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No matter what side of the fence you're on about Tim Tebow as an NFL quarterback, you had to know his tenure with the New York Jets could only end one way: Disaster.
Mark Sanchez's confidence was already shaken after last year's debacle, and adding Tebow to the mix only made things worse for the "Sanchize."
From the beginning, the massive New York media stirred the pot, penning headline after headline about how Tebow should start or about how he should be used, and in the end, his impact on the Jets proved to be nothing but an endless distraction.
Not only did offensive coordinator Tony Sparano have absolutely no clue how to utilize Tebow, but it seemed anytime Sanchez started getting into some semblance of a rhythm with his receivers, Sparano would yank him out so Tebow could run up the gut for one yard.
Furthermore, none of the players inside the locker room ever believed Tebow could play the quarterback position, and the way the Jets used him in 2012 proved they weren't the only ones.
Never mind that the Jets gave up a fourth- and sixth-round draft pick for him, agreed to pay over $2.5 million of his advance salary and got a seventh-round pick back in return (h/t ESPN.com).
Not only did Tebow to the Jets prove to be one of the biggest controversies of 2012, but it also proved to be one of the worst personnel decisions that any team made this season.