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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: Feb 8, 2008
Posted on: January 9, 2012 6:23 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

How is this newsworthy?  A multi-millionaire athlete gets $250k for winning a playoff game?  Guys make ten times that in this league just for showing up.

Next up, what Tebow had for lunch...

It's newsworthy enough for you to join this site on this exact day and troll around with your worthless comments.



Since: Mar 13, 2008
Posted on: January 9, 2012 6:06 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

OMG dude look at your math, 10x that amount???? name one please, and also remember, 1- 4 millions is not what it used to be, after the Feds hit you up for 40% of that you are looking a 750k to 2.4 million a year, that doesnt include 10-125 to their agent, marketers and managers. heart surgeons make that and work half the time these guys do. People think ALL NFL players are wealthy beyond wealthy the fact is there not, they are gonna play 10 to 12 years and then done. Yes they are paid well, but lets get off this train please.




Since: Dec 10, 2010
Posted on: January 9, 2012 6:01 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

Not news worthy yet you bother to read the headline, read the article, and comment on it??? ... the simple answer is news worthy because is Tim Tebow!




Since: Jan 31, 2011
Posted on: January 9, 2012 5:53 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

Are you Mcdaniels



Since: Aug 23, 2006
Posted on: January 9, 2012 5:44 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

If Thomas had caught the pass earlier in the game to keep the drive going inside the 10 they wouldn't have needed overtime.



Since: Jan 9, 2012
Posted on: January 9, 2012 5:28 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

How is this newsworthy?  A multi-millionaire athlete gets $250k for winning a playoff game?  Guys make ten times that in this league just for showing up.

Next up, what Tebow had for lunch...




Since: Dec 22, 2011
Posted on: January 9, 2012 5:22 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

Congrats Tim Tebow. you shut up all of us non-believers! And i was one of them! Good luck!  



Since: Dec 10, 2010
Posted on: January 9, 2012 5:14 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

Tebow is without a doubt the most underpayed NFL player in the league.  The guy single-handlely has made Broncos games watchable (just about every game was shown in Los Angeles) and increased TV ratings.  Tebow is on the front of newspapers throughout the country this morning ... never mind he is not even close to being a complete QB or that there were three other games.  The Saturday Night Live sketch of Tebow was one of the funniest things ever!



Since: Dec 7, 2011
Posted on: January 9, 2012 5:11 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

in one of the past football games i watched, the announcer said the pats defense was suspect at that time of the season. i know bellychick usally fixes what is wrong. anyway if there is a chink in their defensive armour. tebow will exploit it at some during the game. that is really what he does best yhr defense  of denver is doing good. mcego and mr gisele better idial up some plays. what impressed me about tebow yesterday was, he would not let the vanted steller defense sack him. one more win elway might decide to keep him.



Since: Mar 6, 2009
Posted on: January 9, 2012 5:03 pm
 

Tim Tebow unlocks $250K playoff bonus in contract

did you call Bchek and tell him what adjustments to make? beings how you have it figured out and all..  what team are you working for?  pats D sucks bud..  the only thing that will stop the broncos is turnovers just like last game..  keep up


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