If Tim Tebow demands a trade, does anyone hear it? Does anyone care?
Their much-ballyhooed backup QB Tim Tebow isn't necessarily thrilled with that, since he was always of the opinion that he was next in line to replace Sanchez.
According to one report, Tebow is now planning to ask to be traded or released after the season, since it's clear that the Jets have no plan on allowing him to legitimately compete for the starting QB position.
The trade market for Tebow would probably be virtually non-existent. The Jets and Jaguars were the only teams to show interest last year when Denver was shopping him.
The Jaguars are probably still interested, since their QB situation and their attendance levels are equally embarrassing.
Tebow might not be able to help that much on the field, but he would definitely bring in fans, since he already has a huge following there from his college days.
The Jets are finally making the right decision by benching Sanchez, and they're also making the right choice by starting McElroy over Tebow as well. Will they make the next smart move and get rid of Tebow?
The Jaguars want Tebow, but if they know he has no desire to play in NY, then they know the Jets will be forced to either trade or release him. If they're the only team interested, there would be no reason to give up anything to get him, when the Jets would eventually just release him anyway.
We'll see how this one shakes out.