Tim Tebow is about to sign a one-year contract with Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, as revealed by people familiar with the deal.
According to Fox News, free-agent quarterback Tebow’s deal with the Eagles is to be for one year.
Tebow was earlier reported to have practiced with the Eagles on March but has left the training facility without signing any contract. Now, things are becoming clearer for the highly popular quarterback and football analyst.
27 year-old Tebow last appeared in NFL in 2012 donning New York Jets’ colors, prior to the next season he was released by the New England Patriots.
Tebow though has not given up his NFL dreams. Denver picked the former Heisman Trophy winner in the first round of 2010. He starred in 14 games for the Broncos guiding them to a play-off victory in 2011. But the Denver Broncos decided to bank on Peyton Manning as a quarter back, and Tebow was traded to the New York Jets, where he had an ordinary season.
Sam Bradford, Mark Sanchez and Matt Barkley are already there in the Eagle’s roster.
Another stunning off-season move, Coach Chip Kelly, will now have more weapons in his armory with the addition of widely popular and widely inconsistent quarterback, Tebow. He released injured Nick Foles, LeSean McCoy and Jeremy McLean. Whether Tebow fits in all these, is anyone’s guess. At New York Jets, Tebow was Sanchez’s back-up.
Failing to make the New England Patriots roster in the pre-season training camp, Tebow settled as an analyst on SEC network temporarily ending his NFL career.
A Denver Broncos fan reacted by twitting, “Dubbed savior in Denver, He would be crucified by John Elway, and descend to the Jets for three days. On the third team, Tebow rose again.”