Who thought the Wildcat was dead?
Be honest. Who actually thought that this so-called "trend" that dates back to 2008 had actually come to an end?
Well all of you that believed the Wildcat was dead—you're wrong.
Just ask New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum.
During the Jets' Wednesday conference call to announce the trade and acquisition of Tim Tebow, Tannenbaum stated that the team still has faith in the Wildcat; which only makes sense, as one of the men that started the offensive series, Tony Sparano, is New York's newly-hired offensive coordinator.
Tannenbaum even specifically stated that the team has a specific role for Tebow.
Now what could that role be? Only one can assume that Sparano is going to whip out the old Miami Dolphins playbook and insert Tebow in place of Ronnie Brown.
Despite former Dolphins running back Ricky Williams believing that the Wildcat is dead, he couldn't be more wrong.
I envision that the Jets are going to use Tebow's natural talents to the best of their capabilities.
Tebow is one of the greatest option quarterbacks to ever play the game, as he has such great field-vision when running the ball, and is such a difficult player to tackle. You simply cannot ignore those talents, you need to embrace them. And that's what Rex Ryan, Tony Sparano and the New York Jets will do in the 2012 season.
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