FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Tim Tebow is getting his first New York close-up.
At his introductory news conference Monday, the New York Jets backup quarterback, acquired from Denver last Wednesday, says he's grateful and excited to be with the team.
Tebow is speaking at a massive gathering that's being held at the Jets field house because the overflow of media was so great the session couldn't be hold in the team's normal press room. That's a first for any Jets player -- including starting quarterback Mark Sanchez.
The Jets No. 2 QB says he and Sanchez have known each other for three years and have a "great relationship."
Tebow is coming off a season of incredible comebacks with the Broncos, and the Jets are hoping he has more surprises left in him.
Coach Rex Ryan, general manager Mike Tannenbaum and owner Woody Johnson are not at the news conference. They're down at the NFL meetings in Palm Beach, Fla., far away from the wild scene at the team's headquarters.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.