June 14, 2012; Florham Park, NJ, USA; New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez (6) and quarterback Tim Tebow (15) throw passes during minicamp at the Atlantic Health Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE
Every single Buffalo Bills fan ever already knows how awesome Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly was as a player. In case you weren't aware, or were simply looking for a reminder, he's still pretty awesome. Here's what Kelly had to say about the New York Jets and their impending fiasco at quarterback with Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow:
"As a Buffalo Bills fan, now, I hope there's so much turmoil during training camp. I hope (Tim Tebow) plays great, he pushes (Mark Sanchez), and all of a sudden the locker room's coming apart," Kelly told the NFL Network this week. "Because you've got to remember, they open with the Buffalo Bills, first game of the season in the Meadowlands.
"I really, to be honest with you, don't know what they really were thinking," Kelly would later conclude.
Kelly's opinion is the latest example in a long line of good examples on why former athletes are typically outstanding interviewees: they spent a career spouting PC garbage, and when they're out of the game and free to speak their minds, the real opinions come forth, and often with enthusiasm.
Now granted, Kelly was part of a "Bickering Bills" team that said a little too much in the media back in the day, so perhaps things haven't changed much for him at all. Either way, the interview was hilarious, and Kelly was simply repeating an opinion that just about every non-Jets fan is hoping for right now.