City Meyer on Tim Tebow’s probabilities of making Jaguars: ‘That is gonna be very troublesome’



City Meyer is approaching a troublesome resolution in regard to Tim Tebow and the Jaguars’ roster.

The Jaguars coach, showing on the “Wealthy Eisen Present” on Thursday, supplied an replace on the quarterback-turned-tight finish’s probabilities of making the staff’s closing 55-man roster. Because it stands now, Meyer understands his former signal-caller at Florida has work to do to make the profitable transition.

“What is the proportion of creating the staff? We do not know, that is uncharted water, that is gonna be very troublesome, however he is been doing nice,” Meyer informed Eisen. “He is been doing nice in follow, he is studying the offense as you possibly can think about. He is working as onerous as anyone. I see camaraderie amongst the staff and Tim, and it has been good to date.”

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Tebow, who has not been related to an NFL staff since he was with the Eagles in 2015, was described as “awkward” in his first follow with the Jaguars on Could 28. That is actually not splendid for somebody hoping to make an NFL roster, and whose solely earlier NFL goal hit him within the head. That is true even for the Jaguars, who’ve had notable points on the place.

Meyer once more reiterated that his bringing Tebow onto the staff for a tryout has been as goal as potential, noting that he left Tebow’s preliminary exercise so he might get an unbiased opinion from normal supervisor Trent Baalke, offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and tight finish coach Tyler Bowen.

“I am on his basis board,” Meyer mentioned. “I do know Tim, we discuss. I knew he was on the point of go play professional baseball. He talked about to me that, ‘I am in the very best form of my life,’ and you may inform he’s. And we had a chat, and he mentioned, ‘Properly, might you will have a pair guys take a look at me?’ And I mentioned, clearly, let me suppose this factor via … if it is confidential, yeah I will let some guys take a look at you, and I confirmed up, and I left on goal.

“Our GM was there, our tight finish coach and our offensive coordinator have been there, and so they put him via a exercise, and so they got here again to me and mentioned, ‘My gosh, this man’s in unimaginable form. He is an enormous athlete. Our tight finish room has been struggling.’ … They gave him some issues to work on, after which they introduced him again, and so they got here to me and mentioned I believe we must always give him a shot.'”





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