Urban Meyer is approaching a tough decision regarding Tim Tebow and Jaguar’s list.
Jaguar coach, who appeared on “Rich Iron Show” on Thursday he provided the latest information on the chances of the defender turning to make the final list of 55 members. As it stands now, Meyer understands that his former signal caller in Florida must work on a successful transition.
“What is the percentage of team creation? We don’t know, this is unexplored water, this is going to be very difficult, but it’s going great,” Meyer told Eisen. “He’s doing great in practice, learning the insult as you can imagine. He’s working as hard as everyone else. I see a good friendship between the team and the team, and it’s been good so far.”
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Tebow, who has not been associated with the NFL team since he was with the Eagles in 2015, has been described as “awkward” in his first practice with Jaguars on May 28th. This is certainly not ideal for someone hoping to put together an NFL roster, whose only previous NFL target is hit him in the head. This is true even for Jaguars, who have had significant problems in that position.
Meyer reiterated that bringing Tebow to the rehearsal team was as objective as possible, noting that he left Tebow’s initial training session so he could get the unbiased opinion of general manager Trent Baalke, offensive coordinator Darrell Bewell and coach Tyler Bowen.
“I’m on his core board,” Meyer said. I know Tim, we’re talking. I knew he was getting ready to play professional baseball. He mentioned to me that “I’m in the best shape of my life” and you can say he was. And we had a conversation, and he said, ‘Well, can you look at a few guys? ‘ And I said, obviously, let me think about this … if it’s confidential, yes, I’ll let some people look at you, and I showed up and left on purpose.
“Our general manager was there, there was our tight coach and our offensive coordinator, who did it, and they came back to me and said, ‘God, this one’s in amazing shape. He’s a great athlete. Our tight the final room was struggling. ‘… They gave him some things to work on, and then they brought him back, and they came up to me and said I thought we should try it. “