Tim Tebow Playing in Russia Won’t Help His Pursuit of Being an NFL QB

September 14, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Tim Tebow's sputtering career as an NFL quarterback needs a huge lift, but playing in Russia would do more harm than good to his pursuit.
According to James Ellingworth of Russia Beyond The Headlines, Tebow has received an offer to play for a squad in Moscow for just two games that could net him a generous $1 million. “We have offered him $1 million for two games,” Moscow Black Storm owner Mikhail Zaltsman told RBTH. “I talked with him personally and he wanted to go.”
Despite Tebow's apparent desire to take the field for the Black Storm, his handlers appear to have a different plan for him that doesn't include the former Heisman Trophy winner playing football:
Just one obstacle stands in the way, Zaltsman says - Tebow’s agents. “They’re thinking of using him as a motivational speaker,” he said with a sigh. “They don’t want him to play football.”
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