Tim Tebow’s Versatility Will Help Guarantee His Roster Spot with Patriots

August 6, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Tim Tebow got his third NFL chance with the New England Patriots earlier this offseason, and so far, his performance during training camp has been consistent with what we would expect from a third-string quarterback. 
The 25-year-old has made some plays, missed some throws and hasn't done much to suggest he's ready to be considered an unquestioned backup to Tom Brady over Ryan Mallett.
But Tebow isn't your run-of-the-mill third-stringer. 
One of the league's most polarizing players since being selected by the Denver Broncos in the first round of the 2010 NFL draft, the former Heisman winner was not guaranteed a salary for the 2013 season when he signed with the Pats. 
If he makes the team, that will change. 
There are many reasons to consider Tebow a lock to make the Pats' opening-week roster. From leadership, character and sheer intensity, few players in the league have the credentials that Tebow boasts. 
The Patriots recogni...

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