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New York Jets news, commentary and insider info from beat writer Kimberley A. Martin.
CORTLAND -- It’s safe to say former Jets wideout Chaz Schilens doesn’t have many fond memories of his time in Florham Park.
“I kind of felt like they were looking for scapegoats and besides everyone except for, maybe, the quarterback position,” Schilens, now with the Lions, told the Detroit Free Press.
Asked how Mark Sanchez could win back the support of Jets fans, Schilens simply said:...Read more »
Johnny Manziel is only 20 years old, but he’s already convinced he’s a better quarterback than Tim Tebow.
“I would hope that I’m a better passer than Tim Tebow,” the recent Heisman Trophy winner said during an appearance on ESPN’s First Take. “Hopefully, I wouldn't have to go into an offseason and work on my mechanics because, as a freshman and as a redshirt freshman, I tried to work on that...Read more »
Rex Ryan readily admits Geno Smith didn’t have much success as a mobile quarterback at West Virginia. But the Jets coach can still envision his second-round pick being used like Colin Kaepernick on the football field.
Ryan said Wednesday that if incumbent Mark Sanchez is named the starter, there’s "a possibility" the Jets could employ a read-option package for Smith.
“I know...Read more »
Rex Ryan isn’t the least bit worried – or curious – about how the New England Patriots plan to use Tim Tebow in their offense.
“Not really,” the Jets coach said prior to Tuesday’s mandatory minicamp practice. “If they wanna replace Brady with him, that's fine.
"I’m not worried about anything, really. Like I said, I’m happy for the young man to get another opportunity in the league...Read more »
The Patriots officially announced Tuesday the signing of Tim Tebow Tuesday.
The team did not release the terms of the deal, but according to multiple reports, the former Jets backup QB signed a two-year, veteran minimum contract – with no signing bonus.
As Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com points out, the Patriots can release Tebow at any time without any cap or cash ramifications. In...Read more »
Who said Tim Tebow can’t cut it in the NFL?
Apparently Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is willing to take a chance on the former Jets backup quarterback. ESPN’s Ed Werder reported Monday that Tebow plans to sign with the New England Patriots and attend Tuesday’s mandatory minicamp. Per NFL Network, Tebow is en route to Foxboro now.
As if the Week 1 Revis Bowl wasn’t enough for Jets...Read more »
Tim Tebow’s popularity remains as high as ever. However, the former Jets backup quarterback has yet to garner any attention from NFL teams since his April release.
And, according to an ESPN the Magazine article, Tebowtime in the NFL may be a thing of the past. Senior writer David Fleming claims that now members of Tebow’s camp are “privately admitting that his NFL run is probably over.”
That...Read more »