I think he has to change his position; he has to put quarterback behind him,” said [former GM Bill] Polian, now an ESPN analyst. “He’s a good football player, but he’s not a quarterback you can hang your hat on.” … “I don’t think he’s a passer, period — the kind of passer you have to have to win in the NFL.
I think his career is over without playing another position.” - one NFL general manager said this week
For seven years, I had final say on everything. That was an honor and a privilege and a responsibility I totally embraced — whether it was trading for Tim Tebow or trading up for Darrelle Revis or trading for Brett Favre and everything in between. Ultimately, I had the final say on things.
Former NY Jets GM, Mike Tannenbaum, takes responsibility for Tebow trade
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I know it was something that was cool for me in the past, but it’s not something I do as ‘Tebowing,’” Tebow said. “It’s something I do that’s prayer for me and then it got hyped up as Tebowing. So I think (it’s) just to control how it’s used as well. Make sure it’s used in the right way.
I find that pretty funny. It’s about as true as me living in Hoboken, I think. (laughter) I guess it’s just part of what you have to deal with, is rumors and stuff like that, I don’t know. All I can say is, I love being here as a Jet, I’m thankful for it and I want to be here for a long time. I guess you just have to put up with stuff like that.