"Like I told Tim, I've never seen anybody decide to take their shirt off in the rain," Jets linebacker Bart Scott said, drawing laughs. "Usually, I put stuff on. Maybe it was holy water, I don't know."
Although Tebow has commanded the lion's share of attention at Jets training camp, he has earned enough respect from his teammates that it doesn't matter if he's just a backup.
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"I mean, it's humility," Scott said. "How can you ever not accept somebody who has humility, who works hard, who's a great teammate? I mean, I knew Tebow well before he came here and he showed me the respect to seek me out, ask me how to be a better pro. I mean, guys don't do that. You see the cameras that follow him. Half of you guys wouldn't be here if he wasn't here. But, he takes it all in stride and it never affects his relationship with his teammates.
"We all understand that it comes with the territory, and we're able to deal with it. It's New York. We can handle anything."
The Associated Press contributed to this report.