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Metropolis Meyer stumbled on his franchise quarterback when he drafted Trevor Lawrence at No. 1 total, but that can no longer end him from bringing support one in every of his usual quarterbacks if the chance is acceptable.
Meyer told USA As of late‘s Jarrett Bell that he would be commence to giving Tim Tebow an opportunity because the usual Florida quarterback makes an strive an NFL comeback. Tebow requested a tryout and labored out with the Jaguars as a lawful end.
“It’s comparatively easy: If we contemplate that Tim Tebow may perhaps well support us take grasp of a sport, then we’d look for into it,” Meyer stated Monday. “And we’re no longer there yet. If it happens, that’s our resolution in the support of it.”
Meyer was no longer inquisitive in regards to the exercise and didn’t even test up on the entirety of it as he prepared for the NFL draft, primarily based mostly on Bell. Slightly, tight ends coach Tyler Bowen supervised it, and Meyer stated he’s going to half his thought on Tebow but will leave the resolution to mark him as much as his workers.
“Clearly, whenever you commence up talking about a field he’s by no arrangement played, or hasn’t played in a while, that’s ravishing tricky,” Meyer stated. “So, we’re reviewing the entire lot.”
Meyer coached Tebow at Florida from 2006-09, and the duo gained two nationwide championships. Tebow was topped the Heisman Trophy winner in 2007.
But his NFL occupation by no arrangement comparatively panned out after he was drafted by the Denver Broncos at No. 25 total. He looked in 35 games and made 16 starts between Denver and the Unique York Jets, ending his occupation with 2,422 passing yards, 17 touchdowns, nine interceptions and 989 speeding yards with 12 touchdowns.
Tebow then switched sports activities and joined the Unique York Mets group. He played in the minor leagues from 2016-19 and reached as excessive as Triple-A ball. He stepped away from baseball in February.
The Jaguars may perhaps most definitely indubitably exhaust some support at tight end. They didn’t contend with the necessity in the draft, so that they’re for the time being rolling forward with free-agent pickup Chris Manhertz, who has scored appropriate one landing in the good four seasons mixed, as their TE1.
James O’Shaughnessy didn’t salvage good season but tacked on 262 yards in his 2d season in Jacksonville, starting up 13 games.
Tyler Eifert, the team’s leading tight end in 2020, is a free agent.