by Kent Sterling
When I have a question about the NFL, I call Rick Venturi, one of the best and smartest defensive coaches in NFL history. Rick is able to remove all emotion from his analysis from one of the most polarizing figures in today’s NFL.
People either love Tebow or are mystified by that love. When he was cut last week by the Jets, I wrote my thoughts that NFL teams cannot sign him for a wide variety of reasons – including the love that many feel for him. There were some angry comments, so I decided to go to one of the most respected defensive coordinators in NFL history for answers as to why he remains unemployed.
Shad Khan, owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars, expressed doubt about signing him yesterday, so it was a good time to visit with Coach Venturi.
Coach and I sat down for lunch at Wolfie’s at Morse Reservoir today for a patty melt and a chat. Glad I brought my camera.