With the NFL trade deadline pushed back an extra two days to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, talk is beginning to heat up about the possibility of Tim Tebow being traded from the New York Jets to the Jacksonville Jaguars. When the Denver Broncos put Tebow back on the trading block last March, the Jaguars were one of the teams expressing interest in the quarterback, but Tebow preferred the Jets as he believed they gave him the best chance of competing for the starting job at quarterback.
It’s no secret Tebow has been frustrated with his lack of playing time on offense for the Jets so far this season as he’s recorded just three passing attempts and 23 rushes for 78 yards. While Sanchez has been anything but consistent so far this season, Rex Ryan continues to support his decision to keep him as the starting quarterback for now–which is why a possible move to Jacksonville may be the best option for Tebow before Thursday’s deadline.
Then again, Tebow may be just as frustrated over his lack of playing time as a member of the Jaguars considering the team is still sold with Blaine Gabbert as their quarterback. Jacksonville may be off to a 1-6 start, but it’s unfair to put the blame on Gabbert considering the lack of weapons on offense–even if he’s only broken the 200-yard passing mark twice.
The Jaguars may be denying any interest in Tebow at the current moment, but it should be interesting to see if any last-minute decisions develop before Thursday’s deadline.
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