Tim Tebow: Jets Must Greatly Expand Backup QB’s Role in Offense

October 6, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New York Jets' solid start to the season has quickly turned to mush, and they need a shot in the arm in the form of prodigal son Tim Tebow to put some firepower in their offense.
A poor season in 2011 by Sanchez's offense may not have been enough to give Tebow the starting spot right off the bat, but things have proved to be more of the same so far in 2012. Their running game is non-existent at just over 80 yards per contest, and the passing game is atrocious.
The best way for New York to improve their running game is to utilize all of Tebow's abilities—not just the running ones. He's barely been used in the offense for anything besides rushing plays, and continuing to do so will only make his presence even more predictable.
If the Jets want Tebow to help improve their running game, they must put their trust in his ability to throw the football as well. A few consecutive completions will open up the defense and allow him to do what he does best: run the footbal...

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