New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow was interviewed by WFAN morning show hosts Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton on Thursday morning. Esiason has been critical of Tebow as of late, including saying that he did not believe the Jets should even use Tebow as a quarterback.
In Thursday's interview, Tebow talked about how he deals with the media scrutiny in New York.
"I really try not to think about it. I just try to live my life day to day, meeting to meeting, practice to practice and, you know, stay focused on the little things and not worry about everything else -- what's in the tabloids, what's in the papers, what people are saying about me," Tebow said.
While Tebow has been trying to make the team as a quarterback, he has been used as a punt protector.
"I consider myself a quarterback that, they ask me to do other things to help this team. So if I have the ability and attributes to do something else and help this team, I'm gonna put my heart and soul into doing that," Tebow said.
Esiason, though critical of Tebow, admits that the quarterback "oozes genuine." However, he vows to call out Tebow when the situation arises. Tebow on the other hand, just wants to win.
"I think more than anything you would want people to say, ‘There's someone that helps the team win football games.' That's ultimately why you play the game ... to win. And however I can help the team win football games, that's what I want to do," Tebow said.