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September 5, 2015 01:30 PM
Report: Eagles release Tim Tebow
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

The Eagles parted ways with quarterback Tim Tebow on Saturday, a source told ESPN. Tebow was signed to compete for a backup role on the team.

June 1, 2015 02:02 PM
Eagles' Chip Kelly on Tim Tebow: 'He's a quarterback'
by Ruben Palacios | CBS Sports Staff

There's no longer a mystery as to what the Eagles brought Tim Tebow in to do. He's a quarterback.

Coach Chip Kelly said the team is not looking for Tebow to play another position, per

"He's a quarterback," Kelly said. "That's how we're looking at Timmy. We're not looking at him at any other position."

Kelly emphasized that Tebow has improved behind center.

"You guys will see him today. Watch him throw. I think he's improved," Kelly said of Tebow. "He's spent a lot of time in the last few years in terms of working on his game."

Tebow hasn't played in the NFL since 2012.

June 1, 2015 02:28 PM
Eagles coach Chip Kelly: Tim Tebow not just a camp arm
by Brandon Wise |

Eagles coach Chip Kelly thinks Tim Tebow could eventually develop into a quarterback and isn't just a camp arm, as Mark Sanchez said last month, according to

Tebow was signed in April as the fourth quarterback on the roster after the team traded for Sam Bradford and re-signed Sanchez.

"No, I think everybody here that we bring to our organization is here to compete for a job," Kelly said. "That's what Timmy is going to do. He's an unbelievable competitor. ... If we were just going to have guys throw drills, we'd take (Mike) Mayock in the offseason and bring him down here and let him throw to them."

Tebow hasn't played in the league since 2012.

June 1, 2015 02:38 PM
Mark Sanchez: Eagles said Tim Tebow was just a camp arm
by Shawn Krest |

Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez said he wasn't concerned that the team signed Tim Tebow, because the Eagles told him Tebow was just there to throw in camp.

"We needed another guy to throw while Sam's (Bradford) still recovering. So that's the reason (for the signing), at least as explained to me," Sanchez said, per CSN Philadelphia

The Eagles signed Tebow on Monday. He hasn't played in the NFL since getting cut by the Patriots at the end of training camp prior to the 2013 season. He spent last year as a television analyst for the SEC Network. 

Tebow and Sanchez were teammates on the Jets in 2012. Tebow's presence as a back-up created a quarterback controversy among fans and media that last ed throughout the season. 

June 1, 2015 02:42 PM
Tim Tebow's Eagles contract has no guaranteed money
by Elliot Smith |

Quarterback Tim Tebow signed a deal with the Eagles on Monday that contains no guaranteed money, per USA Today. Tebow, who is the fourth quarterback on the roster, signed a veteran-minimum contract worth $660,000.

If Tebow makes the Eagles' roster, he'd receive just over $38,000 a week. If he is cut, the Eagles owe him nothing. 

The quarterback is trying to make a return to the NFL after last playing in the league in 2012 with the Jets. 

June 1, 2015 02:45 PM
Eagles officially sign QB Tim Tebow to one-year deal
by Elliot Smith |

The Eagles made it official Monday afternoon, announcing that they have signed quarterback Tim Tebow to a one-year deal, per the team's website. 

Reports surfaced Sunday that the Eagles would be adding the former Heisman winner to their roster, which sent shockwaves through the NFL and social media. Tebow will be the fourth quarterback on the roster, along with Sam Bradford, Mark Sanchez and Matt Barkley. 

Tebow has not played in a game since 2012 with the Jets after being brought in by the Patriots in 2013 for training camp. He has a career 47.9 completion percentage with 17 touchdown passes and nine interceptions. He spent his first two seasons with the Broncos and in 2011 totaled 2,389 yards in 11 starts.

June 1, 2015 02:41 PM
Report: Eagles to sign quarterback Tim Tebow Monday
by Brandon Wise |

The Eagles are reportedly set to sign quarterback Tim Tebow Monday as they begin their offseason workout program, according to FOX Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer.

The team is convinced he's improved a lot and will keep him as their fourth QB on the roster for the offseason program, according to the report.

Tebow has not played in a game since 2012 with the Jets after being brought in by the Patriots in 2013 for training camp. He has a career 47.9 completion percentage with 17 touchdown passes and nine interceptions. He spent his first two seasons with the Broncos and in 2011 totaled 2,389 yards in 11 starts.

June 1, 2015 03:32 PM
Report: Eagles not planning to sign Tim Tebow after workout
by R.J. White |

Quarterback Tim Tebow worked out for the Eagles Monday, ESPN reports. However, the Eagles are not planning to sign the former Heisman winner at this time, also per ESPN.

Tebow, who was working out Monday as a quarterback, hasn't played in a regular-season game since 2012, when he filled a hybird role for the Jets. A first-round pick in 2010, Tebow owns a 47.9 percent career completion percentage as well as 17 passing touchdowns and nine interceptions in 361 attempts. He's also rushed for 989 yards and 12 touchdowns in 197 carries.

June 1, 2015 03:44 PM
Report: Tim Tebow considering vet combine, wants another NFL shot
by Jason Butt |

Former Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is a potential candidate in the upcoming veteran combine, according to The Boston Globe

Tebow has been working out with quarterback coach Tom House in California the past two years in hopes of earning another shot at an NFL job. With no NFL team bringing him in last year, Tebow spent the 2014 season working with the SEC Network as a college football analyst. 

Tebow threw for 1,729 yards, 12 touchdowns and six interceptions in 2011. He spent 2012 with the Jets and was cut from the Patriots before the start of the 2013 season. 

June 1, 2015 10:29 PM
Report: Tim Tebow could play in Denver again
by Larry Hartstein |

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow could be returning to Denver to play quarterback, but not for the Broncos, reports the Denver Post. Tebow's reps have been approached about him playing in the A-11 Football League, the new spring, outdoor pro league scheduled to debut in March 2015.

A franchise likely will be awarded soon to Denver, the report said.

June 1, 2015 11:26 PM
Tim Tebow: I still want to play quarterback in the NFL
by Marty Gitlin |

Tim Tebow is still seeking employment as an NFL quarterback despite agreeing to serve as an analyst on the SEC Network. In fact, he offered that he's still on top of his game.

"I feel like I'm the best that I've ever been as a quarterback right now, and I hope I get the opportunity to show that," he said in a Tuesday conference call." Tebow added that he still trains five days a week.

He has not thrown a pass in the league since 2012 with the Jets. He was cut in the 2013 preseason by the Patriots.

June 2, 2015 05:33 PM
Report: Rams not interested in Tim Tebow, Vince Young
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

The Rams are expected to look at a handful of quarterbacks with Sam Bradford suffering a season-ending knee injury Week 7. However, the Rams aren't expected to show interest in Tim Tebow and Vince Young, according to ESPN.

June 2, 2015 05:34 PM
Conflicting reports on Rams interest in Tim Tebow
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Despite a report from citing the Rams were discussing signing free agent quarterback Tim Tebow in the wake of Sam Bradford suffering a knee injury Week 7, NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reports the Rams have no desire to bring in Tebow.

June 2, 2015 05:34 PM
Report: Rams have discussed signing Tim Tebow
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

With the Rams fearing quarterback Sam Bradford might be lost for the season because of a knee injury suffered Sunday against the Panthers, according to NFL Insider Jason La Canfora, the team is considering signing free agent quarterback Tim Tebow, according to

Tebow has been a free agent since being released by the Patriots at the end of the preseason.

June 2, 2015 05:53 PM
Report: Tebow not headed to Browns
by Marty Gitlin |

The apparent visit by Tim Tebow to the Cleveland Clinic was not related to interest from the Browns, a league source has told the Akron Beacon Journal.

The season-ending injury to starter Brian Hoyer has the Browns seeking a third quarterback, but Tebow has never been mentioned as a candidate to play behind Brandon Weeden and backup Jason Campbell.

June 2, 2015 06:57 PM
Report: Tim Tebow not interested in changing positions
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

New free agent Tim Tebow has played his entire career at quarterback, and he reportedly has no intentions of changing that.

NBC's Peter King reported Thursday in the pregame show for the Broncos-Ravens game that Tebow has received interested from at least one NFL team, but it would be dependent on him being willing to change his position. According to the report, Tebow has no interest in doing so.

Tebow was cut by the Patriots at the end of the preseason, after they decided not to carry three quarterbacks on the roster. 

June 2, 2015 07:01 PM
Patriots owner was rooting for Tim Tebow to make roster
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Patriots owner Robert Kraft said during a television interview Tuesday he wanted quarterback Tim Tebow to make the roster and hopes he gets another chance to play in the NFL.

"I love Tim Tebow and I very much wanted him on the team," Kraft said, per ESPN. "If you look, four of the last five years we've only carried two quarterbacks and you know when a cut-down time comes, you need those last three, four positions for depth." 

Kraft said, much like head coach Bill Belichick and starting quarterback Tom Brady, there's a possibility Tebow could be back with the Patriots.

"We never know what's going to happen," Kraft said. "You're one play away at all times from your whole game changing, and there's no -- I haven't met a finer young man."

June 2, 2015 07:03 PM
Tim Tebow clears waivers
by Larry Hartstein |

Quarterback <player idref="1114680"><player idref="1114680"><player idref="1114680">Tim Tebow" data-canon="Tim Tebow" data-type="SPORTS_OBJECT_PLAYER" id="shortcode0"> cleared waivers, with no teams claiming him despite a very team-friendly contract, reports CBS Sports Insider Jason La Canfora. The Patriots released Tebow on Saturday.

"He could end up doing TV work or something in the ministry," reports La Canfora. "Montreal owns his CFL rights, but he would not be an immediate option for them either, according to a source with knowledge of the situation."

June 2, 2015 07:06 PM
Tebow can't survive final cuts by Patriots
by Marty Gitlin |

Tim Tebow simply didn't display the accuracy in the preseason necessary to play for the New England Patriots. So he will not play for them. He was cut on Saturday, according to ESPN.

Tebow completed just 11 of 30 passes, including 5 of 19 in the first two games. He managed to toss two touchdowns on Thursday against the Giants, but it was too little, too late. He also threw an interception and was sacked three times.

He earned praise earlier this month from Bill Belichick and owner Robert Kraft, but his work ethic was not enough to save his job.

June 2, 2015 07:29 PM
Tim Tebow with poor preseason performance
by Jeff Lippman |

Patriots quarterback Tim Tebow has had a quiet preseason thus far. Unfortunately on Friday in a preseason game against Tampa Bay, Tebow made some highlights for the wrong reason.

Tebow, the team's No. 3 QB, went just 1 for 7 for minus-1 yard. He was intercepted and had another possible interception dropped by Tampa Bay. Tebow did rush for 30 yards in the game.

"I feel like I'm fighting to get better every day," Tebow said to


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