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Tebow Hurt By Criticism Of His Character,
Insists He Never Asked Out Of Anything

CBSNewYork/AP, by Staff

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Posted By:PLPointer67, 12/27/2012 5:20:13 AM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Tim Tebow said that he never asked out of running Wildcat plays last week, but the Jets’ backup quarterback acknowledges that Rex Ryan may have misunderstood him. Tebow said on Wednesday that he told Ryan last Tuesday that he was “definitely disappointed” he wasn’t going to be the starting quarterback in place of the benched Mark Sanchez, and added that he told the coach he wanted to play “regular quarterback.” “I never said, ‘Hey, I don’t want to do anything,’” Tebow said.

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What strikes me is that in this ´upside down´ world, many Stars (& reporters) could care less about their ´character.´ It´s a foreign word to them.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 12/27/2012 5:35:40 AM     (No. 9085260)

We wonder if Mr. Tebow would be treated the same way if he were in a racial minority group.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Knotwyrkin, 12/27/2012 5:49:01 AM     (No. 9085265)

Mr. Tebow is in a minority group - Christian man with moral standing, love of God, and work ethic - everything progressives hate.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 12/27/2012 6:20:02 AM     (No. 9085282)

Tebow may not be the best QB in football, but he is definitely one of the best role models and persons. The media scum love to take down such a decent man--and it is sick.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kono, 12/27/2012 6:25:35 AM     (No. 9085289)

O.P. -- it reminds me of high school in the ´70s, when a guy who openly pursued keeping his nose squeaky clean was ´uncool´ enough to be anathema, and when a guy who strove to remain a virgin until marriage was looked upon with mistrust or even accused of being gay.

Tebow the QB? meh.
Tebow the competitor and team leader? yeh.
Tebow the human being? above and beyond.

I hope Tim remembers Luke 6:22 and Matthew 5:11-12a when he gets grief like this week.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/27/2012 6:38:55 AM     (No. 9085298)

Think I read where he might turn up in Jacksonville next year.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 12/27/2012 6:58:07 AM     (No. 9085315)

Excellent citation! Here it is:

Luke 6:22
New International Version (NIV)
22 Blessed are you when people hate you,
when they exclude you and insult you
and reject your name as evil,
because of the Son of Man.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: sewa, 12/27/2012 8:07:21 AM     (No. 9085389)

Another good Scripture verse is 1 Peter 2:20-23. Tim Tebow will do just fine. Just as a metal is purified and made stronger and more valuable after being heated over hot coals, so Tim will come out of this much stronger. He has been a terrific role model for kids to emulate. I had a sister who once worked in the office of a newspaper, and she said the morals there were like those of an alley cat. Which might be why Tim receives so much vitriol from the media - they can´t stand the comparison.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Native Texan, 12/27/2012 8:33:32 AM     (No. 9085439)

# 2 , I agree with you. I am a fan of Tebow, he is a class act and being treated terrible. I hope he can go to a team that will appreciate him.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: fb2002, 12/27/2012 8:45:20 AM     (No. 9085448)

Tim Tebow is a man of great grace. The Jets are treating him very poorly because he is a Christian. How sad, given that so many NFL players are soulless creeps.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: NancyD, 12/27/2012 9:06:28 AM     (No. 9085493)

I loathe the media. They can´t stand decent people and they want to tear them down to make the idiots of the world "not look THAT bad".



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Reply 11 - Posted by: lala, 12/27/2012 9:06:35 AM     (No. 9085496)

I believe Tim Tebow.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: lakerman1, 12/27/2012 9:11:21 AM     (No. 9085502)

I played a little bit of football. (The older I get, the better I was.)
And as a lineman, I blocked for dropback qbs and also for scrambling qbs. It is much more difficult to block for scrambling qbs - almost freelancing, instead of following blocking assignments.
So in order for a scrambling, running qb to be successful, he must have a line willing to do the nontraditional blocking.
Separate from that, though, is that a person who shows his Christianity is not cool. (A muslim, however, is cool when he shows his religion.)
And Merill Hoge had to give up the game because of several severe concussions. I think there may be some early signs of a brain disorder because of his history. Sort of like Joe Biden. They just say stuff.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: tenncon231, 12/27/2012 10:22:09 AM     (No. 9085683)

The apples from the "Buddy Ryan" tree don´t fall far from the tree!
Buddy was one who fell in love with his press clippings--remember when Da Coach and buddy almost got into fisticuffs during superbowl 85.
time for the billies to head back to the hills!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Japanorama, 12/27/2012 2:46:37 PM     (No. 9086224)

The NFL has become politicized.
I have lost all interest in it.
Bye.

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