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It still amazes me to read the never ending argument on whether Tim Tebow can lead a franchise as the starting quarterback. Unless you are prepared to revamp your entire offense around him to take that chance then obviously the answer is no. Case closed. The best you can hope for is what transpired last season with the Broncos where Tim will have many games that he completes ten passes out of thirty but if you have a great defense that can keep it close he might pull it out in the end as defenses seemed to lose their minds in the last two minutes against him last season. He might also lose by twenty and have your fans calling for change. Personally, I think the New York Jets might have figured out what is best to do with Tim Tebow and all they had to do is Google the name, Jim Jensen.
Jim Jensen, who was affectionately known as Crash, was known for being as his Wikipedia describes a human Swiss Army Knife. He played on punt and kickoff coverage for the Miami Dolphins in the 1980s and early 90s and was also used as a 3rd down running back and wide receiver. He also provided the dimension of being able to throw the ball passing for two touchdowns during the years behind Marino. Jensen was a college quarterback at the University of Boston and compiled a 17-3-1 record as a starter in the Yankee Conference.
It is apparent that Tebow has more to offer as a passer with a stronger arm and a lot more awards on the mantel than Jensen ever dreamed about but unless a team is willing to sell out completely to Tebow having him compete for a starting job is just a recipe for a major league quarterback controversy. Now imagine if Tebow is listed as the team’s third QB, or fifth running back, or fifth wide receiver or maybe a third tight end and then watch a creative mind use him all over the place. If I were a Jets fan I would be praying not for Tebow to work out but for Greg McElroy to entrench himself as the number two quarterback behind Mark Sanchez. With Tebow as your listed number three quarterback or fifth running back you can see him all over the field making plays and causing defensive coordinators some serious headaches. Granted his pride likely will keep this from happening but the idea of a jack of all trades player flying around for the Jets would be fun to watch.