Tim Tebow has very few potential suitors in the NFL, but the New England Patriots have continued to come up as a possible landing spot because of the connection Tebow has with the team’s offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels. While that is nice to think Tebow could find a home in the league, we shouldn’t hold our breath when it comes to Tebow in Foxboro.
While there’s plenty of media chatter that Tebow could land with the Patriots (whose offensive coordinator, Josh McDaniels, was the man behind the Broncos’ decision to draft Tebow in the first round), my organizational sources tell me that’s very unlikely to happen, with one going so far as to say that Coach Bill Belichick “hates” Tebow as a player. As for the prospect of employing Tebow as a change-of-pace quarterback — and asking Tom Brady to come off the field in those situations — the source says, “No chance. Plus they wouldn’t like the circus that comes with it.”
We continue to see the same story line.
Nobody believes that Tebow is a valuable NFL quarterback and the media attention and crying from his cult-like following that comes along with his presence on the roster is just too much for anyone to take on.
If Tebow could play the position, the attention he brings wouldn’t be a major factor, but he is nothing more than a role player in the league and too many of his fans treat him like a Hall of Fame talent.