Saturday, the New England Patriots released Tim Tebow from the team and stated that he didn’t make the final roster for this season of NFL football, and the news has created a buzz Sunday.
Tim Tebow was the backup quarterback for the New England Patriots after being signed by the team in June, and made an earlier cut, but not the final one, according to CNN. Tebow fans are just hearing the news Sunday. The NFL teams had until 6 p.m. Saturday to release the news and get their team members down to just 53 players. The new NFL season starts Thursday. Tim Tebow played previously for the Denver Broncos and was a first round draft pick in 2010.
Tim Tebow, 26, was a Heisman Trophy winner and is better known for his strong Christian beliefs. Some fans have said that he can’t quite compete at the professional football level.
Tebow has completed three seasons in the NFL, but only 48% of his passes as an NFL quarterback.
After the news was announced, Tebow tweeted a Bible verse and thanked the Patriots’ coaches for giving him such a great opportunity. Later, Tim Tebow also tweeted:
"I pray for nothing but the best for you all. I will remain in relentless pursuit of continuing my lifelong dream of being an NFL quarterback.”
Tim Tebow has that X factor that many people admire and he is well known for charitable work in the US, Philippines, Haiti and Bangladesh.
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