Just one more article concerning the Tebow trade to the New York Jets. Cindy Boren chronicles the trade time line, details of the swap, as well as reactions from fans and players -former and current- alike.
The Broncos and Jets worked out their differences over contract languagethat required the Jets to reimburse the Broncos for about $5 million Denver had advanced Tebow in 2011. The Jacksonville Jaguars jumped into the bidding for a bit, but, in the end the Jets and Broncos split the payment, freeing Tebow to bring what the Daily News calls “Timsanity” to New York to — get your popcorn — back up Mark Sanchez.
So how does Joe Namath feel?
Joe Namath, the team’s greatest player and critic, hates it, too, but for other reasons. “I don’t think they know what they’re doing over there right now. ... I’m baffled,” Namath told Michael Kay in an ESPN Radio interview. “They’re kind of mixed up over there. I’m talking about the folks that are making the decisions. ... Come on. This is crazy. I don’t know what it’s about. It appears the Jets are trying to grab headlines once again just by making noise.”
The noise is working, by the way.
Read on for Tim's reaction to playing for Rex Ryan, backing up Mark Sanchez, and Sanchez' reaction to Tim.