Tim Tebow: Starting Aerially-Challenged QB Will Not Save New York Jets’ Season

October 3, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New York Jets look terrible, and Mark Sanchez's poor play is a big reason why, but that doesn't mean making the highly-debated switch to Tim Tebow will turn this team around. 
The Jets' problems go far beyond the quarterback position, and those problems would doom Tebow.
When Tebow led the Denver Broncos to a six-game winning streak last season, they did so largely with good defense and a great run game. It was a recipe for success with Tebow's low-turnover, grind-it-out play.
In four of those six wins, the Broncos did not allow more than 13 points, and the most passing yards Tebow had in any of those games was 236. 
The Jets do not have a team that can win like this. Their defense is in shambles. They have allowed the 31st most rushing yards, and while they are fourth in opposing passing yards, their pass defense took a huge hit when Darrelle Revis was lost for the season with a knee injury in Week 3. 
This defense will be lucky to hold a te...

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