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Tim Tebow Signs With The Jacksonville Jaguars

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The former Jets player, Tim Tebow, has officially signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars despite public criticism.

Tebow hasn’t played in the NFL since 2012, except for a failed attempt in 2015 to qualify for the Philadelphia Eagles.

After a short period playing baseball in the Mets, the now 33-year-old Tebow returns to the NFL as a tight end.

ESPN reports that he has signed a one-year contract and will today join his new teammates for the offseason program.

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“I want to thank the Jaguars for the opportunity to compete and earn the chance to be part of this team.” Tebow said in a statement. “I know it will be a challenge but it is a challenge I embrace.”

Former Jets teammate Greg McElroy, has already voiced his scepticism over the Jaguars decision to sign Tebow.

“[The Jets] tried switching him to tight end and he wasn’t good.” McElroy said on Sirius XM. “Tim ran a 4.8, Taysom Hill runs a 4.4. They’re just two totally different players. Tim is a good dude and I hope the best for him. But its a side show and that’s what it will be come training camp time.”

Tebow will be playing under his former Flordia University coach, Urban Meyer.

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