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Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

Posted on: January 9, 2012 2:00 pm
Edited on: January 9, 2012 5:02 pm
 
Playoff wins for Tebow = Straight Cash Homie. (Getty Images)
By Will Brinson

Tim Tebow did a lot of things Sunday that no one expected (like throw for exactly 316 passing yards). One such thing: unlocking a $250,000 bonus in his contract for winning a playoff game.

A clause in Tebow's contract paying him that money was activated on Sunday night according to Adam Schefter of ESPN, when Tebow won a playoff game. For every playoff game that Tebow wins, provided he's taken 70 percent of his team's snaps in a season, he gets an additional $250,000.

Tebowmania

We already knew that Tebow unlocked a $472,000 bonus for playing in more than 45 percent of his team's snaps back in December.

Closing out the season as the starter, Tebow passed the 70-percent threshold and now is owed an additional $250 GRR.

If the Broncos somehow manage to topple New England, Tebow will be in line for an additional bonus. (And the same is true up through the Super Bowl, giving Tebow the potential to earn an extra ... one million dollars.)

And you know what's almost as funny as Austin Powers jokes? Thinking back to before the season and imagining a world where Tebow not only played in 73 percent of the Broncos plays in 2011, but discussing the possibility of him making an extra quarter-million as a result of beating the Steelers in the playoffs.

Yet, somehow, here we are.

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Comments

Since: Jul 26, 2009
Posted on: January 9, 2012 2:50 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

Have to love finding different ways to give away money.



Since: Jan 19, 2007
Posted on: January 9, 2012 2:46 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

The Broncos probably make a million$ in Tebow jersey sales with this playoff win. Everybody wins.



Since: Oct 25, 2007
Posted on: January 9, 2012 2:43 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

You know that when his agent said "Timmy will not only win the job, he'll win games and we want you to add a bonus of $250 K for a playoff win" Elway and company probably rolled their eyes, smiled and said yea, sure, okay, no problem.  Good thing they didn't laugh at him and say hey, we'll make it $500K and throw in a trip with Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, anything else?



Since: Aug 13, 2007
Posted on: January 9, 2012 2:31 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

That will pay for a lot of circumcisions.



Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: January 9, 2012 2:29 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

How many bandwagon Steeler fans in Denver rushed out last night to buy a Broncos hat and Tebow jersey? All of them? It continues to nauseate me that a team in a city with 600,000 people has fans in every NFL city. Bandwagon Nation, right there with the Cowboys, Yankees, Sox and 90s Bulls. As for Tebow, I'm at a loss. He completes a whopping 10 passes but rolls up 316 yards and 2 TD passes. It's crazy, but it's fun. 



Since: Oct 23, 2011
Posted on: January 9, 2012 2:28 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

The one they call Tebow deserves every penny. As a broncos fan if you asked me in AUG if we had a snowballs chance in hell, I would have said no. If you say" At 1-4 Orton benched will you make playoffs" I would reply PLAYOFFS!, PLAYOFFS!, WHAT DO YOU MEAN PLAYOFFS!! It has been awesome to watch. GO TIMMAY! BEAT GISELLE!





Since: Nov 20, 2006
Posted on: January 9, 2012 2:27 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

Looks Like Josh Mcdaniels knew what he was doing when he traded the Broncos overpayed so call stars and drafted Tebow and Thomas , yet they ran him out of town   lol

Yeah, because he's a toolshed.  McDaniels didn't draft all on his own ya know.  Brian Zanders, who was with McDaniels, is still GM of the team. 

McDaniels does not know what he's doing, he is a total buffoon, and he's finally back where he belongs, getting Bill coffee and rubbing Brady's shoulders.








Since: Jan 10, 2007
Posted on: January 9, 2012 2:21 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

How true yet no one will discuss it



Since: Jul 14, 2008
Posted on: January 9, 2012 2:20 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

Rodgers who???   Tebow for MVP



Since: Oct 28, 2011
Posted on: January 9, 2012 2:17 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

Looks Like Josh Mcdaniels knew what he was doing when he traded the Broncos overpayed so call stars and drafted Tebow and Thomas , yet they ran him out of town   lol


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