City Meyer is approaching a troublesome determination 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 possibilities of making the crew’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 crew? We do not know, that is uncharted water, that is gonna be very troublesome, however he is been doing nice,” Meyer advised Eisen. “He is been doing nice in apply, he is studying the offense as you may think about. He is working as laborious as anyone. I see an excellent camaraderie amongst the crew and Tim, and it has been good up to now.”
Tebow, who has not been related to an NFL crew since he was with the Eagles in 2015, was described as “awkward” in his first apply with the Jaguars on Could 28. That is actually not very best 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 crew for a tryout has been as goal as doable, noting that he left Tebow’s preliminary exercise so he might get an unbiased opinion from common supervisor Trent Baalke, offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and tight finish coach Tyler Bowen.
“I am on his basis board,” Meyer stated. “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 one of the best form of my life,’ and you’ll inform he’s. And we had a chat, and he stated, ‘Nicely, might you might have a pair guys take a look at me?’ And I stated, clearly, let me assume this factor by … 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, they usually put him by a exercise, they usually got here again to me and stated, ‘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, they usually got here to me and stated I feel we must always give him a shot.'”