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Tim Tebow greeted by anonymous griping from Jets teammates

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Mark Sanchez, you’re not alone anymore: Your new backup quarterback is being questioned by anonymous quotes from teammates, too.

Tim Tebow’s trade has just become official, and already unnamed Jets players are talking to reporters about why they don’t think it’s going to work. A New York Post story this morning is headlined “Some Jets wary of Tim circus,” and details that a number of players who will share the locker room with Tebow don’t think he belongs there. None of them, of course, were willing to put their names behind their opinions.

“Several current Jets, who spoke with The Post Saturday, asked not to be quoted but expressed disbelief at the team bringing Tebow in,” the story says. “The idea of a backup quarterback having a press conference is something they can’t wrap their heads around, and they know it’s just the beginning.”

The Jets have led the league in anonymous quotes since the season ended, with unnamed players opining to reporters about topics like Sanchez lacking the leadership the team needs and Santonio Holmes being a divisive presence in the locker room. That has led to a backlash, with Sanchez ripping anonymous sources as “gutless,” and Jets coach Rex Ryan saying anonymous sources don’t speak for the team.

But anonymous sources do speak for themselves. And some of the anonymous sources in the Jets’ locker room apparently don’t think highly of either Sanchez or Tebow.

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  1. mrbigass says: Mar 25, 2012 8:08 AM


  2. jimr10 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:09 AM

    I can hardly wait for the season to begin..This is going to be a fun year.

  3. jetslag44years says: Mar 25, 2012 8:10 AM

    The Jets have the two best back ups in football, now sign a starter

  4. truthhurtstoo says: Mar 25, 2012 8:11 AM

    THIS is the jests… poor management, attention seeking and back stabbing.

    I hope you nj “fans” enjoyed those two fluke seasons. That’s as close as you’ll get to anything other than 4-12.

  5. cuda1234 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:11 AM

    So the humble one is calling another press conference to talk about how himself? N-I-C-E.

  6. ty49er4life says: Mar 25, 2012 8:12 AM

    This is an fn joke if ur gonna talk smack on someone have the balls to out your name on it, your supposed to be a man grow some nuts!

  7. nflfollower says: Mar 25, 2012 8:13 AM

    No gripings in the locker room about stanton…or was that just not a juicy enough headline for the post?

  8. downslide33 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:13 AM

    Dysfunction , NYJ style!!!!

    Aint no I in Jets, Aint no WE either!!!!

  9. p31squared says: Mar 25, 2012 8:14 AM

    The Post is a rag and shouldn’t use anonymous sources. No quality newspaper does. Can’t get it on the record, don’t run the comment.

  10. CKL says: Mar 25, 2012 8:16 AM

    So basically Joe Namath was right…again. This whole signing was a publicity stunt.Having a presser for a backup QB proves that.

  11. joetoronto says: Mar 25, 2012 8:16 AM

    They’re both 3rd string QB’s, time to finally get a starter.

  12. jetslag44years says: Mar 25, 2012 8:16 AM

    Somebody in the Jets organization better keep an eye on Santonio on April 20th

  13. play4blood says: Mar 25, 2012 8:17 AM

    “And some of the anonymous sources in the Jets’ locker room apparently don’t think highly of either Sanchez or Tebow.”

    And that would put them in the vast majority.

  14. stubbyjones says: Mar 25, 2012 8:18 AM

    Im so glad for the arrival of Mr Tebow. Its just what the team needs to repair a fractured locker room….no way it would add to dividing it right? Lets go get a gosh darned snack!

  15. jetsjedimindtricks says: Mar 25, 2012 8:18 AM

    I really dont want him on my Jets.

  16. bigbillsfan says: Mar 25, 2012 8:19 AM

    No names to quotes equals NO leadership in the Jets locker room again.

  17. rnazriel says: Mar 25, 2012 8:21 AM

    This is what happens when you are run by a 3rd rate front office and a head coach who places no boundries on his players and encourages them to flap their gums. Better getcha popcorn ready!

  18. skoobyfl says: Mar 25, 2012 8:22 AM

    Can’t you all just get along.

  19. dd393 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:23 AM

    What a great locker room. Reflection of the head coach, GM and ownership. T-R-A-I-N-W-R-E-C-K.

  20. emaimo80 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:23 AM

    Rex, Sparano, Sanchez, and Tebow. 4-12 would probably be a blessing for the jets . All of a sudden it doesn’t suck as bad to be a Miami dolphin fan. I wasn’t too thrilled about Garrard as our backup, however I’d take him over Tebow or Sanchez any day!

  21. ravensrooster94 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:25 AM

    What took so long for the griping to begin? Must be the weekend…..

  22. TaiwanMike says: Mar 25, 2012 8:26 AM

    I can see people who are playing 60-70 plays a game being upset that someone who plays 10 plays a game gets all the attention. It’s amazing how much press one person who is worth a 4th round pick gets.

  23. petehemlock says: Mar 25, 2012 8:26 AM

    Anonymous sources = irresponsible reporting.

  24. howiefeltersnatch says: Mar 25, 2012 8:26 AM

    I’ve got the stones to come out and say stuff and not hide behind some form of media.

    My co-workers are a-holes.

    There, see?

  25. canetic says: Mar 25, 2012 8:27 AM

    Sparano is a mole for the Dolphins, taking the Jets down from the inside

  26. bluefan204 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:28 AM

    What a bunch of chicken&$#@ cowards! Just like their loser coach, they’re all talk. They are now officially a travelling circus, and Rex will serve as the Big Top. BWAHAHAHAHAAAA!!!

    Meanwhile, the “lesser” team in NY, according to Rex, just had another parade, and are awaiting their rings in August. Life.Is.Good.

  27. typicalprofootballtalkreader says: Mar 25, 2012 8:28 AM

    The New York Jets are National Football League franchise which I mock. They make questionable football decisions, and therefore they appear foolish in the eyes of others. Rex Ryan is fat, therefore we must all state this fact clearly, as often as possible. Tebow, is a subpar National Football League quarterback as is Mark Sanchez, because of this, I am now laughing tears at prospect of both quarterbacks who are now teammates. I am also an insufferable douche, and you have read the words that I have typed.

  28. dionoil says: Mar 25, 2012 8:29 AM

    Poor jets fans. Poor, poor jets fans.

  29. hmpennypacker says: Mar 25, 2012 8:30 AM

    I feel sorry for Tebow. This can’t have been where he wanted to go, although he’ll get more playing time with the Jets, and as soon as it starts to go wrong and he starts turning the ball over the NY media will eat him alive. Like a christian in the lions den.

  30. dumplingsrbrown says: Mar 25, 2012 8:30 AM

    And the dysfunction continues.

    Talk, talk, talk….lose, lose, lose. More drama than a beauty contest run by Lady Gaga with a bunch of doped up Jersey Shore narcisists.

  31. naipoym says: Mar 25, 2012 8:30 AM

    man up!!

  32. dbag69 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:32 AM

    J E T BOW! Get lost we dont want or need ya!

  33. AlohaMrHand says: Mar 25, 2012 8:33 AM

    ha ha couldn’t of happened to a more deserving franchise

  34. jnbnet says: Mar 25, 2012 8:33 AM

    If this was going on in the Patriots locker room, the malecontents would be identified, and they would be gone. As a Patritos fan, I have no love for the Jets however, they have to take care of this problem in order to have any real chance of winning the AFC East.

  35. brianjoates says: Mar 25, 2012 8:34 AM

    There is actually nothing wrong with the Jets holding a press conference, MLB teams does it for just about every “major” player a team bring in. The Jets organization is excited about their new player and they want to show him off, they think he is going to help their team.

    Now, the question is how will Tebow answer questions.
    Question number 1- Do you think you’re a better QB then Mark Sanchez and you should be the starter week one?
    Question number 2 – Has anyone in the Jets organization told you that you will not have an opportunity to compete with Sanchez for the starter job?
    Question number 3 – Now that the spotlight is even brighter by being in NYC, how will you not allow your off the field commitments/ obligations to get in the way of your team/player development?

  36. gmen1990 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:34 AM

    It starts with the coach. Get a more humble but aggressive coach and they’ll have a much better team in and out of the locker room.

  37. jagwired32 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:35 AM

    So glad my Jaguars ended up not having to entertain this circus.

  38. stoney18 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:36 AM

    If you can’t put your name to what you say about someone, do you really have the cojones to play team football? Cromarties ‘Ole’ on Timmy’s rushing TD last year says it all! (I’m from Jersey and I can’t believe all the cry-babies on this team! They must be from outta state.)

  39. kwgator says: Mar 25, 2012 8:39 AM

    Tim Tebow will be just fine this season ….. He always is

  40. guypatsfan says: Mar 25, 2012 8:40 AM

    I’m loving it! Couldn’t happen to a better team! Let the crash-and-burn begin!

  41. mecheng04 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:40 AM

    These are issues with the Jets organization, not Tebow, but it certainly does nothing to dispel the criticism that this is a publicity stunt.

    Tebow most certainly didn’t charter his own jet to NY nor did he arrange his own press conference.

  42. joesphkerr says: Mar 25, 2012 8:41 AM

    I have no axe to grind with Tebow. For these clowns that have to remain anonymous with there quotes, well that is a different story. Those bozos need to nut up or shut up. With that said, I think it is going to be fun watching this locker room implode.

  43. mecheng04 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:41 AM


  44. pastabelly says: Mar 25, 2012 8:42 AM

    Quite possibly, in some some stupid idiotic way, this might deflect attention away from the hate the players have for Sanchez. This team is a sideshow and will be blown up in 2013.

  45. rpiotr01 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:43 AM

    You know it’s bad when guys look longingly back on the days when Favre QB’d their team.

  46. jameswestphal says: Mar 25, 2012 8:43 AM

    What a hilarious organization. This is the year though. Seriously.

  47. suhisabeast90 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:49 AM

    Maybe those “anonymous sources” should leave there and come to Pittsburgh. We would welcome you back Mr. Holmes. Would be nice to have a football thrown to you from a REAL quarterback, wouldn’t it? And bring the other unnamed source too. I’m sure Mr. Cromartie would love playing behind the Best Linebackers in the League. Not to mention he and Troy would have like……20-30 interceptions each…….

  48. geauxjay says: Mar 25, 2012 8:50 AM

    The media still thinks Tim Tebow is the top story 5 days later.

    And yet I’m the crazy conspiracy theorist to suggest that Roger Goodell made sure this was done simultaneously with the Saints punishments so that America could be distracted from the most outrageous and ridiculous punishment in the history of the NFL.

    The people who are against this outrageous abuse of power have been silenced because all the media wants to talk about is how TIM TEBOW IS COMING TO NEW YORK CITY!

    As long as New York City’s happy and in the spotlight, nobody cares that the Saints fans just had their team’s season stolen from them. Even though there’s evidence that other teams had bounties and nobody else has been punished yet.

    But go ahead and keep talking about the league-orchestrated distraction instead. Smoke and mirrors, baby!

  49. legacybroken says: Mar 25, 2012 8:50 AM

    The more people discount The Jets and Tebow this year, the more likely they will be a playoff team.

  50. otis52gsh says: Mar 25, 2012 8:51 AM

    The jets are becoming a joke. If these players have a problem and feel they need to complain about it, they should at least have the ba**s to say it publicly. All this anonymous crap is cowardly.

  51. rdrs68 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:52 AM

    It’s not going to be a smooth ride for the underwear model and I am so happy he is out of Denver and has landed with the New Jersey Jets. They have a loud mouth jerk for a coach, a disgruntled disorganized team and now the anti-christ. LMFAO!

  52. joeinoh says: Mar 25, 2012 8:57 AM

    Warren Sapp says the anonymous quote was…


  53. bostonspaniard says: Mar 25, 2012 8:58 AM

    It’s Sanchez!!!! That’s right, I’m whistleblowing you and I’m protected by the NFL so u can’t sue me!

  54. gdeli says: Mar 25, 2012 8:58 AM

    Good guy but NOT an upgrade. They will be an absolute mess this year. I am cringing now from the weird coach down to the unreliable starter with a new contract. yikes!

  55. condor75 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:58 AM

    While I agree it is definitely going to be a circus, if you are not man enough to put your name to what you what say, shut your damn mouth and do the only thing you are paid to do, play football. Do hide your face and act like a little bitch. just sayin

  56. mjkelly77 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:58 AM

    New York Godless heathens …

  57. bigjd says: Mar 25, 2012 8:58 AM

    The Big Apple Circus

  58. jagwar73 says: Mar 25, 2012 8:59 AM

    Anonymous cowards!

  59. thetooloftools says: Mar 25, 2012 8:59 AM

    this team needs to put a diaper on it’s helmet.

  60. serr8d says: Mar 25, 2012 9:00 AM

    Damn. Just, damn.

    I now have to become a (temporary) fan of the previously-hated, hated, HATED! New York Jets because Tebow is now on that miserable blue-State team. Why couldn’t he go to a decent city in a State that’s not crowded with LeftLibProgg atheists ?

    But, a small compensation: my (temporary) Denver Broncos fan-status has now expired.

    Sigh. GO (cough!) JETS!

  61. dewalt2990 says: Mar 25, 2012 9:00 AM

    More faceless comments…I thought that was our job, not that of professional athletes….

  62. perrrplexed says: Mar 25, 2012 9:04 AM

    I think someone running this site must have caught a leprechaun on St Paddys day and used all their wishes…cause this is by FAAAAR the most entertaining, crazy, gossip, news filled week in off season history

  63. santolonius says: Mar 25, 2012 9:05 AM

    football player + jets uniform + ny media = jersey shore in shoulder pads. beware tim tim….

  64. isphet71 says: Mar 25, 2012 9:07 AM

    Tebow needs Warren Sapp to find out who the snitches are.

  65. jpietrefesa says: Mar 25, 2012 9:09 AM

    That kind of team mentality is really how your win Super Bowls. If they had any kind of a coach he would tell these guys to ZIP IT ALREADY!!!! What are they gaining out of this?

  66. brutus9448 says: Mar 25, 2012 9:14 AM

    tebow went to NY because of the money and the market. he’s greedy capitalist just like the rest of us. Being a fan of jesus sells!

  67. pack15forever says: Mar 25, 2012 9:14 AM

    Don’t blame Tebow for having the press conference. It is the Jets that are promoting the circus. That being said, the issue with Tebow is that he is not a good quarterback but then neither is Sanchez.

  68. alwaters9 says: Mar 25, 2012 9:15 AM

    Thank you for the entertainment Jets. This has turned into a horse show – a bunch of horses showing their asses to a bunch of horses’ asses showing their horses.

  69. duanethomas says: Mar 25, 2012 9:16 AM

    This years Jets team are going to make the 78 Yankees (Bronx Zoo) and the 86 Mets (nuff said) look like choir boys. The NYC media is going to have a field day with these guys, its going to be fun and then just sad.

  70. suhisabeast90 says: Mar 25, 2012 9:18 AM

    Tebow is a good guy, I wish him all the luck. I just hope the Jets lose! It is hard to think of Tebow losing though…..the man just wins everywhere he goes. I really thought Jacksonville was a good place for him. He is from there, there QB situation is pretty much open and new ownership WANTED him there all along! Something tells me he could have been the face of that franchise for 10+ years! I think if a team could just wipe away all that they know about QB play and just let the young man play and learn and have fun, they would have a Good Quaterback that wins games. I really don’t get the knock on a guy that WILLS his team to victory. I seems like his team mates dig deep and want to win for him. How can I guy like that be hated so much? Is it because of religion? He just seems like such a great person, I really don’t know how he could be bad for any locker room. We all joke and laugh at him and put his skills down, but the truth is he is a winner and a better person than most of us will ever be! …..Please someone comment on why people want Tebow to Fail, cause I don’t get it……….

  71. harkafella says: Mar 25, 2012 9:19 AM

    Someone doesn’t like Tebow? No, you don’t say.

  72. lionsfanatic84 says: Mar 25, 2012 9:20 AM

    This team is all talk, talk that they don’t even stand behind….gossip queens

  73. hippiedriver2 says: Mar 25, 2012 9:21 AM

    obviously no 1 has figured out that the jets problem isnt their players it’s their leadership in the front office rex ryan is your biggest problem

  74. bigbluefan1 says: Mar 25, 2012 9:26 AM

    This starts at the top with an out of touch richie rich owner

    He comes to the game in his helicoptor and is out the door and taking off before most of the fans are in there cars

    I have seen this time after time he is gone out the door he has nothing more then a passing interest in the team its a play thing for him

    Worse then that he blocks traffic so his custom golf cart can get him to his helicoptor

  75. nfl fan says: Mar 25, 2012 9:26 AM

    Last time I checked, the Jets were irrelevant and missed the playoffs. Maybe the locker room needs a little shake up.

  76. wvucolumbus says: Mar 25, 2012 9:27 AM

    This team and city prefer headlines over hardware. As a Steelers fan, New York is the center of MLB NOT the NFL. Green Bay, Pittsburgh and Dallas all carry more weight than the Big Apple.

  77. gottaplan says: Mar 25, 2012 9:27 AM

    As a Dolphin fan, it’s going to be a great year to watch the Jets!

  78. citiciti says: Mar 25, 2012 9:30 AM


  79. wwwmattcom says: Mar 25, 2012 9:33 AM

    Aaron Maybin, Tim Tebow. Enough said about the Jets front office.

  80. pastortodd78 says: Mar 25, 2012 9:33 AM

    Sad for Tebow to go there. The Jets are a train wreck with or without him. Too little focus on football and too many silly distractions.

  81. redblue560 says: Mar 25, 2012 9:34 AM

    As they say, if you have nothing good to say about anybody, shut up or man up and say it to their face.

    Anonymous commenters only makes the team disintegrated in any team sport.

  82. dumplingsrbrown says: Mar 25, 2012 9:38 AM

    geauxjay says:Mar 25, 2012 8:50 AM

    The media still thinks Tim Tebow is the top story 5 days later.

    And yet I’m the crazy conspiracy theorist to suggest that Roger Goodell made sure this was done simultaneously with the Saints punishments so that America could be distracted from the most outrageous and ridiculous punishment in the history of the NFL.

    The people who are against this outrageous abuse of power have been silenced because all the media wants to talk about is how TIM TEBOW IS COMING TO NEW YORK CITY!

    As long as New York City’s happy and in the spotlight, nobody cares that the Saints fans just had their team’s season stolen from them. Even though there’s evidence that other teams had bounties and nobody else has been punished yet.

    But go ahead and keep talking about the league-orchestrated distraction instead. Smoke and mirrors, baby!

    Dude, you are straight up delusional!

    Why would Goodell want a distraction from the punishment that proves to the world and the courts that player safety is a top priority?

    Tebow and the Jets have nothing to do with the Saints players and management lying to the NFL and covering up the bounty system they had. And it really doesn’t sound like New York is “happy” about Tebow or gives a flying flip about bountygate when they have their own issues. Go suck some crawfish.

  83. quadya says: Mar 25, 2012 9:40 AM

    And everyone thinks the Dolphins are a joke?

  84. mikewhorio says: Mar 25, 2012 9:43 AM

    jetslag44years says:
    Mar 25, 2012 8:10 AM
    The Jets have the two best back ups in football, now sign a starter

    Good one. Unfortunately though, the Jets just traded their best backup to the Colts.

  85. propertyofthebroncos says: Mar 25, 2012 9:44 AM

    it would serve him right to fail! and trust me, he will fail all on his own like he did in Denver because he didn’t win us ANY games and I’m so tired of hearing that. Tebow is so “humble” yet when those billboards went up did he back up Orton and say he’s our starter? nope he enjoyed every second of it. he’s humble and good yet he lies about not being allowed to make the decision on where to play next to try and stay in the good graces of the Jags so when he fails miserably and is ran out of NY he has somewhere to go. but he chose this place because he knows he will start because Sanchez is awful. but so is Tebow. he needs to go back to college and again there where professional skills aren’t needed because he has none.

  86. leatherface2012 says: Mar 25, 2012 9:46 AM

    rick santorum’s wife said god told her that rick should get in the race. if i was a reporter, i would ask her “why?’ did god want him to finish a distant second with no chance of winning?” same question for tebow!! bazinga!!!!

  87. gamecheck1 says: Mar 25, 2012 9:48 AM

    Sounds like the jealousy bug has further infected the “all about me” jets!

  88. i10east says: Mar 25, 2012 9:50 AM

    Thank you Tebow for picking the Jets.

    All of the rational Jags fans.

  89. jg725 says: Mar 25, 2012 9:52 AM

    suhisabeast90 says:Mar 25, 2012 8:49 AM

    Maybe those “anonymous sources” should leave there and come to Pittsburgh. We would welcome you back Mr. Holmes. Would be nice to have a football thrown to you from a REAL quarterback, wouldn’t it? And bring the other unnamed source too. I’m sure Mr. Cromartie would love playing behind the Best Linebackers in the League. Not to mention he and Troy would have like……20-30 interceptions each…….

    More proof that pitt fans should be seen – and not heard………….. 20 – 30 int’s each??????
    pretty intelligent, realistic talk from the awesome gene-pool in western pa…………….

  90. vetdana says: Mar 25, 2012 9:52 AM

    This is not Tebows fault…Jets Mgmt.are betting this is going to sell Tickets !!! BUT…..when the Jets start a log run of losses , we may see this whole move.. Backfire…. in the worst way !

  91. ragingsea says: Mar 25, 2012 9:54 AM

    Watch the Jets draft a quarterback now (to start). 😉

  92. teamgoku says: Mar 25, 2012 9:56 AM

    As a Bronco fan I feel so sorry for Tebow he is a good dude and he was just put in the worst place he could have been put.

    What’s really funny though is all these jackass Jets fans ranting how they hate Tebow till in week 6 he takes over as starter and leads them to the playoffs.

    This willl be what jets fans will be saying then oh Tebow is the best people should lay off Tebow he isn’t as bad as they say how else could he win all those games.

    Just watch I know this for fact cause as I said I am a Bronco fan

  93. jetfuel6 says: Mar 25, 2012 9:57 AM

    Sanchez is the Victim here.

  94. kingjoe1 says: Mar 25, 2012 10:01 AM

    Overall this is not a Tebow or Sanchez problem. The problem is that there a Jet player who believe a little bit too much in themselves. It appears these unichs think with a different QB they would have gotten past the AFC championship game two of the last three years.

    My belief is that the Jets needs to evolve the culture and slowly bring in examples of effort and teamwork. Tebow is not just a guy to back up sanchez; his work effort hopefully will embarrass those lazy jags that think they made it and can just watch the cash pile up.

  95. mateoelgatto says: Mar 25, 2012 10:01 AM

    Tebow is a hypocrite.

  96. pinball123 says: Mar 25, 2012 10:05 AM

    I am wondering how many reporters asked the Broncos about their opinion on Caleb Haney being their backup? (all jokes aside!). None – because Tim Tebow is catnip to the media – including this site. It’s not about football, it’s about their desire to compete with the likes of kim kardashian – and it’s sad.

    Tebow might be a good fit as a wildcat if the Jets run that. He’s a young QB who needs to work on some things. He’s a wonderful and charitable human being…someday as fans we might get a reporter who writes something like this and then moves on…but for now we get annonymous quotes printed about a backup quaterback – and Jets have the problem? Please media look for a mirror somewhere!

  97. randygnyc says: Mar 25, 2012 10:09 AM

    Duh, the locker room is divided and dysfunctional. The leader of the team isn’t even there yet. He’ll be there at noon on Monday. It’s Tebow time, like it or not!!!!!!

  98. gmen4trophies says: Mar 25, 2012 10:09 AM

    Geeze, this just started and it’s already pathetic–we need Rex to start yapping and get this bi-plane production off the ground. Heh, at least you helped start a New York football team begin their run to the Bowl last year–just wasn’t the nyets.

  99. jetfuel6 says: Mar 25, 2012 10:09 AM

    Ive been a Jets and Sanchez fan for a while now and this Tebow thing is disturbing. Its one thing hate the Jets because our HC asks for it but lay off Mark Sanchez if you look at the numbers Mark is on par if not better than QBs around his age. I still do not understand why ownership would want to take away playing time from any of these 2 kids(cant have 2 QBs). Rather than just letting Sanchez learn the ins n outs of football. No disrepect to Tebow I appreciate his winning ways but this has the potential to be a house divided come this season

  100. pftcensorssuck says: Mar 25, 2012 10:23 AM

    p31squared says:Mar 25, 2012 8:14 AM

    The Post is a rag and shouldn’t use anonymous sources. No quality newspaper does. Can’t get it on the record, don’t run the comment.


    Ever hear of a “rag” called the Washington Post?

    Brought down a sitting President of the United States, over a little thing called “Watergate”?

    Used an anonymous source called “Deep Throat” ….. maybe you’ve heard of the whole thing?

    Read much, Yets fan?

  101. whatever82 says: Mar 25, 2012 10:26 AM

    Eh…Tebow’s heard worst. You know like being called the the 4th best QB on the team by an anonymous team source.

  102. stairwayto7 says: Mar 25, 2012 10:28 AM

    ESPN gets the Jets 3 times this year and they will finish with 6 wins!

  103. socaljetsfan says: Mar 25, 2012 10:34 AM

    You know, Sapp was just reprimanded for making comments about Shockey quoting anonymous sources but it is ok for this and other rags to print crap like this to capitolize on Tebows/Jets name. Why dont you print something useful like a updated salary cap or whos left in free agency. People bitch at their jobs everyday but doesnt prevent them from doing it so to say people had something to say doesnt mean much

  104. dolfanatik says: Mar 25, 2012 10:34 AM

    Should be the New York Cowards.

  105. elrock7 says: Mar 25, 2012 10:38 AM

    Too many Jet’s players are gutless, selfish, whining babies!

    They have a head coach who can’t control the locker room and I can’ imagine a worse place to play right now. Miami looks like paradise compared to Jet’s.

    My wife is a Jet’s fan and I enjoyed the good-natured back and forth ribbing, but now it would just be too cruel!

  106. jimmysee says: Mar 25, 2012 10:39 AM

    re: “Some Jets wary of Tim circus”

    There’s *already* a Jets circus!

    What’s one more ring?

    Or clown?

    Or whatever.

  107. jiggy3198 says: Mar 25, 2012 10:42 AM

    From Linsanity to Timsanity. It’s going to be a Timsane year in the big apple.

  108. golions1 says: Mar 25, 2012 10:47 AM

    This entire organization, other than Revis, is a complete joke.

  109. johnnyb1976 says: Mar 25, 2012 10:49 AM

    If everyone thought that the Jets were fractured before wait until mini camps when Tebow will start to be able to spread his influence in that locker room. That team will be so divided that they won’t be able to stand each other… Kyle Orton knows all about what Tebow’s influence can mean for someone else

  110. blackhairedlawyerssuck says: Mar 25, 2012 10:56 AM

    A BIG thank you and a cheer for the J-E-T-S….JETS…. JETS…. JETS, for signing Tebow and keeping him from the J-A-G-S……THANK YOU !!

  111. andyreiddoublecheeseburger says: Mar 25, 2012 11:01 AM

    Tebow may be going to Heaven, but he can’t avoid hell altogether

  112. horrificlystoopid says: Mar 25, 2012 11:01 AM

    What goes around comes around. And don’t kid yourself it won’t take the players and coaches long to figure out who is against Tebow and Sanchez, for that matter.

  113. kacapaco says: Mar 25, 2012 11:02 AM

    Jets are jerks. Tebow is probably the best back up QB in the league. If you feel unsecured for Sanchez so be it.

  114. kenny328usa says: Mar 25, 2012 11:08 AM

    Poor Tebow. Elway actually managed to send him to a worse situatuion. Can you hear the circus music playing in the background. And don’t blame Tebow this team has been a joke since the end of last year and no one in the organization has done anything to rectify the problem. Instead they decided to make it worse. So here is what is guaranteed to happen. You can book it: Ignorant jet fans will spend the next 5 months trying to make themselves feel better by calling anyone with a negative opinon “haters.” Then the team will procede to collapse horribly on the field. Then those same ignorant jet fans will blame it on Tebow when in fact the problem existed long before he arrived. Then Rex Ryan will guarantee a super bowl in 2013.

  115. j0esixpack says: Mar 25, 2012 11:14 AM

    I wouldn’t worry Jets fans.

    If there’s one person out there who knows how to develop young quarterbacks and de-escalate volatile situations, there’s no question that Rex Ryan is at the top of that list.

  116. mick5430 says: Mar 25, 2012 11:20 AM

    I don’t buy it.

    This site is starting to publish articles that are simply written to get a response. To me, if you are quoting anonymous sources, you might just be writing B.S. based on your own opinion to see how riled up you can get Jet’s Fans.

    If you don’t have a source you can quote, don’t write it. Otherwise you are just adding to the problem. Articles like this don’t give any credibility to this site. Is this place turning into a Tabloid or what? We get the same anonymous sources in the National Enquirer. What a bunch of crap.

    Why don’t you leave the poor kid alone. Tebow is still just a kid and can’t catch a break, simply because of what he represents. With all the straight up idiots in the NFL like Deshaun Jackson and Cromartie, Brandon Marshall, etc.; you are going to give an honest, hard working guy like Tebow a hard time? What has happened to this country?

  117. moagecu says: Mar 25, 2012 11:23 AM

    Yes the Jets shouldn’t have called a press conference for this trade, but Tebow, being the good guy everyone says he is, should know there shouldn’t be a press conference and requested not to do it. But then again all he cares about is having his name in the paper.

  118. voiceofsweetness says: Mar 25, 2012 11:23 AM

    I’m 100% serious if I were a GM of another team I would have a tough time trading a 7th for either of these QB’s the Jets will throw out their this year. Between Sanchez’s head and Tebow’s “real” qb skill and distraction, it would be tough to part with. I probabably would for Tebow and get the circus over with now and move him to h-back/fullback.

  119. suhisabeast90 says: Mar 25, 2012 11:24 AM

    I feel sorry a litle bit for Sanchez. Even when it looks like the team is behind him, they talk behind his back or lok for other QBs. Not much loalty on that team is there? He still gets paid well, but it has to really mess with your head. If they can’t get behind him, maybe they sould trade him. Don’t get me wrong I WANT to see the Jets lose, but thier Managment is really messed.

  120. voiceofsweetness says: Mar 25, 2012 11:25 AM

    Sounds really funny to say but the Jets should bring back Farve lol they really would be WAY better off. Scary

  121. lbdpatch says: Mar 25, 2012 11:28 AM

    LiKe Chris Rick said Teblow to the jets and we thought it was the saints being punished.

  122. dingleberri says: Mar 25, 2012 11:29 AM

    I live in NY but I am not a JETS fan. Its hard not to follow the goings on though cuz they are in the news all the time. Being an avid sports fan the one glaring thing I can identify as being wrong with the Jets is that they do not play or act as a team in a team sport. They are a bunch of spoiled me first players all grouped together and when one doesn’t get his way he pouts and whines about it. When something goes wrong its always the other guys fault after all, look at me I am great! Plus there is no true leader amongst the players like most other teams have. So in iconic NY style you can say in one word their Superbowl chances- Foragetaboutit!!!

  123. emma333 says: Mar 25, 2012 11:30 AM

    I keeping seeing those that say none of this is Tebow’s fault…Well, it kind of is.. He has been self-promoting since high school. Now, he had the chance to return to his roots and be the home town hero, it’s not good enough. He must have the bright lights of the big media market. Make no mistake, the Jaguars gave a very similar offer to the Broncos, and Timmy chose.

  124. davidcl77 says: Mar 25, 2012 11:31 AM

    Sanchez is soft. Tebow will take his job not far into the season. For jets fans that like Sanchez, you should be happy they got Tebow. Sanchez needs to be pushed. I guarantee you he’ll damn sure be pushed now! As for these yellow bellies in the team, grow some balls and speak publicly or find yourself another team, sissies!

  125. onlynyteam22 says: Mar 25, 2012 11:38 AM

    Wow they can’t even let the kid get off the subway before they start hating on him. What a joke of a team and franchise. welcome to hell tebow! And to think you chose this place. The New Jersey jets representing the armpit of America well.

  126. bronco1st says: Mar 25, 2012 11:42 AM

    Can’t Sanchez and Stanton stay off the phone?

  127. bluepike says: Mar 25, 2012 11:48 AM

    Is it at all possible that the Jets just traded their best QB to the Colts?

  128. bronco1st says: Mar 25, 2012 11:48 AM

    IMO, Tebow is going to the Jets just in time. Sounds like they needs some class on the team, something they have been lacking for years. The Jets whine factor sounds like a Boeing 747 revving it’s engines.

  129. randomguy9999 says: Mar 25, 2012 11:51 AM

    neither of the QBs are any good? so there are some guys with a brain in the Jets locker room after all…. whoda thunkit?

  130. mikelitoris1 says: Mar 25, 2012 11:51 AM

    Fireman Ed is flabbergasted.

  131. georgeblanda says: Mar 25, 2012 11:53 AM

    I’m not a Jets fans but I have to say I thought Stanton was the perfect backup QB. He is good enough to win a few games if the starter goes down and has proven to be a team player. He has good skills and was willing to be the backup. I just don’t get why the team “invited” a QB controversy.

    Not living in NY, I might be missing something, but from afar, it seems like Stanton and Greg McElroy are the classiest and most “team first” of the bunch.

  132. allsportsnyfan says: Mar 25, 2012 11:54 AM

    jetslag44years | Mar 25, 2012, 8:10 AM EDT
    The Jets have the two best back ups in football, now sign a starter

    I couldn’t said it better.

  133. tedmurph says: Mar 25, 2012 11:56 AM

    This circus in NY was a result of the way the team was built. They traded or missed on a bunch of draft picks and them assembled a bunch of bad actors and miscreants with bad contracts a coaching staff that lets the players run wild and do whatever they want. Inmates running the asylem. The implosion started last year and will continue until they blow it up. They’re becoming the next version of the Raiders

  134. raiderrob21 says: Mar 25, 2012 12:01 PM

    Let the circus begin! Only in NY will you get so much hype over 2 Qbs not worth a damn.


  135. commonsensedude says: Mar 25, 2012 12:08 PM

    The news reports appear to contain quotes from from P.U.N.K.

    (Published Useless Noise from Knuckleheads)

    If you can’t say it to a guy’s face or at least put your name to the quote, you shouldn’t shower in the men’s locker room either.

  136. helen618 says: Mar 25, 2012 12:09 PM

    I have never seen a bigger group of babies than the New York Jets. College and high school teams show more maturity than these p*u*s*s*i*e*s!

    They are the laughing stock of the NFL.

    I LOVE IT!!!!!!

    Ha ha ha ha ha 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

  137. 1fit4life says: Mar 25, 2012 12:12 PM

    This ship started to sink big time last year. ExtendIng Sanchez to a huge deal, then Bringing in cant help. Wait until the first INT Shanchez throws. Then it really going to get out of hand. Everyone loves a good circus, and no better place then The Big Apple (or New Jersey, depending on how you view it)

  138. whatswiththehate says: Mar 25, 2012 12:12 PM

    Damn, you Tim Tebow worshippers are scary. Didn’t the Bible say “thou shall have no other God but me.” What part of that are you folks missing in your relentless empty praising of this man.

    We are well aware of the circus like atmosphere his over-zealous fans turned the Broncos team into. The Jets and all it’s dysfunctions, don’t need more “twilight” fans and clownishness.

    serr8d says:Mar 25, 2012 9:00 AM

    “Damn. Just, damn.

    I now have to become a (temporary) fan of the previously-hated, hated, HATED! New York Jets because Tebow is now on that miserable blue-State team. Why couldn’t he go to a decent city in a State that’s not crowded with LeftLibProgg atheists ?”

    Serr8d, I just want to let you know that the Civil War ended hundreds of years ago. You can let go your hate for the North and put away your gun. It’s safe.

    Wow, is this the crowd Tim is bringing to NY? Oh my.

    BTW PFT, where is Sanchez’s stats and accomplishments as a 4 year QB. You seem to have no problem ignoring the facts and trouncing all over his ego while promoting your “choir-boy image” wannabe QB at ever turn. You have no problem repeat those “unnamed sources” negative comments against Sanchez because it suits your agenda. But here’s the truth, for as bad as you’re making Sanchez out to be, he never back into any of the play-offs like Tim did last season.

    Sanchez helped carried the Jets into the play offs two seasons in the row and almost took them into the play-offs only to missing out his third full season as a Jet. Something tells me if Tim had accomplished all that Sanchez had you would be promoting them endlessly like you are his well aided 7 wins in 8 games hype. It took Eli Manning 4 years to make it to the SB, his brother 8. Yet Sanchez is already being told he’s not good enough just because he failed to take the Jets to the play-offs. Well if you treat him like you do Peyton and all your more “preferred” QBs maybe he will succeed.

    But it seems you folks in the media, not only impose your biases unto the NFL fans but you seem to have forgoten what integrity means, and your selective memory reigns supreme when you want to have your own ego diven way.

    NFL is now owned by the MEDIA. Money does talk.

  139. mensamember says: Mar 25, 2012 12:32 PM

    Jets under Rex and Sanchez 32 W 22 L
    In the playoffs 4W 2L
    If your team did better than that, than you can say your team is better than the Jets.
    If your team didn’t, than you must say your team is not as good as the Jets.
    In either case, you can not say the Jets suck. Their record proves otherwise.

  140. marty2019 says: Mar 25, 2012 12:40 PM

    Reading and hearing stuff like this makes me SO GLAD he didn’t come to Jacksonville. And it makes me question the sanity of the owner who wanted him in Jacksonville.

  141. chrisvegas says: Mar 25, 2012 12:45 PM

    How do the Jets ever expect to win if they don’t back up their QBs? You stand by your teammates, you don’t trash them before you even played with them.

  142. giantrealist says: Mar 25, 2012 12:46 PM

    This is one definition of a Loser…

    A person who fails at most everything he or she does, then tries to compensate by pointing the finger of blame on everyone else.

    The Jets are full of Losers. The Haters on this blog are also Losers.

    Tim Tebow has accomplished more with less skills than any person on the Jets team and probably any person commenting on this site. He’s 100% heart and that is why he has a loyal following.

    Stop Hating. Stop acting like a Loser. Give this kid a chance.

  143. tedmurph says: Mar 25, 2012 12:55 PM

    2009 9-7, backed into the playoffs, no div title, no home playoff game.

    2010 11-5, no div title, no home playoff game. But, good yr.

    2011 8-8, no playoffs, almost backed in again.

    Reasons to think trend is not downward: 0

  144. bcgreg says: Mar 25, 2012 1:07 PM

    To quote a Jet HOFer,

    “The Jets are strugg-a-ling.”

  145. bcgreg says: Mar 25, 2012 1:08 PM

    Actually, as a Pats fan, to quote the same Jet HOFer to the Jets front office,

    “I wanna kiss you!”

  146. onlynyteam22 says: Mar 25, 2012 1:25 PM

    @ suhisabeast90 I could not agree more. The kid has done everything right, won football games and has been a true romodel and people rip on him just to rip on him. Tebow is a true ambassador to the sport. I would have liked him up here in Buffalo. Say what you want, the guy is a proven winner, try to argue that.

  147. nannymcsack says: Mar 25, 2012 1:44 PM

    the bills finally get out of the division basement.

  148. romomaniac says: Mar 25, 2012 1:55 PM

    If you don’t have the balls to put your name on it,it should never be printed.

  149. makeshersquirt says: Mar 25, 2012 2:07 PM

    They’re right, Tebow doesn’t belong there!
    The Jets are pull of pos people and Tebow is a great man!

    -he doesn’t belong there.

  150. torothebronxbull says: Mar 25, 2012 2:14 PM

    @ mensamember

    There you go again with that wins and losses crap….I thought I told you in the other post, IT DON’T MEAN A THING IF U AIN’T GOT THAT RING…just ask the Buffalo Bills….I’ll take 9-7 and a SUPER BOWL over 14-2 or 11-5 and nothing to show for it….you’re just as delusional as that dysfunctional team you root for….GO GIANTS!

  151. harperquinn says: Mar 25, 2012 2:19 PM

    For his own sake, Tebow should have tried to push for a trade to the Packers since they allegedly showed interest. That team has coaches that are known for being able to help young QB’s with mechanical issues and they probably would have enjoyed the challenge. There would be no QB controversy because Rodgers is a stud. And you know the Packers fans would shank anyone trying to chant “Tebow” at training camp. A couple of years in GB could have done this kid a world of good, but now he’s landed in a place where he’ll probably regress.

  152. pizzon says: Mar 25, 2012 2:26 PM

    if this was supposed to motivate Sanchez as the Jets brass has said or is this really about selling tickets ? I think neither personally I think Tebow was signed to save the souls of the lost and to show them the error of their ways. not sure whether to LMAO or cry uncontrollably. I know one thing for sure this will be Rex Ryans last yr and the Jets aint winning no Super Bowl this yr.

  153. sixjak says: Mar 25, 2012 2:29 PM

    Put on your big boy pants and put your name to your gripes. Or better yet, have the huevos to approach the person you have issue with and hash it out and see if you can’t come to understand this person you have issue with. You’ll find him to be 1 of 3 things. 1. Not as bad as advertised-a pretty decent person and all around good teammate, 2. about the same, or 3. worse than you thot.

    Tebow and his propensity to continually cast his pearls before swine does himself no favors with the cynical and godless-not a crime, just shortsighted but I’d still prefer having to spend a day with this guy over tools like Bill Mahr, Keith Oberman or Chelsea Handler.

  154. backindasaddle says: Mar 25, 2012 2:42 PM

    The Nyets are going to be the most publicly dysfunctional and entertaining circus in all of sports this coming season. We’re going to have “anonomous players” shanking each other in the back, Rexy blowviating and drooling all over the place, Justin Bieber-Sanchez retreating into a shell like a little girl because he knows his teammates have no confidence in him, Santurdio Holmes destroying the locker room, the Jets fans acting like the Romans at the Colosseum foaming at their mouths for Tebow and of course…the NY media fanning the fire and stirring up as much crap as they possibly can.

  155. northsidesteel says: Mar 25, 2012 3:16 PM

    Tim Tebow is an fine young man. He has tried to do the best he can with what skills he has for whatever organization he has been a part of. That said, I can’t imagine this stint with the Jets working out for him. The front office must be having seances to contact Al Davis on how to take a valid franchise and run it into the ground. Tim doesn’t have the skills to be an everyday quarterback in the NFL, and while his christian fan base would like to make this fiction become reality only because they wish it so, it won’t happen. Much like the bible, it’s not reality.

    I wish Tim well, and hope that he succeeds in whatever endeavor he pursues. I just don’t think this is the one.

  156. clarkwgrizz says: Mar 25, 2012 3:40 PM

    Tebow! Tebow! Tebow!! Is it September yet??? Soo happy that The Duke shipped this circus out of Denver. I feel bad for Tim, especially since this “circus” had nothing to do with him, and everything to do with Skip Bayless and all of the other blind zealots that think with their guts instead of their brains.

  157. rabbdogg says: Mar 25, 2012 3:46 PM

    the anonomous jets should put their name on it..but the bounty snitch shouldnt? think both should put their name on it and be men.

  158. spliffbunker says: Mar 25, 2012 4:12 PM

    duanethomas says:
    Mar 25, 2012 9:16 AM

    This years Jets team are going to make the 78 Yankees (Bronx Zoo) and the 86 Mets (nuff said) look like choir boys. The NYC media is going to have a field day with these guys, its going to be fun and then just sad.


    probably more like the 92 Mets…

  159. footballfan80 says: Mar 25, 2012 10:07 PM

    Why do you Dolphin fans always troll on Jets stories? Dude, worry about your own team! You guys have not WON ONE FREAKIN PLAYOFF GAME IN OVER A DECADE! It must be an envy thing, especially with no playoff wins to speak of.

    In that regard, Garrard is actually a pretty good fit. He has 1 playoff career win over the first decade of his career, something the Dolphins organization aspires to. In essence, Mark Sanchez has accomplished four times what Garrad has in a decade in his first three seasons in the league!

    Well, actually more than that. Garrard has a 3-3 TD-INT ratio with a career playoff QB rating of a 76. Hey at least he has a QB rating in the playoffs. Thats another quality the fins organization looks for.

    Now compare that to Sanchez, with a 9TD-3 INT ratio, and a 94+ qb rating ranking 7th all time in NFL playoff history. Yea, you can do the math. Not to mention he was the best player on the field in a lot of those 6 playoff games he played in, including outplaying Carson Palmer, Philip Rivers, Tom Brady, and Ben Roethlisberger.

    But yea, I could see how you feel better now. Call me when you win your first playoff game since beating the Colts in 2000!

  160. jetslag44years says: Mar 28, 2012 11:13 PM

    That’ll do pig, that’ll do

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