Tim Tebow Can Blame Media for Struggles to Find an NFL Starting QB Job

June 8, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If Tim Tebow can blame anyone for his struggles to find an NFL team willing to give him a shot at a starting role under center, it's the media.
While Tebow's inconsistency as a passer is a legitimate concern for all 32 NFL teams, the media circus that comes along with him is arguably the biggest reason why owners and general managers are afraid to give him a shot.
Last season, the non-stop coverage of Tebow in New York made life even more difficult for the reeling Jets. 
That doesn't excuse New York's awful 2012 performance, but it does point to the No.1 concern a team will face if it opts to sign Tim Tebow: The unwanted attention and hype.
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote is one of several active NFL players who have seen enough from Tebow on the field to know he's earned himself a shot to compete for a starting job, per NFL.com's Chris Wesseling:
"Why not? Tebow, just from what I see, is an awesome guy and a talent," Steelers linebacker Larry F...

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