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Denver traded quarterback Tim Tebow to the NY Jets.
Twitter ^ | March 21, 2012 | Adam Schefter

Posted on 03/21/2012 9:57:28 AM PDT by C19fan

Denver traded quarterback Tim Tebow to the NY Jets.


TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: jets; nfl; tebow

1 posted on 03/21/2012 9:57:30 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

I’ll bet Manning doesn’t play a down for Denver.


2 posted on 03/21/2012 10:03:14 AM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (Sheep and insects need leaders.)
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To: C19fan

4th round pick. Kind of a slap in the face for a former 1st round pick.


3 posted on 03/21/2012 10:06:29 AM PDT by bolobaby
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To: C19fan

It will be interesting to see which team gets closer to the playoffs next year.

Tebow hype was the only reason I paid much attention to the Broncos this year.

Manning hype — I won’t be paying much attention to the Broncos next year.


4 posted on 03/21/2012 10:07:24 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: C19fan

Wow, one of the least expected destinations. Now the jets either have a QB controversy, or they have to trade away a mediocre QB that doesn’t build confidence with his teammates and has a new 3 year deal including 20 million in guarantees. I wasn’t believing the pundits when they said the Manning thing would have a huge ripple.


5 posted on 03/21/2012 10:08:27 AM PDT by discostu (I did it 35 minutes ago)
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To: C19fan

He’s not any better than Sanchez. The Jets might as well wave the white flag.


6 posted on 03/21/2012 10:09:02 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: bolobaby

Emphasis on “former”, also a late first rounder and also unexpected, the whole world expected him to go in the 2nd or 3rd. Now he’s a guy with a sub 50 completion percentage, traded to a division with the Pats who whipped him twice last year.


7 posted on 03/21/2012 10:10:36 AM PDT by discostu (I did it 35 minutes ago)
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To: TomGuy

You’re right, it will be an interesting season.
I think people will watch the Broncos just to see if/when Manning takes that career ending hit.


8 posted on 03/21/2012 10:11:26 AM PDT by texaschick
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The J-E-T-S had Brad Smith playing Wildcat QB and WR until last season when he went to Buffalo. I can see Tebow doing the same thing.


9 posted on 03/21/2012 10:11:37 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan
I was going to post this but you beat me by 10 mins. That's why I love this place. You hear almost everything here first.
10 posted on 03/21/2012 10:12:21 AM PDT by McGruff (Newt Gingrich, the closest thing we've got to Sarah Palin.)
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To: C19fan

This is kinda like the apostle Paul getting himself sent to Rome for trial.


11 posted on 03/21/2012 10:12:45 AM PDT by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: C19fan
The NY media is going to have a field covering the Jets Training Camp.

"The Toe Sucker vs The Parson".

12 posted on 03/21/2012 10:13:12 AM PDT by AU72
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To: bolobaby

I’m sorry to say this but Tebow was not 1st round material when he was drafted. The “experts” projected him as a 3rd-4th rounder.


13 posted on 03/21/2012 10:13:37 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

Unknown to the rest of the football world, the jets also aquired Drew Stanton from detroit.... drew is far better than tebow, and will give sanchez a run for his money....


14 posted on 03/21/2012 10:15:10 AM PDT by joe fonebone (Project Gunwalker, this will make watergate look like the warm up band......)
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To: C19fan

We’ll see how this young career progresses.


15 posted on 03/21/2012 10:16:50 AM PDT by bolobaby
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To: bolobaby

Josh McDaniels was a fool for drafting Tebow in the first round but this is what happens when your team ends up 31st in passing. Too bad Denver can’t get back those three picks they traded to take him early.


16 posted on 03/21/2012 10:17:49 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: AU72

Or Sanchez who thinks he is competing with Derek Jeter in terms of bedding women vs the virgin Tebow.


17 posted on 03/21/2012 10:19:10 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: Forgotten Amendments

How much?


18 posted on 03/21/2012 10:22:27 AM PDT by NELSON111
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To: A.A. Cunningham

I do enjoy watching everyone judging Tebow as having no potential whatsoever after only a partial season as starter.

You know what I saw? A gutsy QB with a lot of potential.

In ten years, one of us will be proven right.


19 posted on 03/21/2012 10:26:47 AM PDT by bolobaby
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To: C19fan

Sorry, I thought this was a sports thread.


20 posted on 03/21/2012 10:29:21 AM PDT by GSWarrior (Some people tell me I worry too much.)
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What part of "taking over a losing team and leading them from last to first and winning a playoff game" don't people understand. That is what Josh McDaniels saw and he was totally vindicated. Read Tim's book.

John Elway is bitter and arrogant and I believe that his treatment of Tebow is based on his seething dislike of Tim's very public (so called "in your face") Christianity. If he had kept Tim and explained to him that Peyton is the guy for now and we want you to learn and grow under him, I think Tim would accept that (of course it's speculation on my part). But, it seems like he is trying to rub it in Tim's face by trading him so quickly to a team where there isn't an obvious fit and for a fourth round pick.

A tale of six quarterbacks

21 posted on 03/21/2012 11:02:48 AM PDT by pajama pundit
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To: pajama pundit
Never liked Elway and have hated him since he did one of those fascist Homeland Security commercials.
22 posted on 03/21/2012 11:17:36 AM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (Sheep and insects need leaders.)
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To: C19fan
The best part of this trade is, as a Seahawk fan it gave me great pain to root for Denver this last year. Bad blood between the two teems going back years. the snowball throwing Bronco fans are a big part of it. Jets I can get behind.
23 posted on 03/21/2012 11:28:38 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: Forgotten Amendments

I would not take your bet. Manning’s neck injury is serious and I think he plays a game or two and retires rather than risks being paralyzed.

I don’t think Manning lasts long in Denver, and they are scrambling for a new QB.

I will be the guy sipping champagne and laughing at Elway’s renewed misery. I don’t hate the Broncos TAHT much or hate Elway THAT much, but his treatment of Tebow has been classless the entire time. Elway deserves what he gets.


24 posted on 03/21/2012 11:56:47 AM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (REPEAL OBAMACARE. Nothing else matters.)
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To: Freedom_Is_Not_Free

I really like Peyton Manning, but to me, he is crazy to walk back out on a football field.

Even if he does well, it is just a matter of time until injury and age get him.

I heard a sport medicine doc say on ESPN that if Manning gets hit again, he could be eating thru a straw the rest of his life. And he would have “no quality of life.” He is already a millionaire, has a Superbowl ring- why not retire and make your money off the field?

Elway sucks. He looks like he goes into his office, lights a cigar, and plots Tebow’s demise.


25 posted on 03/21/2012 2:07:37 PM PDT by baileybat
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To: bolobaby

I agree. Look at Terry Bradshaw. He was horrible his first couple years in the NFL... yet he turned out to be one the best quarterbacks ever.


26 posted on 03/21/2012 2:12:23 PM PDT by mtg
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To: pajama pundit

Going 7-4 while only facing 2 teams that finished over 500 isn’t that impressive. Having a 47.3 completion percentage isn’t that impressive. Combining for 8 total completed passes in 2 games against the miserable Chiefs isn’t that impressive. That’s the stuff that’s why he got replaced and traded for a Sunday draft pick. And having be mentored by Peyton wouldn’t work at all since they’re exact opposite styles of QB.

Your tale of 6 quarterbacks is looking at college stats. He’s got 11 games of NFL stats, they tell us the NFL evaluators are NOT out of their minds, except for maybe the ones that decided to draft him in the first round. He was clearly a 3rd rounder at best, Denver over paid for him, McDaniels was NOT vindicated, and now he’s gone. Maybe the fresh start in a new city will do him some good.


27 posted on 03/21/2012 2:14:37 PM PDT by discostu (I did it 35 minutes ago)
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To: C19fan

So now, John Elway is betting that with Peyton in place the Broncos will get closer to Super Bowel next year than Tebow took ‘em. It’s a foolish bet, from the point of view of statistics of probability.


28 posted on 03/21/2012 2:15:48 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: mtg

The difference is Bradshaw took over a team that had been horrible for decades at a time when the sport was still not that popular (read lucrative). Tebow took over a team with a fairly recent proud history and a dollar value of close to a billion dollars. The modern more lucrative era of sports has a lot less patience, there’s too much money to be lost in failed seasons.


29 posted on 03/21/2012 2:23:12 PM PDT by discostu (I did it 35 minutes ago)
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To: C19fan

Even if Tebow doesn’t start...he can transform the culture of an organization....it happened his freshman year at Florida, even though he was the backup to Chris Leak.


30 posted on 03/21/2012 2:26:11 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Freedom_Is_Not_Free
...but his treatment of Tebow has been classless the entire time

I agree. I'm not even into sports or religious, but Tebow got me following what was going. My take is that Elway didn't like the kind of Christian that Tebow is. Elway is the type that probably goes to church at Christmas and Easter, throws some dough around, and doesn't give it much thought for 363 days out of the year. He wanted to be rid of Tebow and jumped at the chance for Manning. I think that kind of thing can only come around and bite you in the butt.

31 posted on 03/22/2012 10:27:51 PM PDT by beaversmom
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