According to Gary Myers of the New York Daily News, Jets quarterback Tim Tebow will look to move on at the end of the season if he continues to sit behind Mark Sanchez.
“I think he will be a good soldier,” one NFL source said Wednesday, per Myers. “At the end of the year, I think he will express those concerns to the Jets. He will want to move on. The one thing about Tebow is he is the quintessential team player. He would never do anything that is going to undermine the team. But he’s football-aholic. It’s in his blood.”
If Tebow remains in his limited role all season, then the source anticipates the QB will sit down with Jets decision-makers and ask them to trade him. His contract runs through the 2014 season, and Tebow is not ready to concede defeat on being a starting quarterback again.
“Absolutely he will talk to the Jets or we will have misevaluated his competitive nature,” Myers’ source said. “There comes a point, where they get it and realize this is who I am and just accept that role. Tebow is not there yet.”
I really wish a team would bring Tebow in and take a few years to help him develop as a quarterback. If someone was willing to be patient with him, instead of just throwing him on the field as a punt protector, I think he could end up being a viable NFL quarterback.