Jets’ Tim Tebow: Should He Have Been Active with Rib Fractures?

November 25, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan finds himself in a quarterback controversy again. Was making backup Tim Tebow available for the team's Thanksgiving night game against the New England Patriots, while having two broken ribs, a good decision?
According to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, Ryan defended his decision to make Tebow active despite the revelation that the controversial quarterback had two fractured ribs. "He absolutely, 100 percent could've played in that game," Ryan said.
Interestingly, the embattled coach pointed out that the Jets' team doctors only made the diagnosis of rib fractures Wednesday, the day before the game, even though Tebow was injured against Seattle 10 days earlier.
In The New York Daily News, Manish Mehta outlined the team’s clarification of the injury. The team initially believed Tebow had sore ribs, as x-rays after the Seattle game did not reveal the extent of the injury. A CT scan and MRI performed Tuesday night revealed the fractures...

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