Report: Jets considering using Tebow on kickoffs

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Report: Jets considering using Tebow on kickoffs

The Jets might be further expanding Tim Tebow's role again, making him the most multi-tasking backup quarterback in the league.

According to Pro Football Talk, the Jets are considering using him on their kickoff team now in addition to the personal protector on their punt team, hoping to utilize his speed.

From Pro Football Talk:
Thats the word from Jets assistant special teams coach Ben Kotwica, who told Manish Mehta of theNew York Daily Newsthat the team is considering using Tebow on their kickoff coverage team. Kotwica said that hes not concerned about Tebows speed getting down the field or about his ability to make a tackle when he gets down there.

When hes in coverage, hell be looking to tackle the returner, Kotwica said. And from what Ive seen, Ive got a pretty high degree of confidence that he would be able to do that.

As training camp ensues, his role may become more definitive, but for now it seems the plans for his offensive and special teams responsibilities make one thing certain: the Jets are relying on him to get the job done.

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Report: Hernandez jurors were invited to funeral

Report: Hernandez jurors were invited to funeral

A member of the jury that acquitted Aaron Hernandez of double-murder said jurors were invited to Hernandez’s funeral by defense attorney Jose Baez, The Boston Herald reported. 

Hernandez, the former Patriots tight end who was already serving a life sentence for the murder of Odin Lloyd when he was acquitted in the 2012 double-murder in Boston, killed himself in his prison cell last week. His funeral was in his hometown of Bristol, Connecticut on Monday. 

One juror told the Herald that Baez offered to pay for bus to have jury attend funeral. 

More from the Herald report: 

“I was invited, but I decided ultimately not to go,” said Robert Monroe, one of 12 jurors who on April 14 acquitted Hernandez of the murders of Cape Verdean immigrants Daniel de Abreu, 29, and Safiro Furtado, 28. Both were living in Dorchester.

“I received a message, if any of the jurors wanted to go to the Aaron Hernandez funeral, that [Hernandez’s attorney] Jose Baez would rent a bus to get us back and forth,” Monroe told the Herald today.