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Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Broncos' picks: Round 1/25 -- Tim Tebow, QB, 6-3, 236, Florida, The Broncos wanted Tebow in a bad way. Josh McDaniels fell in love with him through the pre-draft process and made it a priority to get him. Tebow will need some time to be a pocket quarterback, but he will contribute right away in certain packages. - by The Sports Xchange
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08/27/15 - QB Tim Tebow continues to be locked in a battle for the No. 3 job with Matt Barkley. Tebow has not taken any special teams reps during training camp, which means that if he is going to beat out Barkley, it will be because he's a better passer.
08/20/15 - QB Tim Tebow, who is battling Matt Barkley for the No. 3 quarterback job, only got a handful of reps in Thursday's practice. Chip Kelly also said there are no plans to give Tebow any reps on special teams.
04/20/15 - QB Tim Tebow was signed by the Eagles to a one-year contract Monday (April 20), more than two years removed from his last NFL action.
The Eagles made it official after news broke Sunday evening of the agreement.
Tebow, 27, worked out for the Eagles on March 16 and was scheduled to participate in Philadelphia's offseason workouts, which began Monday.
Tebow will join an Eagles' quarterback group that includes Sam Bradford, Mark Sanchez, Matt Barkley and G.J. Kinne.
Since last appearing in a game for the New York Jets in 2012, Tebow joined ESPN as an analyst for the SEC Network in 2014, where he primarily worked on "SEC Nation."
Originally a first-round draft choice (25th overall) of the Denver Broncos in 2010, the 6-foot-3, 236-pound Tebow has appeared in 35 games with 16 starts.
Tebow started three games for the Broncos as a rookie in 2010, throwing for 654 yards and five touchdowns, while also rushing for 227 yards and six touchdowns on 43 carries. His 82.1 passer rating was the highest of the eight rookie quarterbacks that started a game in 2010.
In 2011, Tebow tied for second among NFL quarterbacks with six game-winning drives and helped guide the Broncos to an AFC West title and the team's first playoff berth since 2005, including a postseason win. Tebow started the team's final 11 games, totaling 1,730 passing yards and 12 touchdowns through the air, adding 660 rushing yards and six scores.
Following the 2011 season, Tebow was traded to the Jets and saw action in 11 games with two starts, completing six of eight passes for 39 yards and rushing 32 times for 102 yards, serving as Sanchez's backup.
Tebow was in training camp with the New England Patriots in August 2013 but did not make the team.
The first sophomore to win the Heisman Trophy, Tebow was a collegiate standout at the University of Florida, setting Southeastern Conference records in total offense (12,232), rushing touchdown (57) and total touchdowns (145). A three
09/21/13 - Tim Tebow reportedly rejected a proposal to play football for a Russian team.
Moscow Black Storm owner Mikhail Zaltsman e-mailed Russian sports/news service R-Sport on Saturday, writing that Tebow refused his $1 million offer.
"Unfortunately agents of Tim Tebow turn down our proposal," Zaltsman wrote. "I hope that it's Tebow's agents' fault that the contract wasn't signed and Tim couldn't do anything about it. If it was his decision -- it's very upsetting. And in this case we don't want him in our team anyway.
"We are looking for the people who pursue their dreams, not the ones who talk about it."
Zaltsman's offer included $1 million to play in two playoff games for the Black Storm. Zaltsman wanted Tebow to fly to Moscow for the team's semifinal against the Moscow Patriots in the American Football Championship of Russia on Sept. 28 and also play in the final if they advance.
Tebow's agents reportedly urged him not to play.
09/06/13 - QB Tim Tebow turned down an NFL team interested in him because he refuses to switch to another position, according to Sports Illustrated's Peter King.
The report did not indicate which team was interested in Tebow.
Tebow has also rejected offers from the Canadian Football League and USA Rugby. He reportedly only wants to return to the NFL if he has the chance to play quarterback.
Tebow was released by the New England Patriots last Saturday.