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“A Virtual Certainty” That Tim Tebow Will Play With Jaguars In 2013

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that it’s “a virtual certainty” that Tim Tebow will play with the Jacksonville Jaguars next year. According to Mortensen, Jaguars owner Shad Khan still has interest in the former Florida Gator since neither Chad Henne or Blaine Gabbert have managed to live up to expectations. Jacksonville would reportedly hold an “open competition” for the starting quarterback position between Tebow, Gabbert, and Henne. The ...

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Jets Expected To Keep Mark Sanchez As Their No. 2 QB

Seth Walder of the New York Daily News reports that the Jets are expected to keep Mark Sanchez in place as their No. 2 quarterback behind Greg McElroy. This would be an obvious indication that the team doesn’t want Tim Tebow under center in any circumstance for the team’s final two games of the season. Tebow is reportedly prepared to ask for a trade or ...

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Report: Jets Expect To Have Tim Tebow Gone By March

Brian Costello of the New York Post reports that the Jets intend to trade or release QB Tim Tebow before the start of free agency which opens in March. Costello sources offer some very interesting details regarding the overall situation for the Jets. “Rex [Ryan] and Tony [Sparano] had no idea how to use [Tebow],” said Costello’s source. The source also mentioned that the ...

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NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 12/20

Bengals The Bengals kicker for Week 16 will end up being a game-time decision between Josh Brown and Mike Nugent. (Joe Reedy) Bills DB Leodis McKelvin has been placed on the injured/reserved list due to a groin injury. WR Donald Jones was placed on the non-football/illness list due to an unknown illness. (Buffalo News) LB Kirk Morrison has been re-signed by the team. ...

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Report: Jets Prepared To Trade QB Mark Sanchez

According to Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports, the Jets will have a total cap figure of $141 million next season and already need to shed $20 million off of that number. Cole adds that the Jets are in fact exploring trades for both Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow, but the idea of them adding potential free agent quarterback like Michael ...

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Jaguars A “Viable Landing Spot” For Tim Tebow?

ESPN’s Adam Schefter mentioned on Wednesday’s NFL Live that the Jacksonville Jaguars are “a viable landing spot” for Tim Tebow, per Evan Silva. Jaguars owner Shad Khan reportedly wanted to acquire Tebow back in March, but the team’s front office apparently felt different about the idea. Now that several reports have mentioned that Tebow is not willing to sit behind Greg McElroy as the team’s ...

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Tim Tebow Prepared To Ask For Trade Or Release?

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News confirms that Tebow is likely to request a trade or to be released if McElroy does in fact start the final two games of the season. Mehta adds that the Jets could release Tebow and only incur a “minimal” cap hit for doing so. Tebow’s set to make $2.6 million next season, so it seems likely ...

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Report: Jets Will Start Greg McElroy

Manish Mehta reports that he’s been informed that the Jets will in fact start Greg McElroy against the Chargers in Week 16. ————— Rich Cimini of ESPN reports that the Jets are currently “leaning toward” starting Greg McElroy against the Chargers in Week 16. The Jets have shown almost no interest in starting Tim Tebow and McElroy was able to help them pull out a win a ...

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NFL News & Rumors: Wednesday 12/5

Free Agents WR Chad Johnson mentioned that his arrest for domestic battery and obsession with self-promotion spelled the end for his NFL career. 49ers QB Alex Smith could be a trade option in the offseason. (NFLTR) WR Mario Manningham did not practice today due to a shoulder injury. (Matt Maiocco) Bears WR Earl Bennett unlikely to play week 14 due ...

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Tim Tebow To Backup Mark Sanchez Sunday

According to Jets head coach Rex Ryan, if healthy, quarterback Tim Tebow will serve as Mark Sanchez‘s backup this Sunday against the Chiefs, per Mike Garafolo. The Jets and Rex Ryan’s decision making continues to not make much sense as he said the decision of who would start this week’s game came down to Sanchez or Greg McElroy, but not ...

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Report: Jets Owner Prefers Greg McElroy Over Mark Sanchez

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports Jets owner Woody Johnson prefers Greg McElroy over Mark Sanchez for this weekend’s matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Mehta adds that GM Mike Tannenbaum and OC Tony Sparano are both in favor of keeping Sanchez under center, so it looks like Rex Ryan will ultimately be the one to decide who the start will be ...

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Jets Unwilling To Name Starting QB For Week 14

Jets head coach Rex Ryan told reporters that he is not prepared to name the team’s starting quarterback for Week 14 at this point in time. “I’m not ready to say. I want to talk to everybody to make sure I get a sense that I’m making right decision.” Ryan said, via Manish Mehta. Ryan and the Jets have quite the conundrum on ...

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Mark Sanchez Likely To Remain With Jets Beyond This Season

Gary Myers of the New York daily News believes that the Jets will maintain QB Mark Sanchez despite another disappointing season. With Sanchez set to make $8.25 million next year, Myers writes that the solution to the Jets quarterback problem is to give Sanchez real competition for his job. It has become quite clear that the Jets do not view Tim ...

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Jets Intend To Stick With Mark Sanchez For Week 13

Jets head coach Rex Ryan told reporters that Mark Sanchez will remain their starting quarterback for Week 13’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. “Mark will be the starting quarterback this week and we’ll go from there,” said Ryan following Thursday night’s loss to the Patriots. Sanchez was able to put up 301 passing yards against a suspect secondary, but he also added two ...

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Broncos Have No Intentions Of Allowing Ryan Clady To Hit The Open Market

Dan Pompei of the National Football Post writes that there’s “no way” Broncos LT Ryan Clady hits the open market, despite the fact that the two sides were unable to reach an agreement leading up to and during the season. Denver reportedly offered him a five-year deal worth $50 million, with $28 million in guarantees. Contract negotiations are expected to be revisited at some point during the ...

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Jets Continue To Support Mark Sanchez As Their “Franchise Quarterback”

Jets owner Woody Johnson reiterated that Mark Sanchez is “our franchise quarterback,” despite the increasing criticism from fans and his teammates. “I don’t view him that way,” said Johnson, via the New York Daily News. “That’s what he is.” The Jets organization as whole is responsible for their current predicament, but offering relentless support for Sanchez and a rather underwhelming ...

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Jets Players Believe Tim Tebow Is “Terrible”

Jets head coach Rex Ryan offered some support to Tim Tebow following reports that some of his teammates believe he’s “terrible.” “I absolutely wanted Tim here,” said Ryan, via Manish Mehta. “His hard work is paying off. I think he is improving fundamentally.” Ryan added that; “we never brought him on here to be the starting quarterback.” ————- According to Manish Mehta ...

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The Jets Were Interested In Drafting Russell Wilson?

Mike Vorkunov of the Newark Star-Ledger writes that Jets senior personnel executive Terry Bradway was reportedly very high on Russell Wilson heading up into this year’s draft. In fact, Wilson was nicknamed “Russell Bradway” around the Jets organization. “We knew about him and liked him,” said Jets’ defensive coordinator Mike Pettine. “He’s proving he’s a complete quarterback. I think the league has been taken aback by how ...

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Jets Trading Tim Tebow Is “Not Gonna Happen”

ESPN’s Adam Schefter joined this afternoon’s SportsCenter to discuss potential trade options. According to Schefter, “Tim Tebow is not gonna be traded before the trade deadline,” via Rotoworld.com. This coincides with numerous reports that have refuted last night’s report that the Jaguars were “making a play” for Tebow. The Jets have remained adamant that Tebow is not available. On top of that, it’s probably ...

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Jets Not Looking To Trade Tim Tebow

Manish Mehta of The New York Daily News reports that the New York Jets have no plans on trading QB Tim Tebow in the coming days. With Tuesday being the deadline for trades around the NFL, various teams have started inquiring about players, but the Jets are not one of them. Mehta’s sources mentioned that the team is not looking ...

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Jets Will Not Trade Tim Tebow By Tuesday’s Deadline

According to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, the Jets will not trade backup quarterback Tim Tebow before Tuesday’s trade deadline. “The Jets won’t trade him, of course, because it would be admitting it was a mistake to bring him here — and NFL teams don’t like to admit mistakes of that magnitude,” Cimini wrote. “It’s also a decision that wouldn’t get ...

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Jets To Use Tim Tebow As A Running Back?

UPDATE: Jane McManus of  ESPN New York reports that “several sources” have informed her that Tebow did not take any snaps at the running back position, depsite the previous reports that he could be used as running back this week. It is expected that if Tebow were to make any runs it will be in the wildcat formation. ————————————————— According to sources, the Jets ...

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Jets Told QB Drew Stanton That He Would Play If Mark Sanchez Struggled

Before the New York Jets traded for Tim Tebow, they initially signed QB Drew Stanton to be Mark Sanchez‘s backup this year, but once they found out that Tebow was available, their plans changed. The Jets wound up trading Stanton to the Colts where he know backups up Andrew Luck. Bob Glauber of Newsday asked Stanton about his brief time with the team. “Had Mark ...

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