Jacobs, 38, has not performed in a regular-season sport because the 2013 season with the New York Giants. It was his second stint with the Giants after having spent the earlier season with the San Francisco 49ers.
The retired operating again tweeted he needed to make it as a defensive finish and took a swipe at Tebow.
“Properly since Tebow got here again after being off a superb bit, I’m asserting at the moment that I to will comeback. I’ll play defensive finish for no matter crew provides me an opportunity!!!” he wrote.
“I’m actually critical about coming again as a defensive finish. I can nonetheless run, I’m robust and there’s no approach Tim Tebow is a greater athlete than I’m. I simply want a shot that’s it!! If I can’t reduce it I’ll take it like a person. Simply give me one probability that’s all!!” he added.
Jacobs performed for the Giants for eight years between 2005 and 2011 and once more in 2013. He by no means took a defensive snap.
Tebow final appeared in an NFL regular-season sport in 2012 however made appearances in camp for the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles earlier than making an attempt his hand at being a broadcaster and an outfielder within the New York Mets’ group.
He has confronted an amazing quantity of criticism upon his return and his attempt at tight finish. He solely had one snap as a receiver in his profession throughout the common season.
The Jaguars have been prepared to offer him a shot and make it onto the roster. The beginning job for the place is a bit vast open because the crew introduced in six tight ends within the offseason to compete for at the very least three spots.