Tim Tebow Press Conference, 09.14.12: Trade Demand Rumor 'Pretty Funny'

On who could run the Wildcat best other than him...
I don't know, that's a good question. I feel like we have a lot of talented guys on this offense. I feel, if practiced, a lot of guys could step up and do it.

On Joe McKnight...
Well, his athleticism, his skillset, is very unique. He's someone that is very fast, very athletic, can be kind of like a slash, a receiver, (and) a running back. He can do a lot of things and that's someone that's very rare.

On how big of a factor the Wildcat can be against Pittsburgh ...
Well, we want to be a factor and be able to be effective and execute and be efficient when we're in there. But, I think that also depends on play calling time and how many opportunities they put in (for) the Wildcat. We just want to find ways to hold on to the ball, to get first downs, to keep our defense off of the field and if we can do that through the Wildcat, that'd be great.

On if he likes the fact that other teams don't know how he will be used...

I don't know. I guess there's some sort of (benefit in) them having to plan without knowing exactly (what we're going to do), which is good. (It) definitely takes up more of their practice time and reps and thinking about certain things. So in that way, I think it's a good thing.

On the reports stating he will ask for a trade in 2013...
That's what these guys told me about a little bit ago. I find that pretty funny. It's about as true as me living in Hoboken, I think. (laughter) I guess it's just part of what you have to deal with, is rumors and stuff like that, I don't know. All I can say is, I love being here as a Jet, I'm thankful for it and I want to be here for a long time. I guess you just have to put up with stuff like that.

On if he has anything against Hoboken...
(Laughter) Nothing, except everybody says I live there, still to this day.

On if he sees similarities between working with Coach Ryan and Coach Westhoff...
Yeah, there are definitely some similarities.

On the similarities between Coach Ryan and Coach Westhoff...
(The) passion. The way they just coach, it's kind of similar as far as, (they are) just very outgoing, serious, but kind of humorous at the same time, if that makes sense. (They are) never afraid to step in there, in the middle of plays. (It) doesn't always have to be perfect, it's kind of coaching in a bit of a chaotic way, which is kind of on the run and it's fun. I think that's effective, as well.

On whether Westhoff has talked to him about other players he has used in a similar way...
Yeah, he has talked to me about certain things he did with Brad Smith and other guys. Being around Coach Westhoff, you hear a lot of stories. He's one of the best I've been around as far as telling stories. So you hear a lot of stories about old guys and stuff that he did in all sorts of situations.

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