Originally Posted by southside
Maybe no one is giving them the time of day on a trade for Tebow ... because no one wants him. Thus, they are going to let him at least compete in a fair competition for the starting QB job (since we will most definitely have an open competition). I don't see what the big deal is and why people have to read so much into it. The Jets don't have a trade offer on the table and rather than just releasing him they are going to actually give him a chance at the starting QB job unless a team offers a trade for him.
But why pay him 2.58 million to do so? Makes no sense to keep him just because you couldnt trade him.