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Sources: Pats to sign Tim Tebow
http://espn.go.com/ ^ | 06/10/2013 | Ed Werder

Posted on 06/10/2013 5:31:33 PM PDT by massmike

The New England Patriots will sign Tim Tebow, league sources told ESPN's Ed Werder.

The Patriots are signing Tebow, who is expected to participate in the team's mandatory minicamp Tuesday, as a quarterback, according to sources.

Patriots spokesman Stacey James would not confirm that Tebow had already signed when contacted Monday by The Associated Press, saying that he did not "anticipate any additional transactions to announce tonight."

The move will reunite Tebow with Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, who was the Broncos' head coach when Denver traded into the first round to draft the Heisman Trophy winner in 2010.

Patriots coach Bill Belichick often has spoken with admiration for Tebow's versatility, intelligence and character. Belichick covets what he has described as tough, smart, versatile football players.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Sports
KEYWORDS: sourcetitlenoturl; timtebow

1 posted on 06/10/2013 5:31:33 PM PDT by massmike
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To: massmike

Major coup for the Pats.


2 posted on 06/10/2013 5:33:00 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama's Chechens are coming home...to roost.)
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To: massmike

I don’t watch the MFL that much anymore (too much pink for me.) but I was hoping Arizona would sign him. Oh well...


3 posted on 06/10/2013 5:35:31 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: massmike

Hopefully he will get some good practices in and learn some plays and become a decent Quarterback so that next year he will continue with the Patriots. I believe that Bill and Tom will help him get his skills up to where he needs to be.


4 posted on 06/10/2013 5:35:52 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: massmike

The Pats are a good place for him. They keep the bling to a minimum. If he can contribute, he will play. Good for him and good for the Pats.


5 posted on 06/10/2013 5:38:42 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: massmike

6 posted on 06/10/2013 5:44:45 PM PDT by massmike (At least no one is wearing a "Ron Paul - 2016" tee shirt........yet!)
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To: massmike

What are they going to call him, “Slivers”. ;-)


7 posted on 06/10/2013 5:50:18 PM PDT by Average Al ( Our founder fathers never knew we could fail due to a Techtatorship.)
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To: massmike

Tim Tebow as one of the greatest quaterbacks of our time and a true patriot and Christian has earned his spot to play on the New England Patriots.

I doubt Tom Brady will get much sleep tonight fearing that Tebow will soon earn his spot as the Patriots starting QB.


8 posted on 06/10/2013 5:52:26 PM PDT by Wellington VII
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To: massmike

CBS was reporting they want to convert him to a tight end.


9 posted on 06/10/2013 5:54:04 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: colorado tanker

And if he were smart... he would willingly play tight end, make the money, have a career..... and enjoy life.


10 posted on 06/10/2013 5:55:25 PM PDT by kjam22 (my newest music video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7gNI9bWO3s)
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To: kjam22

I suspect he’s already enjoying life.


11 posted on 06/10/2013 5:59:33 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Wellington VII
I doubt Tom Brady will get much sleep tonight fearing that Tebow will soon earn his spot as the Patriots starting QB.

I respectfully disagree.

IMHO, Tebow could be a great quarterback, but he really looks more like a half or fullback. The best thing that could happen to him is be signed to a team with an experienced, established quarterback, and be his back up to learn, learn, learn. Then in a few years, switch roles.

Brady isn't going to be able to play forever, but he's not done yet. They need a replacement, and this is the best way to get one.

12 posted on 06/10/2013 6:03:47 PM PDT by MAexile (Bats left, votes right)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Steelers could have used him too.
13 posted on 06/10/2013 6:08:05 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Wellington VII
Tim Tebow as one of the greatest quaterbacks of our time

You need to be drug tested.

14 posted on 06/10/2013 6:14:39 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: Wellington VII

Tebow won’t replace Brady and to suggest that is silly. Tebow is a terrific person and a non-typical QB or skill player. If there is anyone in the league who could figure out a productive way to use him it will be the Patriots.

This was a genius move by the owner of the Pats. Whatever Tebow does or does not do on the field (and I wish him success) they will sell a ton of Tebow jerseys and he is worth a mint in marketing.


15 posted on 06/10/2013 6:24:36 PM PDT by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: napscoordinator
Testaverde and Weinke did what Horseface was to arrogant to do at Denver and the Jets were too stupid to do, work with Tebow in the offseason. They both immediately recognized that Tebow's problem was not his throwing motion but his footwork. They got that straightened out in short order and declared his arm a non issue. I hate Belicheck but he is smart enough not to listen to all the "experts" out there who declared Tebow done.
16 posted on 06/10/2013 6:37:27 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Wellington VII

Lets not get too far ahead of ourselves.

Tom Brady is sleeping fine tonight. Tebow is a fair QB.


17 posted on 06/10/2013 6:37:37 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: Wellington VII

LMFAO! That was hilarious. Nice work. You should write for the Onion.


18 posted on 06/10/2013 6:39:58 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Wellington VII

Tom Brady won 3 Superbowls and been to 5. He is married to a supermodel. He is first year Hall of Famer. I am sure he will sleep well at night, at least as far as his football accomplishments go. The only thing left is mentoring his replacement.


19 posted on 06/10/2013 6:47:06 PM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: volunbeer

I don’t think Tim really cares if he is quarter back or not. He just wants to be treated like part of the team and be respected. He’s been traveling among show boat NY bigots - stupid people. I think NY took him to ruin him.


20 posted on 06/10/2013 6:47:28 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: massmike

So St. Pete opens the gates for Tom Brady. He strolling along with God down the streets of gold. God shows Tom his new mansion and Brady is very impressed. As they walk on, Brady sees a huge mansion on the hill .As they get closer ,Brady sees a Gator flag in the front yard. Then he see a Tebow banner,number 15, on the front door. Brady is beside himself and questions God; God I’ve won 3 super bowls, 2 MVP’s and have some of the highest QB totals in football. Why does Tebow get such a big house. God turns to him, Tom, Tom ,that’s not Tebow’s house that’s my house.


21 posted on 06/10/2013 7:08:56 PM PDT by rsobin
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To: rsobin

Oh, that’s great! Got a good chuckle out of it.

Not exactly theologically correct, but I do believe that God appreciates Tebow, for the man he is and not the football player.


22 posted on 06/10/2013 7:18:31 PM PDT by BwanaNdege ("To learn who rules over you simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize"- Voltaire)
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To: massmike

Good luck to Tebow in the queer-f-l...


23 posted on 06/10/2013 7:27:25 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: hinckley buzzard
Testaverde and Weinke did what Horseface was to arrogant to do at Denver and the Jets were too stupid to do, work with Tebow in the offseason. They both immediately recognized that Tebow's problem was not his throwing motion but his footwork.

Revisionist history and Testaverde is full of crap. Elway worked on his footwork. Craig Morton told him his footwork was screwed up. Steve Clarkson told him. Noel Mazzone told him. John Fox told him. Adam Gase told him.

24 posted on 06/10/2013 8:17:37 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: massmike

Oh, yay!!!
Now my hubs will have to stop saying that Tebow can’t play in the NFL....ha!


25 posted on 06/10/2013 8:50:02 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: Wellington VII

No inside info here but watching the end of a Pats/Bronco game, I noticed Brady, who usually just gets off the field, stop and talk with Timmy.
Wouldn’t be surprised that Brady had something to do with this decision.


26 posted on 06/10/2013 8:54:11 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: rsobin

Great story. I’ll be using it (*if it’s OK)...


27 posted on 06/10/2013 10:55:55 PM PDT by Migraine (Diversity is great -- until it happens to YOU...)
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