Twitter Reacts to Tim Tebow’s Reported Release from the New England Patriots

August 31, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Tebowmania may finally have reached its merciful conclusion. 
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the New England Patriots have released Tim Tebow as part of their final roster cuts Saturday:
The league's 32 teams have until 5 p.m. ET Saturday to trim their rosters down to the 53-man maximum. Most teams were carrying the league maximum of 75 players heading into their final preseason game. 
The Patriots made their first round of cuts Friday, with Tebow surviving the 10-man cut-down to 65 players.
The 26-year-old quarterback had signed a two-year deal with the Patriots this offseason after being released by the New York Jets. New England brought Tebow in to compete with Ryan Mallett for the backup quarterback job and to serve as an offensive weapon due to his versatility, but the former Heisman winner struggled to find his niche in the preseason.
He completed just 11 of his 30 pass attempts in three preseason appearances, good for 145 yards and two touc...

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