Jets DB Antonio Cromartie Clarifies Tebow Tweet

Sunday March 25th, 2012

New York Jets defensive back Antonio Cromartie clarified a tweet he made last week before the Jets acquired quarterback Tim Tebow. Cromartie said that the Jets "[didn't] need Tebow."

"We don't need Tebow. We sell out every home game let him go to Jacksonville Tampa or Miami. Our wildcat offense can b ran by (Jeremy) Kerley or Joe McKnight we straight," Cromartie tweeted, according to

Cromartie changed his tune Friday, when he told the New York Daily News that Tebow could "spark" the offense. "He's a guy that brings a different atmosphere to the locker room and the huddle," Cromartie told the paper. "We were missing that last year -- a guy that can take control and do the things that we need to. (General manager Mike Tannenbaum and coach Rex Ryan) feel like he can come in and bring us that spark on offense when he's in certain packages."

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