 million dollar man. They did little to help Tebow, a Heisman Trophy winning, All-American, national champion. Unbelievable. Treat him well. Denver sure didn’t. We already miss him.

  239. By Howie D on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    I’ve always looked forward to a new season, even after some of our darkest days. Not so this year. This is a new and different feeling. This simply does not add up. One win away from the Superbowl for two years and all we needed was to axe Shotty and fine tune, instead we discard key players and regressed. Anything is possible, but I’m with the skeptics. My arms are crossed and I’m in a “show me” mode.

  240. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    Tebow brings with him a plethora of fans. I crossed out the Bronco insignia on my Tebow jersey but will still wear it. Now, I need to get me a Jets Tebow jersey. Can’t wait ’til theycome out. You guys helped yourselves on so many levels. Now that the kid’s got 16 pro games under his belt, you’re gonna see something special. This “horrible passer” passed for 316 yrds against Pittsburgh in the playoffs; a feat Roethlisberger never did. Favre & Brady have only done it twice.. He was getting better with each game. As he continues to mature, I have every confidence you’re gonna see a QB like you haven’t seen in NJ/NY since Namath. I also think he’ll do better than Peyton’s little brother…if given the chance.

  241. By Howie D on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    Advice to Sanchez: Come back fit, play loose, and be confident. Play your best and don’t look over your shoulder. The worst that will happen is you move on to another team that will probably have competent coaches who will further develop your talent and make you even better. You’ve done some impressive things and possess winning qualities. Don’t lose any sleep worrying about this sideshow, just let it rip and play to win.

  242. By punchie on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    two totally diferent QB`s means lots of hard work for the players around them especially the O line if Tebow is our number one it will be a waste of money on santonio holmes as you can`t` catch balls that aren`t thrown and the guy certainly can`t block

  243. By gueli on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    1- Mark is a good qb. 2- tebow will add a demension to sparrano’s wildcat. 3- we still need a better o line. it all starts and ends with the lines (o& D). I hope everyone plays nice together. Lets get to the dance. win lose die or tie i am a jets fan. 43 years no championship. lets get it done

  244. By Charliejet on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    Say what you want – if Sanchez were to be traded, I bet you there would be several teams interested in him and as Howie D said “competent coaches would further develop his talent”. There are negatives and positives on Sanchez and both sides have there merits. But Sanchez was thrown in the fire right away and for the past three seasons has seen receivers come and go, an offensive philosophy that has literary changed from game to game, an offensive line that has dropped off dramatically, a running back with no lateral movement that trips over his own feet on the open field and of course a head coach that “didn’t have his hand on the pulse of the team”. I am sick and tired of Tanny’s baloney.

  245. By MIKE on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    The JETS CAN win 10 games with the TT + MS offence. But does anyone think they can actually won a superbowl? Jets better have a good draft or they will have a top 10 pick next year and a new regime.

  246. By IRA on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    How were they stupid in 09 and 10 getting to the AFC Titles Games? They had an off year last year and lets wait until this year at least until Oct to judge them. They have earned that right. Things might not look the way we want them right now. Lets see what the roster looks like when they head to Cortland. Keep the Faith!

  247. By joe on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply


  248. By Wayne on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    I been a Broncos fan for years, many years. But not anymore. You Jets have room for another NY Jets fan over there? God Bless Tim Tebow:)

  249. By joe on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    This is how engulfing TEBOWS MANIA IS there are now actual TEBOW fans on here that TRY to compare his quarterbacking abilitys with that of PAYTON MANNINGS. (Some TEBOW FANS THINK ELWAY WAS WRONG )People if MANNING is healthy there is ABSOLUTELY POSITVELY no way in the world YOU CAN COMPARE THE SKILLS HE BRINGS TO THE TABLE WITH THAT OF TIM TEBOW (To do so is beyond laughable)Elway is a FIRST BALLOT HOF.Tebow couldnt hit the ocean with a football if he was standing on the beach.

  250. By joe on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply


  251. By Jeffrey Melillo on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    Fan since 64. Hit a nerve did I??? You obviously mised my true intentions of the post. Your bitterness is palpable from here. I never said I liked or disliked anything. I mentioned my service to qualify my comments on the subject of freedom and our rights as Americans. I wasn’t trying to CENSOR or deny anyone thier freedom or rights. nice try hater! I was asking the media and speculators to tread softly. To respect the SUBJECT of anyones’ right to freedom of speech and religous expression, because of how DIRECTLY RELATED these rights are to the countless sacrifices and lives lost. I believe anyone can say or write what they want, but this freedom must be practiced with some regard and respect for its’ cost! aka show some class!

  252. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    The larger pt that most are missing, and scjoe is making, is that we had a team with concrete needs and execution issues. The last thing we needed was competing offensive strategies, much less everybody getting worked up about what will happen in the LR next. joe is right about the publicity/revenue increase aspect, though I suspect that will be short-lived when the team continues to lose, which I see as very likely. The focus needed to be 100% on Sanchez becoming great, now it’s on MS vs TT, a luxury that a team shy of 6 or 7 starters (RT, LG if Slauson is out, WR, DL, OLB, at least 1 S) can’t remotely afford. “The Titanic sails at dawn,” as Dylan said…

  253. By Play Like a Jet on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    This seems to be a very positive move in many ways. Talk about high character, does it get any better? I can see the red zone scoring and the 3rd and short downs having even greater suceess. If there is any team that can work Tebow into the system successfuly, it’s the Jets. I believe Sanchez can put ego aside and see this as not a regression but an evolution of the offense into a very efficient unit. Can’t wait for the draft. I may have to get a “Tanny” jersey this year.

  254. By Jeffrey Melillo on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    Got distrcted there for a bit, parlaying ideaology and viewpoint. Simply put and my freedom to say(the mockers have this same right), I believe that; Praying is niether funny nor made to be mocked. Nothing to with wether it’s liked or not, write what you want, it’s what makes the US of A great. Time to move on and see what happens 64..how did u serve???..
    SO early offseason, let move on from the sideshow. Simply put, Tebow is a great athletic replacement for B. Smith and a great pickup, like Landry. Mike T is not perfect, but good! I’mfocusing on Minis and OTC, can’t wait see how it all unfolds. I will excercise my right to, read,watch, and say, what I choose too or not! ,as the spring rolls on. We need Oline/ Safety help draftdy

  255. By Tim Grace on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    I’m a jets fan but the jets is not making a good move. For the pass 3 or 4 year the jets been destroying their franchise by losing a lot of decedent players, that’s the reason I think they did not go to the afc this year

  256. By sal on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    Look at this tread, I bet it as long as the tread of puting a plaque on the ball feild for my coach and now coahes on FB with all my friends I grew up with and live all over the world now from Roosevelt Island. Point being this guy is polariazing. This was a Rex move, he was in awe of this kids spunk, I bet Rex dreamed of this kid since the Denver game, thinking if he had a QB w/ his mentality he would have a superbowl, got his with Dilfer another avg. QB, but one who wanted to win. Question is why do they keep drafting West Coast type aka Obrien with 1st round picks. The coach’s were JuJu Ancona, Tony Capabianco, Lapina and Zapata started the league on RI where there was none and little funding, great men!

  257. By Pete Girard on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    I have been a jet fan for over 40 years, And it seems that the ny jets organization is tickled pink to be heading all the headlines, While our crosstown rivals focus on winning another superbowl.Notice giants are never heard from during the offseason?? I am sick of mike t. rex and any other bull they feed us. I still love my jets but It seems we are not making progress by not attending to the teams needs. Please dont tell me you hope they can guide tebow and make him better when sanchez really never had a chance to move foward with his progress. It seemed the coaching staff is severely inept. I could care less about who starts I just want to win!! That said GO GANG GREEN!!!

  258. By cmoncraig on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    The move to the Jets instead of the Jags is a total business decision. The move prolongs his career. He will always be welcome in Florida. but that is where his career will end. This adds a year or two.
    I always believed Tebow deserved a shot in the NFL. He IS a winner.
    I just don’t like the nonsense that is sure to follow.
    Under the radar is not a bad place to be.
    Jeffrey Melillo,
    While it may have been wrong and mocking of me to make the Praying (Tebowing) comment, It was fairly harmless. Is it any less mocking to use a faithful Christian player and the NFL as a platform for preaching? (not saying Tebow does that… Tebow Fans do)
    Those who want to be preached to will be in church on Saturdays and Sundays.

  259. By mike C (fan since '69) on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    I like it… as Tug McGraw once said…”You gotta believe!!!” Lets face it… the
    G-Men own NY, for now. At least with Tebow, we now have a warrior QB (providing we don’t make a draft day trade… better yet trade GQ) …not a flinching, scared rabbit (sorry Sanchez). And maybe with some O-line help and a pass rush…who knows how this will go.
    I have been a fan for some 40 years now…please, we have been through worse than this. Anybody who posts here and says they are done with this team…fine by me… go root for the Chiefs.

  260. By cmoncraig on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    That goes both ways too. I was extremely disappointed in Doug Gotlieb not too long ago when he tried to make fun of the irony of Tebow’s possible axing on March 16th (3:16).

  261. By Tom on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    It’s tough to swallow all the anti Tebow venom which of course is conveniently covered up by saying it’s about his QB abilities and not personal. Very shallow and transparent. If only those people could put their personal issue aside they would see this for what it is. Acquiring Tebow is an admission by Rex, Mike and Woody that they NEVER should have let Brad Smith get away. Not only does Tebow allow us to get back to that 2010 offense but here’s a news flash…Tim is an UPGRADE to Smith for running the spread option and wildcat. If we can improve his passing by even 10% I’d say there’s gonna be quite a few of the sports desk taking heads eating crow this season.

  262. By Tom on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    It is very easy to say SB’s aren’t won by two QB systems seeing as its’ commonality is relatively new and due to the lack of franchise QB’s in a 32 team league. Mark is a good QB and almost got us there twice. Adding Tim gives us back many more options in crucial moments in the game that we didn’t have last season. Last season was the first in 3 years we DIDN’T HAVE those options available and we suffered for it. As for the needs in other areas, I don’t see why anyone thinks this means they won’t be addressed. Acquiring Tebow hasn’t created any additional salary cap issues and the draft is still looming. No matter what you think about managements ability to go and get the right players you cant deny that they do make moves to try.

  263. By MIKE on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    One thing is for sure, MS is the reason why this is happening. His very inconsistent play has aloud the Jets to doubt him. If it wasn’t for his great play in the playoff’s than MS would not be a starter here at all. If MS can move the chains and stop the turnovers than TT doesn’t see any playing time. It’s that simple.

  264. By ReMarker on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    Just the facts ma’am.

    1. More people are watching and talking about the Jets because of Tebow.
    2. Pro football players LOVE attention.
    3. Tim’s teammates are getting attention.
    4. Tim has many friends playing in the NFL (with more coming).
    5. Many Gator haters are among Tim’s friends.
    6. Even Gator haters, at a minimum, respect Tim.

    All of you ‘Tebow is bad for the Jets’ people don’t get it yet. Regardless of who plays what, where, and how good, Tim being a Jet is a Jet asset. Ask his peers.

  265. By joe on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    JET FAN SINCE 64 TOM,HI Tom,how are you .It will DEFINATELY be a short lived senerio.Woody will make his money .The team will be lucky to go 500 (BOTH QUARTERBACKS WILL PROVE THEMSELVER TO BE INCAPABLE-CUT TRADED ECT )THE CURRENT REGIME WILL BE REPLACED.Every Jet will be miserable as usual

  266. By joe on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    To the SUDDEN JET FANS that think this is a great football move please explain to me in an era that requires an ELITE THROWING QB TO WIN THE SB HOW IS THIS A GREAT MOVE. History flat out dictates if you have 2 qbs you really have no qbs.The Jets cant excute one offence ,are they going to run one offence for SANCHEZ and another for Tebow.Lol ELWAY must be a complete fool he traded a 23 year old for almost nothing inturn is banking on a 36 year old coming off 2 major neck surgerys

  267. By joe on Mar 24, 2012 | Reply

    lol The PACKERS PATS STEELERS GIANTS and SAINTS really dont know what their doing (NEVER MIND THEY HAVE WON THE PAST 10 SB)What they need is a 2 qb system One qb can be BAD AND THE OTHER WORSE .The one thats worse can run the option Are you kidding me

  268. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    I got nothing to say about anyone’s service to anything but the Jets, Jeffrey. As for the “hater” nonsense, other than when clearly joking I didn’t like name-calling back when it was gooks and FNG’s and I don’t like it now. But this isn’t a ’64 Tom or a IRA or scjoe site, it’s a Jets site and unless somebody yells fire on a crowded server I say anybody can say whatever they want. And I say the Wildcat is for teams with loser O’s and HC’s who can’t run their O’s, like joe says in his 2 QBs/no QBs post. Brad Smith and his handful of good plays wasn’t worth the retardation of Sanchez’s development and Tebow will have the same effect while teams with elite QBS and 21st-century O’s keep leaving us in the dust. Bad move when we need so much else.

  269. By David Fostor on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    After being a Bronco fan my entire life, I’ve now switched my loyalty to the New York Jets. Tim Tebow is an asset to the planet, and he now belongs to the Jets. Can’t wait for the rematch with Elway and the Broncos in this years playoffs, assuming of course the Broncos make it that far..ha ha. Anyway, congratulations New York, you’ve got yourself on heck of a football player there.

  270. By Fish Hunte4rs on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    I am a big time Timmy supporter. Can’t help but root for guys who love good and have outstanding character! Welcome to the team!

    On the football side I do have my concerns. Taking reps away from Mark is that going to be a good thing?
    Will the wildcat be effective? Don’t have a problem with him pushing Sanchez. If he melts under the pressure then it wasn’t meant to be.

    God Bless you Timmy! Hang out with Devito he’s got some good news for you!

  271. By scjoe on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    What is being lost through all of this, what is even more important is the fact that the free agents out there who are capable of coming in to NY and upgrading positions that need to be upgraded are slowly but surely signing everywhere else throughout the league. If anyone, including Mike Tannenbaum believes all these needs can be addressed strictly through the draft you are dead wrong. Just can’t happen.

  272. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    From Bucky Brooks today: “Some [Jets] players and coaches believe [Sanchez] has become complacent with his work habits and needs to feel the pressure of a capable backup to take his game to another level. Sanchez never had to fear losing time to past backups like Mark Brunell; his lackadaisical preparation often went unpunished by Jets coaches. ” Just another reason I say that Rex isn’t emotionally or technically capable at HC. The proper response to what Brooks is talking about isn’t to behave like some kind of paranoid White House, campaigning on lies without dealing with the actual problem. None of the coaches I name as models for what we need at HC, from Lombardi to Cowher, would ever take this cowardly, counter-productive approach.

  273. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    More Brooks: “Ryan’s experience facing various versions of the Wildcat as a DC might have prompted the team to acquire Tebow. Ryan told reporters at LSU’s pro day how difficult it can be for D’s to prepare for the multifaceted option attack and he intends for the Jets’ version, as run by Tebow, to be equally problematic for opponents. He cited the success current Jets OC Tony Sparano had using the Wildcat with MIA in 2009. 2 BIG SIGNS OF THE AMATEUR HERE: (1) Living in the past (2009, great, the Wildcat’s been dead since at least 2010.) (2) Guiding the O more by way of your knowledge of D than of O itself. A real HC is himself “multifaceted” in terms of his understanding of the game. As the game goes forward, Rex goes backward, what a joke.

  274. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Yes, scjoe, it’s pretty strange, and more than a little sad, to see the way some Jet fans seem to think that Tebow’s mere presence on the team and in the LR will instantly (or even eventually) have some kind of magically residual effect on pro football reality. If Mr T could turn 5 draft picks into the 6 or 7 starters that we need in less than 9 months, that would be a bigger miracle than the one J.C. pulled with the loaves and the fishes. To work a slight alteration on Jethro Tull’s brilliant “Wind-Up,” “I don’t believe you/You had the whole damn thing all wrong/They’re [Sanchez and Tebow] not the kind who’ll wind up in the win column on Sunday…”

  275. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Don’t forget the Colts, joe, they won one of those Super Bowls with this QB that DEN just picked up, which enabled them to unload this very nice boy named Tim Tebow who throws like he’s still a high school boy. I’m starting to think that the big guy upstairs needs new glasses, because he seems to have substituted “Jets fans” for “Job” in the big book, putting us through endless trials and tortures. What’s more, the evil moneychangers of our day — those who’d rather sell T-shirts than win championships — seem to be riding high. Oh well, like at the end of Bergman’s WINTER LIGHT when the priest regains his faith by empathizing with J.C. on the cross when God was silent, I guess we have to keep hoping Curtis Martin hears us someday…

  276. By wayne on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Why do you guys think that I’ve called MS GQ for so long? It’s because I thought he was GQing it…..I’ve also called him the entitled one…..I spoke out about his effort before anyone on this site, while everyone talked, Ira, about how he was the first one in the facility and last to leave……I’ve known a lota guys who showed up, put in big hours, get OT pay and didn’t do thing all day, so I was never impressed……I sounded the competition alarm here first…….But this is not my idea of comp….even though I love Tebow’s desire, hence me calling him Lionheart…..As I said here before they started writing it in the papers, T-REX DO NOT KNOW THE ANIMAL THEY’VE SPAWNED AND THEY WILL NOT BE ABLE TO CONTROL IT…

  277. By wayne on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply


  278. By Tom Q. on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    What the Jets don’t realize is how much their fan base just increased with Tim Tebow coming on board. He will be a great asset on the field, in the locker room, in the merchandising dept., everywhere. He is not going to be this divisive figure that many say he is – enjoy New York. Jacksonville – too bad – you blew it (again).

  279. By joe on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Tom Jet Fan Since 64 I dont know whether it PATHETHIC AND OR COMICAL that given the status of the NFL TODAY (QB DRIVEN LEAGUE )some fans actually believe the Jets can win a SB without an ELITE QB using GIMMACKS like the WILDCAT .TOM Francessa had a field day all week on this noncence .(BRAD SMITH produced VERY VERY LITTLE from this formation 2 years ago and the DREAMERS out there are acting LIKE ITS MONTANA TO RICE )Tom EVERY ONE OF their posts INCLUDE THE TERMS WOULD HAVE COULD HAVE SHOULD HAVE .These termsa ALWAYS DESCRIBE A TEAM THAT DOESNT WIN THE SUPER BOWL

  280. By joe on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply


  281. By scjoe on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Sal, you are right. I wonder what would have been had Leonard made that tackle on Tim Tebow at the goal line and the Jets win that game.

  282. By joe on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    REALISTIC FACTS the Jets have not won anything in 40 years .They now are trying to EMPLOY 2 QB SYSTEM (no NFL TEAM HAS EVER WON A SB SUCH A SYSTEM )Every team that has WON a SB the past how many years has DONE SO WITH A PRO BOWL AND OR HOF LEVEL QB.NEITHER OF THE JET QBS ARE NEAR THIS PRO BOWL ECT LEVEL as a matter of fact ONE QB (Tebow) was traded here ( FOR almost nothing)BY ONE OF THE GREATEST QBS EVER (Elway).This qb (Tebow ) traded because Elway HAD MORE FAITH IN A 36 YEAR OLD WHO HAPPENED TO BE COMING OFF OF 2 MAGOR NECK SURGERYS.On top of all the above our new OC is only here running this type of offence BECAUSE HE GOT FIRED IN MIAMI

  283. By joe on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Woody (as a 40 plus year JET FAN )MAKE YOU MONEY THIS YEAR then plese cancel this COMEDY ACT.INTURN clean house BRING IN SOMEONE LIKE BILL COWER that ACTUALLY has won something in this league .One year revenues from Tebow Mania should intice Cower to come here

  284. By joe on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Ps MAJOR NEWSFLASH the NFL NETWORK just interviewed Tom Coughin and Bill Beclichick .In accordinance WITH THE NY JETS REVOLUTIONARY NEW OFFENCIVE PHILOSOPHY COUGHLIN and BELLICHICK ARE HAVING THEIR SCOUTING DEPARTMENTS SCOUR THE COUNTRYSIDE FOR THE NEXT TIM TEBOW .Yes fellow Jet fans Eli Manning and Tom Brady will be splitting their time next year with QUARTERBACKS that can run the WILDCAT.The NFL NETWORK also reported that THE SAINTS ,STEELERS BRONCOS AND PACKERS are also interested in having their ALL PRO ,SUPER BOWL WINNING QUARTERBACKS do the same.

  285. By MPC on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    I agree with what you said about 09 and 010. They had a plan, play solid D and run the ball and take pressure off their young QB. But last year they went away from all that. Trying to throw the ball with a weaker o-line and no run game. As far as D, they just have not addressed the issues that need to be. No pass rush since Abraham left, can’t cover a tight end. The moves they have made have been to make the headlines. I really believe we need more of a FOOTBALL guy running the show. We need young players through the draft and they trade 2 picks to get to get headlines. They really should study how the Giants have won their last 2 Super Bowls. It takes time and is not done through FA.

  286. By MPC on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Woody realizes that Tebow will get more billboards than Eli. Whats wrong with that picture Eli has only won 2 SB’s. He will be all over the city with his Jockey endorsements, probably will be wearing green underwear. More endorsements than an MVP QB, a shortstop thats own the city for the last 15 years. It goes on.
    But thats what he wants cause the Giants won the Super Bowl again!
    This was a PR move not a football one. If we had a FOOTBALL guy running the show, this never happens. WE all knew that after last year this was going to be a rebuilding process to get back to the playoffs, this move and I hope I am wrong will set us back further and Woody will be cleaning house again! More Headlines!

  287. By FL.PETE on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    You Guys are Terrible fans but want a Great team… No decisions make sense to you except yours… Tebow will take over as starting QB by mid season. He is a great football player that is working to become a better quaterback. This is the best decision ever made by this franchise. Watch the command, determination, poise, instant decision making and accuracy this guy had in the crucial moments of the games they won last year in denver. Keep in Mind that denvers D is not even close to the Jets!

  288. By FL.PETE on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Tebow will be Great in Sporano’s offense not just the wildcat… See the Resurgence of Matt Moore based on a scheme that highlighted his strengths which is simular to Tebows but Tebows has it which will propel him to elite…

  289. By Carol on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    JET FAN 64 TOM You are not even a real Jets fan you are just an old bitter grouch who thinks he knows everything about football. In fact the more you write the more we know how clueless you are . Why don’t you just leave this site for the real fans not the closet Patriots fan that you really are. Why don’t you first try and educate yourself about the game before posting your dribble. You sound like a 7 year old that just watched his first football game. You don’t even live in NY how can you call yourself a fan ? JUST LEAVE you old fool !!! YOU KNOW NOTHING ABOUT HOW THE GAME IS REALLY PLAYED You just make up things as you go along

  290. By Jim on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    I’m a Bronco fan who will now watch the Jets too.

  291. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    For those who are critical of Tebow, I don’t care if he moonwalks or plays hop-scotch when the ball is snapped to him. There are only two things that matter to the fans; does he win and two, is he entertaining? There is a resounding yes on both accounts. I miss him here in CO. Stupid, stupid move to let him go. He takes a horrid 3-15 team without him and goes 10-6 with, including 2 playoff games. What person with any sense at all, takes a Heisman Trophy winning, All-American, national champion QB and trades away the NFL’s top reciever, Brandon Lloyd and the Bronco’s 2nd best receiver, Brandon Marshall and expects him to win. They undermined him every step of the way but couldn’t keep him down.

  292. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    I, as of now, am a FORMER Bronco fan and will be getting myself a Jet jersey now.

  293. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Two days in, wayne, the New York papers are already filled with talk, including from Jenkins, about how the Jets know not what they do or, rather, have done in getting Tebow. But here’s the quote from an article in the Post that interests me most, especially in its utter predictability: “The players fear the worst could come this fall with a divided locker room, Sanchez sapped of confidence and Tebow playing a bigger role despite being a lesser passer. It is difficult to find anyone outside of general manager Mike Tannenbaum and coach Rex Ryan who feels optimistic about this move.” Exactly what I suspected, of course, and exactly why those two must go ASAP.

  294. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    I was thinking, not of a super bow here in Denver, but a dynasty. Now we got this old guy in for a year or two who has only won a single playoff game since 2006. Bummer.

  295. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    I understand things can’t get a whole lot worse in the Jet’s locker room. Tebow sure can’t hurt things there.

  296. By cmoncraig on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    JET FANS must buy their tickets before the “Tebow fans” get to them, or it will be a mess
    We have to have Plax back. If we were going to get him for one year, we have to try a second. It took Vick a whole season and off-season to get his step back. Plax was one of the reasons why our red-zone O was so much better last season. Although, I still miss Edwards and Cotchery.
    Mark Sanchez can get us there. Lets block and get open this year.

  297. By Mike V on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    The Jets problem is the Patriots, and Tebow offers nothing to help that match up. If the Jets can’t beat the New England and win the AFC East they won’t get any home playoff games – and no home playoff games (usually) means no Super Bowl. PLus you always have a potential rubber game with the Pats in the playoffs. The type of offense the Pats run is Tebow Kryptonite! By the time Tebow gets around to scoring the game is over! Tebow had two starts against the Pats last year – anyone remember how they turned out? VERY BADLY! Pats won both – 45 to 10 (in the playoffs) and 41 to 23 (week 15)! This is a pathetic move by a franchise more interested in headlines than championships.

  298. By joe on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    LET me remind some the ONLY THING THAT MATTERS IN THE NFL IS WINNING THE SUPER BOWL thats it .As i posted earlyier theres many a qb that has won division titles ,confrence titles ,playoff games ect WITHOUT WINNING THE SUPERBOWL.The last time i checked TEBOW HASNT WON A SUPERBOWL. Logic dictates John Elways resume MAKES HIM MORE QUALIFYED THAN ANY FAN ON THIS FORUM TO EVALUATE A PLATER and we all know what ELWAY THOUGHT OF TEBOWS ABILITY TO QB A TEAM.

  299. By joe on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    ps in the words of the late STEELER GREAT (INTRO TO WON A SHOW ILLUSTRATING GREAT FOOTBALL TEAMS ON THE NFL NETWORK )There are 2 kinds of football teams nobody ever remembers THOSE TEAM THAT NEVER WON A SUPERBOWL AND THOSE TEAMS THAT ONLY WON ONE SUPERBOWL..You cant put it ant better that DWIGHT DID.

  300. By joe on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply


  301. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    So, Elway knows football? No doubt he knew how to be a pocket passer back in the 1980s and 1990s. He’s been selling cars up ’til a year and a half ago. Let’s look at his decisions. His keen football instincts brought the pocket passing Broncos to 3-15 over a 2 two year period and got rid of the top receivers. Genius, indeed. The fan’s choice, “Tebow”, brought them to 10-6 and into the playoffs which haven’t been in Denver for years and years, despite having one of the sorriest supporting casts in football. So much for Elway “knowing football.” He knows a lot about football but can’t see the forest for the trees.

  302. By joe on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply


  303. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Sorry, FL.PETE, I fumbled the metaphor — what I was really thinking was that your Tebow talk sounds like something a Parrothead would dream up (I love that moniker, which was coined by my main man, ex-Poco and current Eagles bassist Timmy Schmit) while wasting away in Margaritaville!

  304. By GARYC on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Not a proponent of Tebow’s football ability and am not a big religious person myself,but their is more scrutiny about his beliefs then guys in this league who tote firearms.anything that will help to serve the anti-disruptive factor that the jets had at end of season is all right with me.I still see the jets signing some under the radar guys to help with some depth.

  305. By GARYC on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Carol,you are really taking JetFanTom to the fire,but here is one of the few times I will stick up with him.I left New York also for a better place,less expensive,you do not lose allegiance as a fan.I never jumped to the colts even when they won super bowl.And I know JetFanTom,Myself,and others would never attend a GIANT PARADE.

  306. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Cimini sure hits it out of the park with this one: “Let’s do some number crunching: The Jets had to cough up $2.5 million to close the Tebow deal and they ate a $500,000 signing bonus with Drew Stanton, who lasted a week on the roster. With that $3 million, they could’ve made a strong play for free-agent WR Mario Manningham, who received $3.55 million in total first-year compensation from the 49ers. He would’ve filled a huge need.”

  307. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Ah, why must I always explain, as Van Morrison once sang. Let me put you straight, Carol: I played organized football practically before Rex was born, and before Shea was built. I was at just about every Jet game ever played at Shea. I’m probably as qualified as anyone on this site to work for the Jets at a high level and by the way, sure I like the Pats, I like every old AFL team. (Do you know what the AFL was?) But I don’t like the Pats the way I love the Jets and right now, the Pats and the way they run their org are making us look sick. If I was to wallow in the mud with you, I’d say why don’t YOU go root for some other team? Uninformed, ignorant “fans” like you who do nothing but hurl insults only reduce the Jets’ chances for success.

  308. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    And hey Carol (and Randy), what’s with this agist stuff? I look up to the guys on this site who say they saw the Titans at the Polo Grounds, which I never did, just as much as I admire the young fans who grew up on the modern NFL. (Sure wish I could say that last about our HC.) Well, you just better not come inside with that weak stuff at any sports bar out here, as I’m pretty sure I’m on safe ground when I say all the female Jet fans I know are probably older than you and look half your age, we take that look young/think young/feel young stuff seriously out here in SoCal. I recall your NYC depression well “but I was so much older then, I’m younger than that now.” Maybe one day you’ll drop Rex’s 1940s view of O and grow younger yourself.

  309. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    It’s like Al Davis said, “Just win, baby.”

  310. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    Wiser folks than you, Carol, have said “The world’s a mystery if you don’t read history,” so here’s one more thing for you: On the afternoon of the great New York City power blackout of 1965, guess what I was doing? Playing football. QB, in fact. Throwing long, as it happens. Accurately, too. It’d be fun to hear what you were doing at that moment, Ira, scjoe, GaryC, Spicer, uncle joe, and all the others who were in Fun City back in those days. On the up side, at least Joe was starting by then…

  311. By scjoe on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    FL.PETE, First of all, “we” here on this site don’t make “decisions” we only offer opinions, like you do. So, are you saying that all of our “opinions” make no sense, but yours does? Are you also saying that because our “opinions” differ from your “opinions” we are terrible fans? Just trying to clear that up and make some kind of sense out of it. You also talk about the accuracy of Tim Tebow but in reality he had a 46% completion percentage, worse in the league.

  312. By MIKE on Mar 25, 2012 | Reply

    JOE, I think anyone who has a decent football head on there shoulders would agree with you that the 2 QB system will not win any superbowls. But unfortunately there are not too many all pro QB’s out there so we are stuck with MS and TT. Most Jets fans who are excited about this are just being optimistic.Anyone can clearly see that if Jets don’t make playoff’s next year than Mr. T and Rex are out next year. I really wish Woody would bring someone in who can evaluate talent better.

  313. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Here’s a frank post from the NFL site: “Under the veneer of showy religiosity, Tebow’s ego is as big as any NFL player’s. It’s just somehow holier because he’s such a publicity-hungry Christian. He’s never going to settle for being the part-time 2nd string quarterback. The Tebow hype machine is going to eat Sanchez alive, deservedly or not. Maybe all the Jets powers-that-be want is money and ratings. They’re certainly not winning any championships with this joke of a plan. The Giants can rest easy.” The same story has Simms and Montana dismissing the 2-QB idea and there’s Rex, upping his joke status by talking about the Wildcat like it’s brand new and saying TT might get up to 20 snaps a game. It’s the REAL Pats fans who love this, Carol!

  314. By Bitter Jet Fan on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    First game was in ’64. Have had season tix since ’76. We all know the type of grief we have suffered during the last 43 years, especially the last 4. But what has happened since the initial pursuit of Nnamdi, is above and beyond. So many moves have been headscratchers. And this latest move has crushed me. Not because of the player, but because of the inevitable circus that will follow. The chances of this move working out are incredibly slim. Cap money has been wasted due to impatience. Money that has been guaranteed, is rewarding mediocrity (and that is being kind). I keep hoping that I’m going to wake up from this nightmare that started the day the walkout ended. I’m raising the white flag. I can’t do it anymore. No more season tickets.

  315. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    With a rare Sunday off, I had time to obsess on the Jets more than usual. So I ask you to consider: After months of “Mark’s the starter,” NOW Mr T says if “Mark” suffers a few 3 and outs, he might be pulled for Tebow. Rex says he’ll use TT at positions other than QB. And meanwhile we sign a few scrub FAs and don’t address at least 6 or 7 trouble spots in our starting lineup. Does this sound to anyone but the most unhinged dreamer like a smart response to our problems of last season and to the the constant improvement of the Pats and Giants? And while I don’t fall for folks who speak with forked tongue, I gotta wonder how Jet players feel about playing for ‘em. Mara’s David Carr crack is the funniest line to come out of this mess so far.

  316. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Also VERY interesting to me that Rex felt it was necessary to tell the press that getting Tebow was Mr T’s idea. Needless to say, Rex has made no such comment about anyone the Jets have picked up by any means to date, and such comments are almost never made by NFL HC’s. In fact, I can’t remember the last time a HC made a statement like that, other than when upon quitting his job and even then it’s rare. I’ve heard enough CYA in big business to know it when I hear it, though, and that’s what this sounds like to me…

  317. By uncle joe on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Randy, did this Radar get the record for comments yet?

  318. By kw65fan on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Great comeback by giant owner…showing what amockry this whole thing is with Tebow…and besides no one from management will be there as they are all in sunny florida for meetings. giant owner asked about the news conference with Tebow and he says…”we are having one too for our 2nd string QB David Carr on Monday too”…

    This is becoming nothing but a fiasco….Can’t wait till season starts…going to be a ongoing soap opera in that clubhouse…

  319. By Carol on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    JET FAN 64 You don’t know the first thing about football. You think you are the oracle of the Jets… well I will refer you to the Patriots website were you really belong. Just who would you want for QB if you had your choice? Brady ? Thats what I fiquered HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WATCHING FOOTBALL ??? The way you write it sounds like you saw your first game yesterday. Why don’t you put on your Brady jersey and watch golf untile you learn the game of american football and some one slowly explains to you what a QB does? Do you even know Tebows statistics in college ?? Why not look them up first before you try and quote someone else. I looked that article up and of coarse you got it wrong AGAIN!!!

  320. By Carol on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    JET FAN 64 So you played football in a black out in “65 what is that supposed to mean ? Lights or no lights you probably cuoldn’t hit the side of a barn from 30′ if in fact you ever did play and by your posts I seriously doubt it. You claim to have played and watched the sport all these years than how is it possuble THAT YOU KNOW ABSOLUTLEY NOTHING ABOUT THE GAME. You are totally ignorant yet you act like the greatest football fan in history !!! And as far as looks lets not get personel here but when was the last time YOU looked down and saw your feet ? Stay in LA LA land and leave the real fans alone here in the real world we are the real fans here that don’t have to MAKE THINGS UP to sound cool

  321. By Carol on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    JET FAN 64 There must be something in the water out there in LA LA land that makes you think you are an expert on anything. Everything you say is always wrong or made up or you twisted it. Why don’t you just admit that you are a Patriots fan that knows not even the simple basics of football ?? Why don.t you at least try and educate yourself about something before you write 200 words on it. If you learned anything at all about football you don’t understand what you learned yet. Watch ping -pong you might have a clue how that game is played if you try real hard !!!!!

  322. By FL.PETE on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Jet Fan Tom, Im sure you wouldn’t understand what i said in my blog from you margaritaville world. But the reality is that your constant negativity towards the team is the primary reason behind the Same Old Jet Phase… It is your generation that started this ritual correct…? Im not here to bash anyone deliberately but it would be nice to here some positive reinforcement from time to time, instead of constant negativity… We are such Great Fans Til your coveted Belichek didnt even want the job remember…

  323. By FL.PETE on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    scjoe, you are right in terms of me wanting my opinion to be heard. The difference is that its not going against the decisions that are made by the Jets Organization. Ima coach myself and the last thing you want is negativity from players or fans of organization as it only promotes negative energy… Belichek didnt get as much heat when he brought in Haynseworth & Ochocinco, no People were more optimistic for that move. As for the 46%, you have to be more than a boxscore fan to understand this one. Add in the number of drops he had by receivers and im sure it would be well over 55%. Sure this is not great but it all ties in together.. Thats why i said go to youtube and watch for youself and you will see the progress within Tebow.

  324. By Allan O'Dane on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    This has turned into every TRUE jet fan worst nightmare. Just when we thought the catch phrase “Same Ol’ Jets” was going away….This circus started and now we have become offically the laughing stock of the NFL. When you have Team owners…Networks…sport ICONS…making jokes about you it’s embrassing! The NYJ could have made this move a good one IF they would have quietly addressed their needs. Getting a veteran RT and pulling off a trade that the eagles did for D.Ryans and the signing of Landry. At least TRUE jet fans would see that and say “Ok…we filled those needs..lets go and draft players to make an instant impact”….But Instead we bring in Tebow and created this media circus. You gave a Back-up QB a private jet plane to come in?

  325. By FL.PETE on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Moral of the Story, Carolina is building their offense around Cam’s strengths, NE did with Brady, IND did with Manning, NO did with Breeze, WSH will do with RG3, so why not do this with Tebow… I really was not a Tebow Fan before i watched the highlight/lowlights from last season, however i saw that ITFACTOR that everyone speaks of in the kid that i have never saw in Sanchez.. His run presence really affects the way the other teams play defense which is something to build around…

  326. By Allan O'Dane on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    You gave a Back-up QB a news conference?…what does this say about our star players on the team right now? did they get this kind of treatment? Only Mike T can make something so simple ruin an organzation from the inside out. Think about this for a moment. I like tebow..I think he can add something to the offense…but what can he do or GQ without a solid O-line?….Why mess with GQ’s mental make-up when it’s already fragile as it is? ..What Mike T. did to Drew Stanton was wrong….whether stanton was a scrub or not. You don’t make a man a promise and then go back on your word. And you better believe other players around the league take notice to that type of business.

  327. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Since Manning came to Denver and had is own media circus, things have died down. Manning is just a passer and not much else. Boring. Tebow brought fascination and pageantry that Manning never could. The odds of Manning bringing the sad-sack Broncos to the SB in the next couple years is just about zero. You think Tannenbaum made a big mistake? We in CO thought Elway made one big heck of a mistake by letting the future go.

  328. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    FLPete. You sure have that straight. As mentioned earlier, Elway unloaded the two best receivers. Other than Eddie Royal, who is now gone, if the blocking broke down, the remaining receivers were wont to stand around navel-gazing. I do wonder what Tebow’s pct. would have been with competent receivers. I’ll have to check that out today.

  329. By Carol on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    JET FAN 64 Lets get real here, you act like you were there the day the invented the game yet it is obvious you know NOTHING about football. Do you even know what the role of the QB is ? Do you even know what a tackle is ? COME ON I KNEW THAT WHEN I WAS 8 YEARS OLD, YOUR LIKE NINETY AND YOU DON”T EVEN KNOW WHAT A SPREAD FORMATION IS !!!! YOU ARE CLUELESS ABOUT THIS GAME !! It’s bad enought we have to read your long winded idiotic opinions but than to have to read your FAKED stats and misquotes is to much. Virtually everything you say is WRONG one way or the other. So put on your Brady jersey and go look for some more obscure or non existent articles that you can misquote and misinform everyone here with

  330. By Allan O'Dane on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    So all this anger should be placed in one direction. At the NJY FRONT OFFICE! Instead of drafting well for our present and future, Instead of improving from within…they let go of players that have become standouts for other teams. Or have done the opposite..ruin a young mans career by not placing him in the right situations and playing yo-yo games with him. If this team implodes from within you know who to blame..if our QBs get killed because we didn’t upgrade the O-line you know who to blame…if we can’t get to the QB in a playoff game, you know who to blame…And then and only then will you see the light and Demand Mike T and Rex be removed and we get people who truly know how to run a First Class FOOTBALL ORGANZATION.

  331. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    kw65fan – The Giants owner is probably a little nervous about the Jets getting publicity. Tebow brings plenty of that. Is anyone outside NY talking about Sanchez. Only Jets fans. The fact that Giants will now have to share the spotlight is a real downer to him, no doubt. Wait ’til u see Tebow kicking his boy’s butts. Then we’ll see what he’s got to say. Check out Tebow’s stats with an identical team record it’s prior year. Manning went 1-6 his first season. Tebow went 2-1, doubling Manning’s first year wins in only 3 games.

  332. By Carol on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    JET FAN 64 You said in one of your long winded posts ( by the way did you ever hear of an English class ? It might benifit you ) that you had a rare Sunday off out there in LA LA land ( the home of the phonies ) Time off from what ? Making things up ? Inventing stats ? Dreaming up stories about what you did in some dumb blackout ? Get real you have been drinking the LA LA land water to long why don’t you take a “rare Sunday ” off and try and learn some basics about football instead ??? Then maybe you can post something that makes some kind of sense to people other than yourself and a few other left coast wannabe Jet fans who have been also drinking the water to long!!!!

  333. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Please, oh please send Tebow back to CO. We’ll give the Jets Peyton Manning, John Fox and John Elway. We’ll even throw in the entire receiving corps. We just want Tebow back.

  334. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Mike V – The Denver D giving up 41 and then 45 points isn’t Tebow’s fault. You’re right about only scoring 10 points the first game. That criticism is legit. However, a D’s got to be able to limit the other team to less than 23 points if they expect to win. Tebow got Denver 23. It doesn’t matter how many he scores if his Defense is going to be giving up 40 something points.

  335. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Joe, Tebow’s short career of 16 pro games has a 60% winning record, two of them playoffs. Elway’s over an entire career is 55%. To expect a guy to win the SB with only 14 regular season game’s experience is pure fantasy. To bring a 1-4 two games into the playoffs is impressive by any standard. I’m sure you know that.

  336. By Carol on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    JET FAN 64 You like to post quotes ( of coarse you never say by who, because you make them up on your “rare Sunday ” off ) Here is a quote for you “fools rush in when wise men hesitate ” You rush in with your LONG WINDED posts when you have know idea what you are talking about,while the rest of us try and learn the sport first. You talk about Sports Bars out in Coolaidville I can imagine they are filled by a bunch of Cailf. phonies, wearing pink shirts and drinking Shirley Temples and acting like the are big tough REAL NORTHEAST football fans .Southern Calif. is full of wannabe football fans that don’t have a clue how the game is played just like you

  337. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Joe, You and the “Steeler great”, whoever that may be, are dead wrong. He doesn’t remember the ’85 Bears, the standard which all defenses are measured up to today? No “Steel Curtain” ever put up the stats they did. What about the StL Rams and MVP Curt Warner? Doesn’t remember them? Or, how about the NO Saints? Really? Anyone who doesn’t remember these teams is either too young to remember them or not a football fan. This “Steeler great” must have dementia or engaging in a little self promotion? Ya think?

  338. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Hey Joe, Don’t want Tebow? Send him back. We’d love it. BTW, we wouldn’t want Sanchez. U can keep him.

  339. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Jets Fan Since ’64 – You would pass on a versatile, affable, athletic, loyal, popular sensational and multidimensional young man like Tebow to get a single dimensional guy like Manningham? Really? Then u want ur football knowledge to be respected???

  340. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Carol, the amount of pure hatred and stupidity of your posts today certainly sets a record for the many yrs I’ve been on this site. I’m frankly surprised Randy printed it, since it’s all personal attack. Nowhere do you say anything about football nor show any understanding of it, you just trash everything personal about me that you can. This can only mean you haven’t watched, coached, and played football since 1962 or so as I did when I was barely an infant, so why waste time on you? FL.PETE, I haven’t seen your name on this site until yesterday, so it’s understandable you’ve never seen any of the positive posts (or correct predictions) that I’ve made. What’s negative in my view is rationalizing failure and refusing to take bold action.

  341. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    So, Jets Fan Since 64 Tom, you think bashing Tebow for his Christianity proves something? Precisely what would that be? Real classy.

  342. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    And just for the record, Carol, I’m younger than you think, since I started playing football much younger than most. But I still lift 3X a wk, swim in the ocean, run through the Malibu canyons, and I also happen to teach part-time at 3 universities, so I can tell you that good writing begins with using a period at the end of a sentence. And oh yeah, though I run my own business and consult to many others, during the NFL season I turn down all work on Sunday, Monday night, and Thursday night. That’s why I know the history of this game and can speak coherently about it rather than wallowing in personal insults. As for stats, Tebow’s are hugely pathetic and “he beat” a PIT team missing 5 starters. Enjoy your further talking without thinking.

  343. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Carol, I just saw your last post and it’s the one that leads me to suggest that you seek treatment for any number of easily recognizable disorders, perhaps most obviously ADHD. Your frail grasp on the big picture extends to a truly hallucinatory inabilty to retain facts or maybe you’re reading at levels well below those of most others on this site. I always quote sources, whether they’re musicians, sportswriters, or athletes, as I had to do when I was a journalist. As for your truly discriminatory (really more like Nazi-esque) hatred of people you don’t know and have never met, try going to an L.A sports bar before “imagining” what they’re like. You might meet some pretty tough USC fans, which by the way is the school our #1 QB comes from.

  344. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    And by the way, Carol, that’s “no idea,” not “know idea.” Medicine Bow, it’s always nice to see new Jet fans on the site but it’s nicer when they give a damn about the team winning instead of all this extraneous stuff. Anyone who’d rather have Tim Tebow on this edition of the Jets instead of Mario Manningham isn’t too concerned with this team but then, I could tell you were mostly another pro-Tebow booster from your first post. And sorry to introduce you to the adult world, but Christians can be just as megalomaniacal and hypocritical as anyone else, as was that poster’s pt on the NFL site. I suggest you start reading up on the history of the Catholic Church starting around, oh, maybe the time of the Spanish Inquisition…

  345. By Allan O'Dane on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Just saw the news conference with Tebow. I have to admit…this young man is on the right path. I just hope the temptations of NYC don’t get to him and then something comes out and the media destroys this young man. Back to football, I hope that this is not a media stunt for PSL’s because if it is I have lost respect for Mr.Johnson. While all this Hoop-la is going on we are missing out on the FA that are left that could help this team out. Don’t know if anyone wants to sign now with NYJ because they see Mike T. is a liar a man that can’t be trusted. And players just like us fans are going to watch what happens this season, and if things go south…Heads will roll…Mike T and Rex will be gone and take Mike Pettine with you…

  346. By Mike V on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Medicine Bow Co – The whole point of “Tebow Football” (AKA the Single Wing) is to move the ball and control the clock on offense to give your opponent less possessions, keep you defense somewhat fresh, and keep the score low to have a chance at the end. Both Pats/Broncos games were over by halftime (scores at the half were 27-16 & 35-7), the Pats don’t wait for you to catch up – they play their style of football no matter what the score is; they are relentless. Tebow offers nothing at all to help us counter their style of play. As I said before, Patriot football is Tebow Kryptonite. And TT can’t pass to boot! He really doesn’t offer us much in the two games we have to win in the regular season. It’s just another PR stunt to grab headlines.

  347. By joe on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Medecine BOW to compare the STEELERS OF THE 70S TO THE BEARS IS A JOKE AND THE NFL NETWORK ITSELF SAID SO.The STEELERS HAD MORE ALL PROS MORE HALL OF FAMERS WON 3 MORE SUPER BOWLS ANS WERE MORE DOMINANYT FOR A MUCH LONGER PERIOD OF TIME THE BEARS D could win but 1 SB.Every member of the STEELERS D at one time r another made the pro bowl In 76 8 of the starting 11 made the pro bowl (including all 3 linebackers WHO HAD 25 PRO BOWL APPEARANCES BETWEEN THEM .)

  348. By joe on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Medecine bow you fotgot to list the number of SUPER bowl Rings Tebow has. There is not a football authority in the country who would EVEN TRY TO COMPARE TEBOWS quarterbacking ability WITH THAT OF P MANNINGS (its beyond a joke )Tebow had a great college career and appears to be a wonderful person BUT the only thing that matters in the NFL IS WINNING THE SB.History dictates to do so today a quarterback MUST HAVE A SKILL SET FAR GREATER THAT WHAT TEBOW OFFERS .

  349. By joe on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Mike the problem on this team stems from all the failed draft choices .If you look at the PATS ,STEELERS GIANTS SAINTS PACK they make their draft choices (ESP AT QB )count and almost NEVER BOTHER with the high priced FA.A secondary problem here (FRANCESS ADDRESSED THIS )IS THE TERRIBLE UPPER LEVEL MANAGEMENT OF THE TEAM HENCE THE TEBOW SITUATION.

  350. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Thanks for the real football talk, Mike V and joe, the site has been sick with this rapturous Tebow junk for days now and I for one can’t wait to see the end of it. Yeah, Mike V, that was scjoe’s pt, too, about the game in which Peyton beat the feared MIA Wildcat with 15 mins on the field. And of course a lot of us have saying for yrs now that until we can compete with high-powered O’s like NE’s that just pile it on until the game’s out of reach (by contrast, we have a HC who yells at Greene for scoring a game-winning TD), we’re going nowhere. Great job on the Steelers thing, joe, this Medicine Bow dude seems to have watched a lot more of Tebow’s lousy play on DEN than he watched the NFL in the ’70s.

  351. By joe on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply


  352. By joe on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    pS Med BOW if you check out SUPER BOWL 13 in particular WHEN PITTS BEAT DALLAS you will find more PRO BOWLERS AND HOFS (between the 2 teams)going at it than any single game in NFL HISTORY .( THATS A FAR CRY FROM DOMINATING grogan and the 85 Pats )

  353. By joe on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Jet fan since 64 TOM LOL where did these people come from .Tom its like we all have had 40 years of misery and now we got to deal with this .Tom you and i both know playing in NY is NOTHING LIKE DENVER AND FLA .When it goes bad (and it will go bad )EVERYTHING WILL BE AMPLIFYED LIKE NOTHING THEY HAVE EVER SEEN..

  354. By scjoe on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Medicine Bow Co. It is not about popularity, publicity, adoring any one particular player, religion or how stand up of a guy Tim Tebow may be.No one here would argue that point with you. It is about filling needs on your ball club during the off season in the best manner that you can. We, as Jet fans here know exactly what those needs are and one of them is definitely not a running QB with a 46% completion percentage. We all offer opinions and no one, and I mean NO ONE can say at this point if this move helps to improve the NY Jets. In my “opinion” it will not. We will find out after the 2012 season has ended, not before.

  355. By Geronimo on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Living in TX but on the Jet/Tebow bandwagon.

  356. By joe on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply


  357. By Mike V on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Hey Jet Fan Since ’64 Tom – the bit about Rex yelling at Shonn Greene was really, really funny… and unfortunately true. I just don’t see where all this faith in Tebow comes from. The guy really can’t throw at all and has turned the ball over 15 times in the 23 games he’s played in. And as far as a clutch player – anybody remember week 17 vs the Chiefs? Win and you’re in? TT turned it over twice, had less than 100 yards total offense, and final score was Broncos 3 Chiefs 7! That’s football? I watched TT’s press conference today and it is obvious that he is clueless about what he has gotten himself into. I guess Woody, Rex, and Mike T didn’t show up so they wouldn’t have to explain what they think they are doing.

  358. By joe on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Mike great points. Today was the first time in history that a backup qb HAD a press conf.This move alone will fracture a team .The Jets could care less if it destroys the team because PRESS CONFRENCES FACILITATE MADISON AVENUE ADVERTISING FRENZYS .

  359. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Thanks, Mike V, you probably also got a kick out of that moment in the Giants game, I think it was, when Sanchez rushed over to Greene on the sideline to say something urgently scolding and Greene nodded obediently and then, the second MS was gone, made the funniest “Whatever!” face I’ve ever seen. Guys, there’s a kind of magical thinking going on with some of these Tebow fans which is fine for them but like scjoe says, we haven’t done much of anything to address all kinds of holes we have in the lineup — and no, 6th and 7th round picks won’t do it in one yr. But as you know, for some “fan” is short for “fanatic.” I stopped falling for this kind of hype decades ago, I just wanna see a smart, aggressive Jet org that plays to win big.

  360. By scjoe on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Fl Pete.. You say your opinions are in line with the decisions made by the NY Jets FO. My question to you is “where is it written that those decisions are necessarily the right decisions?” As a long time Jet fan I have seen FO administrators come and go, a multitude of times,what I have not seen in more then 40 years is a trip to the SB, so, their track record is not very good, is it? The fact that the current administration made this decision to bring in another QB with all the other glaring needs the club has, to me, sounds like a risky decision. The decision the Pats made to bring in Haynsworth and Ocho Cinco pales in comparison.That is based solely on who Tim Tebow is.

  361. By scjoe on Mar 26, 2012 | Reply

    Also Fl Pete. I too played, and coached the game at the youth level. Although I would agree with you that creating negativity at the team level is something you want to avoid, I have to disagree with you about creating or just merely being negativity at the fan level would be any distraction what so ever. This FO, or any FO for that matter, although saying what is politically correct, could care less about negativity at the fan level. As for the accuracy issue of TT? Regardless of the WR drops (which ALL QBs have to deal with) he HAS accuracy issues! I have watched Sanchez the past 3 seasons deal with his own accuracy issues and it has not been pleasant.

  362. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 27, 2012 | Reply

    Tom – Having lived in NJ, I haven’t cheered much for anything in NY. Seems you haven’t had a lot to cheer about either. You say I don’t want the Jets to win because I think Tebow to be a far better addition than Manningham. Really? I see another shining posts of yours which trashes Tebow for his religious views. Is that the kind of person you are? If you want to talk religion, I’d be glad to talk religion but it was my impression that this site was for talking football, not trashing people for their religious views.

  363. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 27, 2012 | Reply

    Well said, scjoe. However, let’s get real. The NFL is primarily a business. Is Tebow going to generate income? You betcha. People like me will be watching them on TV, buying jerseys, and simply discussing. Look at this thread. I saw Tebow on O’Reilly and Hannity tonight. Didn’t see anyone from any other team. No Giants on TV tonight. He’s the talk of the town. Give thanks that he accepted the Jets’ offer. He could be the talk of someone else’s town. Like it or not, delude yourself or not, NFL football is a pleasant distraction. We couldn’t disagree more about the future impact of Tebow but we’ll all know in January. I think you’ll be eating crow then…but I very much look forward to finding out

  364. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 27, 2012 | Reply

    Joe – I do believe my comments regarded the 85-86 Bears. You’re right about the multiple SB wins. Granted. But my observations regarded that defense; not that of another time or season. The NFL network? Is this the same “Steelers great” expert who said no one remembers the Bears, Rams and Saints SB teams? I saw all these defenses you speak of…all of them. NONE of them was so dominant, so punishing and (other than on a single mid-season game one night in Miami), crushed everything in its path…not just defeat them. The metioric rise of the Monsters of the Midway defense had 3 guys who have already made the HOF. Help me out here. You said Pitt had 4 HOF players on one of their teams. Which year was that?

  365. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 27, 2012 | Reply

    Mike V – You say you don’t know where all this faith in Tebow comes from. Let’s start with him being a Heisman Trophy winner, All-American and national champion. Then you see him win 60% of his games in his nearly 1st full season of play. You conveniently omit him taking a 3-15 to the playoffs going 10-6 in which he throws for 316 yds. in his first playoff game. Pretty good for a guy who “can’t throw.” See how many QBs who “made it in the NFL” have accomplished that feat with a pathetic team like the Broncos. Check it out and then tell me why one should not be extremely optomistic about his future. You cite the 46% completion rate. I saw the passing every week. He had a horrid receiving corps and it takes two to make a completion.

  366. By Medicine Bow CO on Mar 27, 2012 | Reply

    Joe – Thx for the info. I remember that game. It was a good game. Very competitive. Unfortunately for entertainment, the Bears so embarassed the teams you speak of that they never were games at all. Did ANY of the Steelers teams, ANY, ever hold the first 2 playoff opponents scoreless and 3 legitimate points to the SB opponent. (Bears allowed a TD when everyone was already celebrating and the contest was over and fans were heading for the field.) Did the Steelers do that EVER? No. Well I’d go on and on but I’m spending too much time on this site. Besides, as it pertains to Tebow, we pretty much keep saying the same things. All I can say is, “PLEASE SEND HIM BACK TO COLORADO AND TAKE ELWAY AND FOX AWAY…FAR AWAY.

  367. By sal on Mar 27, 2012 | Reply

    I would like one day to get a list of Rex, must have to Woody moves, I bet are scott, cromartie, holmes, so far.. see where I’am going with this

  368. By befuddled TOM on Mar 27, 2012 | Reply

    Jason Campbell had a press conference as back-up to Palmer in Oakland

  369. By befuddled TOM on Mar 27, 2012 | Reply

    Nice Post Mike V. I also remember a guy called Michael Vick who couldn’t throw a lick and made his mark running his keista off. Atlanta didn’t even bother to try to get him a receiver.

  370. By joe on Mar 27, 2012 | Reply

    MED Bow LAMBERT HAM GREENE AND BLOUNT all played on the same DEFENCE .All ARE IN THE HOF .ALL were just voted to the TOP 100 LIST OF GREATEST NFL PLAYERS EVER. (YOUR VERY SAME BEAR TEAM HAD 1 PLATER VOTED )If you were to compare PLAYER FOR PLAYER( 85 BEARS verses 70s D) 2 BEAR PLAYERS Hampton ,Dent could have started for PITTSBURGH thats it .The BEARS dominated for one year against EXTREMELY POOR OPPOSITION (THE TEAMS THEY DOMINATED NAMLEY THE PATS AND RAMS WERE TERRIBLE ) HENCE THEIR 1 SB WIN .The Steelers DOMINATED AN ENTIRE DECADE against some of the greatest teams in NFL HISTORY.

  371. By joe on Mar 27, 2012 | Reply

    Ps Med Bow its 4 hof on one DEFENCE and COUNTING SPECIFICALLY LC GREENWOOD AND DONNIE SHEEL reach the nomination finals every year .If you were to compare TOTAL PRO BOWL A APPEANCES over a players entire career the 70 STEELERS WOULD PROABLY 4X THE ENTIRE BEAR .Up front GREENE HOLMES WHITE GREENWOOD APPROX 20 PRO BOWLS LAMBERT HAM RUSSELL 25 PRO BOWLS SECONDARY BLOUNT WAGNER THOMAS SHELL 16 PRO BOWLS.DO THE MATH .Google their names(and you will see the pro bowl appearances ) the Bears 46 was a skeme defences that dominated bad teams for 1 year the 70 STEELERS was greatest collection of talent every assembled on a football field that dominated the best teams in hist for a decade

  372. By cmoncraig on Mar 27, 2012 | Reply

    Medicine Bow CO,
    Watching the Denver Broncos play last year was like watching grass grow. As a jet fan I am sick of having 3 heart attacks every week. By the way, Tim Tebow will never be the starter.

  373. By joe on Mar 27, 2012 | Reply

    Craig FORGET TEYING TO TELL THESE PEOPLE HES NOT A STARTER iam trying to convince them hes not better than Payton LOLLOL .Were talking about a qb that won a single playoff game and finished last season with a QB RATING OF UNDER 75. HIS FAITHFUL ARE TRYING TO TURN the JET WEBSITE INTO A SHRINE for a BACKUP QB .Tebow iam sure is a great gentleman BUT HIS FANS REALLY SHOULD REALIZE HES IN NY FOR HIS MARKETING POTENTIAL NOT HIS ABILITY TO QB THE JETS TO A SB WINNER.

  374. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 28, 2012 | Reply

    Medicine Bow, you think anybody who doesn’t anoint TT the next Unitas is down with Pontius Pilate. Actually I’m down with Jesus and he would’ve pegged TT as the obnoxious, publicly religious narcissist that he is, go read Matthew and the Sermon on the Mount for proof of that. Judging by your foolish mentioning of the ’85 Bears in the same universe as the ’70s Steelers, I’ll bet you slept all Sunday in your youth and missed church AND football. And QBs rarely win games all by themselves, though elite ones have done it. TT put 18 pts on the board p/game, couldn’t win DEN into the playoffs vs KC, and as Spicer says crumbled in the clutch. He’s an overrated fraud as a QB and maybe as a role model too. I wish him well, though — on another team.

  375. By joe on Mar 29, 2012 | Reply

    Tom Jet FAN SINCE 64 fantastic post..Tom logically with TEBOW connection to the state of FLORIDA wouldnt you think he would have REQUESTED TO GO TO JACKSONVILLE INSTEAD OF THE JETS.(LOL FOR SOME STRANGE REASON HES HERE INSTEAD.)lol It couldnt be for tha ALMIGHTY DOLLAR ASPECT of playing in the ADVERTISING MECCA OF THE WORLD

  376. By joe on Mar 29, 2012 | Reply


  377. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Mar 29, 2012 | Reply

    Thanks for your vehement but always FACT-FILLED POSTS, joe, I notice that people who’ve got nuthin’ in terms of facts always run like the Devil the other way from what you put in front of them. And that’s a very interesting point you make about how the allegedly pious, selfless Tebow somehow “CAN’T WAIT” to get to the Big Apple to hawk underwear, T-shirts, rosary beads, who knows what else. Reminds me of the old Tom Paxton song, “Jesus, you’re really the toast of Broadway…”

  378. By ROY23 on Mar 29, 2012 | Reply

    I wasn’t much of a Tebow fan watching him in collage (FLORIDA) Being a Seminole fan. At that level those kids are playing for their future-=leaving it all on the field… Now like i said wasn’t much of a Tebow fan But you have to give credid where credit is do. The young man was amazing as a freshman playing part time. won the Heisman as a sophmore not to mention two NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS. I STARTED THIS OFF BY STATING NOT MUCH OF A Tebow fan.. And i still am not. BUT I AM A FAN MAKE THAT LOYAL FAN OF THE NEW YORK JETS FIRST AND FORMOST- AND A FAN OF FOOTBALL SECOND–ALL YOU JETS FANS OUT THERE IT’S NOT THE END OF THE WORLD…. AND I KNOW A LOT OF YOU JETS LIFERS HAVE BEEN THROUGH AND SEEN WORST HEY PREPAIR FOR THE WORST & HOPE FOR BEST

  379. By sal on Mar 30, 2012 | Reply

    Whats perfect the man that started the Jets resurgence, is going to steal the spot light away from this media show any way…Thank You Coach Parcell’s!!

  380. By joe on Mar 30, 2012 | Reply

    Tom ,JET FAN SINCE 64 Iam sure the lord came to him ,wispered in his ear and said I THINK YOU SHOULD PLAY FOR REX RYAN NOT Jacksonville(That along with MILLIONS UPON MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN PRODUCT ENDORSEMENTS SEALED THE DEAL )

  381. By joe on Mar 30, 2012 | Reply

    Tom ,Jet FAN SINCE 64 Iam going on 51 an i have learned but one thing in life thats undisputable ,IT ALWAYS COMES DOWN TO THE MONEY.

  382. By joe on Mar 30, 2012 | Reply

    PS Which leads me to 2 quotes that SUM UP THE ENTIRE JET ORGANIZATION QUOTE 1 (MIKE T REGARDING PLAX) Plax comes by my office all the time we have INSIGHTFUL STIMULATING CONVERSATIONS. Reality ;Mike you have insightful ,stimulating conversations with a guy who just did years in jail for bringing an illegal handgun into a crowded nightclub and shooting himself in the foot.(the same guy who also didnt know who MAYOR BLOOMBERG WAS .OK

  383. By joe on Mar 30, 2012 | Reply

    QUOTE 2 (TIM TEBOW REGARDING REX RYAN )Ever since i saw Rex on HARDKNOXS I KNEW I WANTED TO PLAY FOR HIM.Reality ;Tim you being a man of deep Christian faith iam SURE IT WAS REXS LANGUAGE DURING THE COURSE OF HARD KNOCKS that made you want to play for him .(lol its thats kind of like an orthodox RABBI saying he came to NYto try ALL THE RIB JOINTS )

  384. By cmoncraig on Mar 31, 2012 | Reply

    Jet Fan Since ’64 Tom,
    You are the Ignatius Reilly of this site. (At least that is what i think about when I read your posts)

  385. By john ski on Apr 1, 2012 | Reply

    Hey Keith Baker, what I’m saying is that Tebow changes your style of offense unless you use him as a running back (which he doesn’t want to do) because we know he can’t throw a ball well at all. I know there’s gonna be whole load of Tebow jerseys out there, it’s inevitable. My comment is one of wishful thinking to get Woody to stop the madness.

  386. By joe on Apr 2, 2012 | Reply

    SKI not to mention the fact that TEBOWs offence must be practiced thus limiting the amount of practice reps for SANCHEZ .lol ANYONE that watched SANCHEZ play last year knows he wasnt exactly TOM BRADY out there and he needs as many reps in practice as possible

  387. By john ski on Apr 3, 2012 | Reply

    Another great point Joe. Shonn Greene too! So as a worst case scenario, if MS doesn’t respond well to the pressure, how long does the Tebow offense possibly last? And how long is our next “rebuilding” phase? Ooooh boy….

  388. By joe on Apr 7, 2012 | Reply

    SKI you and i both know the first time SANCHEZ MAKES A BAD DECISION WITH THE FOOTBALL (IN ALL ACTUALITY THE FIRST JET OFFENCIVE SERIES DURING THE FIRST GAME, THE MEADOWLANDS WILL START THE TEBOW TEBOW CHANT)That ground and pound nonsence worked 25 years ago when there actually shutdown defences TODAY ITS A PIPEDREAM.Anytime we play a team like TEAM BRADY OR TEAM BREES THE GAME WILL BE OVER ONCE THEIR UP BY MORE THAN 7.Ski NOTICE what happened in TEAM BRADYS rout of DENVER in the playoffs last year NE piled up the score and DENVERS run orientated offence was incapable OF MATCHING THEM.NE can score in 4 plays while DENVER NEEDS 9 MINUTES.

  389. By joe on Apr 7, 2012 | Reply

    PS SKI last week MIKE FRANCESS devoted a show on the WILDCAT .With BRAD SMITH RUNNING the Wildcat 2 YEARS AGO the FORMATION resulted in EXACTLY 13 FIRST DOWNS AND 3 TD THE ENTIRE YEAR. Francessa ABTLY POINTED OUT BREES MANNING BRADY ECT can generate more offence in 2 quarters than THE WILDCAT did all year for us in 09.Certain JET fans live in a FANTASYLAND (their in denial over the fact we have won nothing since 69)

  390. By john ski on Apr 8, 2012 | Reply

    That’s just it Joe, the Wildcat is either a gimmick or a tool for a quarterback who can’t throw very well and/or runs fantastically. With Tebow you know they wanna run the ‘Cat and you can put defenders in there specifically for it. Hence NE crushes them last year. Just think about what they had with Brad Smith… His wildcat averaged 9 yds a carry and he was a record setting QB at Missouri (think that was where). Oh, and he was at the top of the league in kickoff return yds; and he wasn’t worth $3mil?!! Seems to me if you’re looking to pull off all this craziness he’s the perfect player, and Tebow cost just as much and can do far less. I admire Sparano for figuring out Pennington’s arm needed help; our Jets/Sanchez don’t need this.

  391. By joe on Apr 9, 2012 | Reply

    Ski exactly no teams defence is going to totally shut down a BREES BRADY ECT .What are WE POSSIBLY GOING TO DO AGAINST the ELITE TEAMS ONCE WE DOWN BY 2TDS (LOL RUN THE WILDCAT )The elite teams avg 30 plus points a game in true JET (WE HAVENT WON ANYTHING SINCE 69 )FASHION were going to emply an offence that takes 9 minutes to score .Ski you hit the nail on the head in reference to THE DENVER VERSES NE PLAYOFF GAME .That game will be a carbon copy of the 2012 JETS verses an elite team running a modern offence.

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