Jaguars won’t take a chance on Tim Tebow, but will on a suspended wide receiver

Mike Bianchi
 
SPORTS COMMENTARY

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon, the teams’ No. 1 draft pick last year, has been suspended for the first four games of next season after violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy — his third substance-related incident in less than three years. Blackmon has been arrested for two DUIs and now this incident.

I guess we shouldn’t be surprised. The NFL gives multiple chances to drunks, druggies and delinquents, but won’t give Tim Tebow one legitimate shot. Isn’t it sad? The Jaguars will take a chance on a substance-abusing wide receiver, but won’t take a chance on Tim Tebow — a proven winner, a hometown hero and a role model to people throughout the world. The Jags’ organizational stance on Tebow bafflingly seems to be this: “He’s the most popular player in the league who has won at every level and could sell tickets and make us interesting. Why in the world would we want THAT?”

Then again, who am I to judge? I guess we should just accept the fact that the Jaguars, who were 2-14 last year and have been irrelevant for more than a decade, are just smarter than the rest of us. . . .

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7 Responses to “Jaguars won’t take a chance on Tim Tebow, but will on a suspended wide receiver”

  1. tawk2 says:

    What else is new NFL players who get arrested always get second, third, fourth chances or even more at times. It seems that the NFL wants to support those who break the law over and over.

    Tim being snubbed by the Jags gm really upsets me! But he endorses a guy who keeps using drugs and gets multiple DUIs! I cannot believe they are going with Blaine Gabbert or Chad Henne again, they deserve to not win any games this year!

    Time will only tell where Tim ends up, but I do know he will not give up! When Tim gets his chance he will only succeed and prove all the naysayers wrong.

    Go TEBOW we believe!!!!

  2. andrea says:

    I don’t think the Jags were happy that Tebow went to the Jets last year instead of picking the Jags.Maybe after Gabbert starts out horrible,they will sign Tebow to a contract if he hasn’t been picked up by another team.

  3. ck says:

    Wow, this Mike Bianchi, states THE ABSOLUTE TRUTH!!! (Also, tawk2 and andrea are right too!) This just defies definition b/c in reality they better hope T2 doesn’t go away as they will lose a lot of fundage!!! Guess me watching NFL games will not happen EITHER IF THEY DON’T FIND A TEAM FOR T2!!!!
    GBPT2/GO TEBOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Thrawn says:

    The decision to take a chance on this guy and not take a chance on Tebow has little to do with being a good guy vs. bad guy off the field. all that stuff about Tebow being a role model is nice and all, it really has nothing to do with him not getting a shot.

    There are two major problems Tebow has.

    #1. Too many around the league don’t think Tebow can play QB in this league. What ever you think of his college career and the Broncos winning games with him at QB, the perception is that he was carried, has poor accuracy, and has a hard time grasping passing schemes. True or false, that is the perception. The low completion percentage and low production from the Denver offense in 2011 is hurting him. Fair or not, this is what a potential suitor for Tebow is looking at.

    #2. His popularity. This would not be an issue at all if #1 wasn’t also true. If they think the guy doesn’t have the skillset to be a starter, why would they want his popularity? Nobody wants all the talk about their team being about the backup. Nobody wants the side show surpassing the team itself.

    If #1 wasn’t the perception around the league, few would have a problem with #2. Who wouldn’t want their most marketable commodity being about their starting QB? Teams, GMs, and coaches all usually have a big ego. They don’t like being told what to do by armchair GMs on their couches who do nothing but pound beers and nachos in front of the TV on sunday. They don’t like the press telling them to give Tebow a shot. I think that was part of why Rex Ryan didn’t give him a start when he would have been perfectly justified in doing so. It is that old, “the press isn’t going to tell me what to do” syndrome. He may have kept him out of the game out of spite.

    This is why there is no chance he will catch on with a team that has a young QB they are still trying to break in, and why he won’t end up on a team that might have a QB controversy if he is there. Jacksonville, Cleveland, Seattle, San Fran…. All of those destinations made logical sense as far as the way the teams were built and their situation. But 2 of those teams are breaking in a young guy that doesn’t need Tebowmania hovering over their shoulders, and the others aren’t ready to give up on their investments yet. Signing Tebow is admitting they gave up on their other guy. Cuz you know it won’t be long before the Tebow chants come out and the billboards go up.

    His ONLY real shot at staying in the NFL with a lower profile (which is what he needed all along) is if he catches on with a team like Pittsburgh or New England where there is no pressure to give him starts. He also needs to find a way to correct the perceptions of #1 and #2. His college record and his time in Denver just hasn’t been persuasive enough or teams would have tripped over themselves trying to get Tebow on their team when he was available TWICE now in his first 3 years.

    • Harry Apol says:

      You can TRY TO put any kind of “spin move on” the underlying fact:
      THE NFL and Their Lackey Commentators oF ANTI – CHRIST Hate (NOW TRENDY!)

      THEY – WILL NOT BACK OFF FROM THEIR TIM TEBOW HATE CAMPAIGN – When you have to inteview somebody that DARES to Say THE UNTHINKABLE To YOUR WORLD VIEW ->
      and YOU KNOW – THE FIRST BOLD DARING CONSISTENT THING – He DAREs TO SAY IS :

      “First of All I WANT TO THANK MY LORD AND SAVIOUR – JESUS CHRIST”

      THIS MAN HAS TO BE BANNED FROM NFL BY HOOK OR CROOK !!

      WOW!!!! – EVEN IF IT COSTS THE LEAGUE MONEY!!!!

      Logic, Truth, and a Candid Reality Check!!
      The only significant element of the advertised “Polarizing of Tim Tebow”->
      that could cause such an almost conspiratorial blanket affect of Hate on TT,
      is his consistent unashamed BOLD expression of his Faith in his Lord and Saviour “Jesus Christ”. All the continual negative Hate tirads consistently eminating – from so many diverse sources having nothing close to being common to then – that and that alone, although they try to couche it with other variables that were previously common to many players – who had minimal attacks on them and No Real Hate continually dumped upon them from the NFL to the News Media. Even to the extreme example of the Late Night TV comedian that said if he had the choice between shooting Ben Liden or Tim Tebow in the head, he would have difficulty deciding which one to kill.??
      In reality this is really an all out campaign of EVIL that is sourced right out of the PIT OF HELL and is directly related to Spiritual Warfare.
      Those of us that are Christians Should Take a Stand, and if this Garbage continues, and Tim Tebow is NOT given a fair chance this SEASON:
      Consider this Process -> How about SOME REAL..> Truth and JUSTICE?
      For: Ignorance is not always bliss..
      And: Choices do have Consequences..>
      Luke 18:7 And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?
      Proverbs 14:12 There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
      Romans 12:19 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
      It is NOT in Tim Tebow’s hands, BUT know it – Justice will Prevail!
      And There are SOME BROTHERS IN CHRIST WHO WILL SUPPORT HIM !!
      **WE SHOULD START A BOYCOTT OF THE NFL!! **
      (They do understand the loss of $$)
      – Many of US have had enough, of the disparity of treatment that the Perferts, Murderers, Drug addicts, and other Convicted Criminals of NFL PLAYERs get that, many times, seems much more favorable TREATMENT than that the HATE Campaign against Tim Tebow has given him!
      Absolutely and Only because of his BOLD,
      Un-ashamed STAND FOR JESUS CHRIST. Enough is Enough !!

      • Sherry Cappucia says:

        Thanks, Harry

        Finally someone has focused on the real TRUTH – of this Hate Campaign
        against Tim Tebow – based on this deceptive “Polarization” code word
        for their HATING ON his Un-Ashamed Boldness in his Christian Faith –
        which is JUST the Reality of the life he leads and they JUST CANNOT
        STAND IT. (Neither Can Satan – so is Minions are VERY BUSY !

        These NFL “Low Lifes” should be ashamed of themselves !!

        The Truth can set Set Them Free !

        Yes- it is getting to close to the time to take REAL ACTION..

        BOYCOTT THE NFL !!

  5. Sherry Cappucia says:

    Harry – YOur Words Ring Forth THE TRUTH – THAT THEY (NFL) WILL NOT ADMIT TO:

    Your Logic is undeniable – “Polarizing” means “TOO CHRISTIAN”

    and is their convenient, deceptive “Code Word” for THEIR HATE CAMPAIGN !

    AND THIS MUST BE STOPPPED AT ALL COST.

    BOYCOTTING THE NFL – by TRUE CHRISTIANS

    Maybe the ONLY effective recourse we have – in this

    Satanic Manipulation of events.. toward the “TRENDY” DARK SIDE!

    GO TIM TEBOW

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