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Sunday football notes

Jets coach Rex Ryan believes Tim Tebow will excel

The Jets’ decision to trade for Tim Tebow may have appeared to be a rash, shoot-from-the-hip decision by coach Rex Ryan and general manager Mike Tannenbaum. But from listening to Ryan last week at the NFL meetings in Palm Beach, Fla., it was clear that this was a calculated football decision.

Ryan has a clear plan on the field for Tebow and realizes the potential for problems off it - specifically, fan reaction if starter Mark Sanchez struggles.

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