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“Despite a smaller-than-expected role in the offense, Tebow said he'd like to stay with the Jets. "It's been great being here," he said. "I love being a Jet. I want to stay a Jet." Tebow said "it means a lot to have that support, especially from an owner. You always want support from the top, so it's definitely encouraging." Rex Ryan agreed with his owner, saying he'd like to keep Tebow for the remainder of his contract. But the coach also is realistic. "There's no guarantee there that, if there's an opportunity to help your football team & then I guess no player is totally guaranteed that they'll be here," Ryan said. "Clearly, he's a guy we thought a lot of, and that's why we traded for him, and we still think a lot of him." It's hard to imagine the ultra-competitive Tebow happy if he remains in a backup role. He allowed that "anything is possible. I don't know what the future holds." Tebow has played in only 39 snaps on offense. He's a master at deflecting pointed questions about his role, downplaying any unhappiness, but he admitted he's not immune to frustration. "I'm definitely someone who gets frustrated, but I know my role here right now," he said. "You just try to do the best you can and do a good job in practice to expand your role."
Are we going to keep Tebow? Absolutely. He'll be with us for three years. I think he's going to be a real valuable asset in terms of helping us win games.” -- Jets owner Woody Johhnson, in interview with CNBC