Tebowmania has predictably been in full swing since the Patriots decided to sign the former blackballed signal-caller.
Allow DeSean Jackson to fan the flames some more.
Appearing on NFL Network’s “Total Access” Tuesday, the outspoken Eagles receiver doubted Tim Tebow’s ability as a quarterback, saying he’s “not good enough.”
“Forty-six percent (completion percentage)? This is not basketball, that is not good enough,” Jackson said, via NFL.com. “He has the mentality to come in and be a leader and all that good stuff, but as far as winning the games throughout the whole season, I don’t know. I don’t know if he can by my quarterback.”
Jackson is hardly the first person to make note of Tebow’s lackluster completion percentage, which is largerly affected by his unconventional throwing motion.
Several QB gurus have claimed that Tebow has fixed his delivery. But Jackson, having experienced a similar situation in Philadelphia, isn’t of the belief that he can so seamlessly alter his style.
“Michael Vick came in and they wanted him to pass first and he tried to do a great job of doing that, but he still went back to what he always did, which is run,” Jackson said. “That was kind of hard because all you know is what you know.
“That position is a tough position. … You gotta go out there and improve. I don’t think (his play is) going to go too much higher.”
It’s worth wondering why Jackson went so in depth with his Tebow commentary, but it’s hard to disagree with the majority of his points.
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