Mara talks Tebow, Cowboys and Redskins

March, 25, 2012
Tim Tebow has dominated the news in New York lately and even John Mara couldn't stop himself from making a little crack about the Jets' big move.

While meeting with reporters at the NFL meetings in Palm Beach, Mara was asked by reporters if New York is big enough for the Giants and Tebowmania.

"I don't know, but the David Carr press conference will be tomorrow, too," Mara joked to reporters according to tweet by ESPN's Rachel Nichols.

The Giants signed their backup quarterback Carr shortly after Tebow was traded to the Jets. Of course, unlike Tebow, who will be welcomed with a press conference by the Jets on Monday, Carr's signing was announced on a story by the Giants' team website.

Nichols then relayed that comment to Jets owner Woody Johnson.

"Well, that's pretty interesting," Johnson told Nichols.

Nichols later tweeted, "(He) did not look pleased."

In non-Tebow news, Mara also discussed the salary cap penalties imposed on the Redskins and Cowboys.

Mara, who is the chairman of the NFL Management Committee, said "the penalties were proper."

"Quite frankly, I think they're lucky they didn't lose draft picks," Mara said according to ESPN NFC East blogger Dan Graziano.

Graziano has the rest of what Mara said about the Redskins and Cowboys here.
Ohm Youngmisuk has covered the Giants, Jets and the NFL since 2006. Prior to that, he covered the Nets, Knicks and the NBA for nearly a decade. He joined after working at the New York Daily News for almost 12 years and is a graduate of Michigan State University.
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