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McElroy disappointed by Tebow cut, but ready to compete

McElroy disappointed by Tebow cut, but ready to compete

nydailynews.com profootballtalk.com Updated May 1, 2013
Though it ultimately means there’s one fewer person between Greg McElroy and the starting job, the Jets quarterback said Wednesday he was sad to see the Jets’ 13-month Tim Tebow experiment come to a close Monday. “It’s disappointing to see anybody
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  • Jets start making changes to front office

    Jets start making changes to front office

    profootballtalk.com May 1, 2013
    When a new General Manager is hired in January, he inherits the front office and typically refrains from making changes until the draft in April. The draft has come and gone, and now Jets G.M. John Idzik has started the process of putting his own people…
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  • Idzik Makes Front Office Moves

    Idzik Makes Front Office Moves

    With the draft done and over with, general manager John Idzik has begun to make changes to the Jets’ front office after having a chance to evaluate his staff. The Jets will not renew the contracts of assistant director of college scouting Michael Davis
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  • Warren Moon: CFL not place for Tebow to fix throwing motion

    Warren Moon: CFL not place for Tebow to fix throwing motion

    nydailynews.com May 1, 2013
    Tim Tebow struggled to complete passes in the NFL, and the Canadian Football League isn’t the place for him to fine-tune his flawed throwing motion. That’s the opinion of Football Hall of Famer Warren Moon, who says being able to throw is the QB’s â
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  • Excess texting may have cost new Jet QB Geno

    Excess texting may have cost new Jet QB Geno

    nydailynews.com May 1, 2013
    Geno Smith hasn’t played a down in the NFL yet, and already questions about his character and ability to lead a professional team have cropped up.
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  • Geno Smith’s Ability to Play QB Questioned

    Geno Smith’s Ability to Play QB Questioned

    thejetsblog.com May 1, 2013
    Whether you care for unnamed sources or not, Jason Cole wrote a scathing article published today on Yahoo! which will generate a lot of talk over the next few days in which unnamed execs slam the Jets new quarterback, Geno Smith for his pride, his inabi…
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  • Coples to Move Into New Role as OLB?

    Coples to Move Into New Role as OLB?

    thejetsblog.com May 1, 2013
    Going into the 2013 NFL Draft, the Jets seemed to have the 3-4 defensive end spot squared away, but with the addition of Sheldon Richardson last Thursday night, some other moves were going to have to be made and according to Rex Ryan himself, it might i…
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  • Criticism of Geno Smith mounts after the draft

    Criticism of Geno Smith mounts after the draft

    profootballtalk.com May 1, 2013
    For NFL draft prospects, seeing criticism in the media from anonymous sources is simply part of the process of going pro. But Jets second-round pick Geno Smith has been taking a surprising amount of criticism after the draft. From criticism of his state…
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  • Getting To Know Jets Draft Pick Tommy Bohanon

    Getting To Know Jets Draft Pick Tommy Bohanon

    thejetsblog.com May 1, 2013
    In this day and age where the fullback position is a rare breed among NFL circles, John Conner was supposed to be the bowling ball bruiser who could create opportunities for his running mates like former Jet Tony Richardson. Unfortunately, injuries and …
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  • Plugging the Holes: Offense

    Plugging the Holes: Offense

    thejetsblog.com May 1, 2013
    During the lead up to the draft, there were two offensive positions that received a lot of focus here on the blog, but which the Jets didn’t fill any needs with any of their picks. Here’s a quick look at what the Jets might do between now and the star
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  • Post Mortem on Tim Tebow

    Post Mortem on Tim Tebow

    thejetsblog.com May 1, 2013
    “I thought we were going to use him in a multiple of ways, but quite honestly, it didn’t work out. [...] We didn’t take advantage of his skill set, but that’s nobody’s fault. Ultimately, it’s my fault.” —Rex Ryan on the Jets misuse of Tim
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  • Video - Teams that improved the most through the draft 02:59

    Teams that improved the most through the draft

    May 1
    The "Path to the Draft" crew analyzes the teams that improved the most through the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Video - The Word: Releasing Tim Tebow 06:34

    The Word: Releasing Tim Tebow

    May 1
    Jane McManus, Julie Foudy and Prim Siripipat break down Tebow's release from the Jets and what may be next for him.
  • Video - New York Hot Button: Cut Sanchez? 01:53

    New York Hot Button: Cut Sanchez?

    May 1
    This week's Hot Button answers the question: Should the Jets cut Mark Sanchez? Rich Cimini goes deep on the issue.
  • Video - Team That Filled Biggest Need 01:38

    Team That Filled Biggest Need

    May 1
    Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay identify which team filled the biggest need in the NFL draft.

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