Tim Tebow Released by New England Patriots

August 31, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New England Patriots' Tim Tebow experiment was short-lived, as the much-maligned quarterback was released from his contract Saturday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. 

Tebow's trials and tribulations at the NFL level are well-documented, and this is yet another setback in his quest to prove that he can be a quarterback in the world's best football league. He had no chance of being a starter in New England with Tom Brady ahead of him, but he hoped to earn a future opportunity, even with Ryan Mallett on the roster.
Tebow took to Twitter after his release:
After an incredible collegiate career at Florida that saw him win two national championships as well as a Heisman Trophy, Tebow was drafted in the first round by the Denver Broncos in 2010. He took over as Denver's starter five games into the 2011 season, and while his statistics weren't great, he led the Broncos to the playoffs and threw for over 300 yards in a Wild Card Weekend upset of the Pittsburg...

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