Originally posted on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 3/17/13
When news broke that Tim Tebow would be searching for his third team in three years, it was reported that he'd like to return home to the Florida area. He'll have that opportunity -- just probably not as he drew it up. According to ESPNNewYork.com, the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League have offered Tebow a contract, provided the highly-publicized quarterback fails to find a job in the NFL. "Tim would certainly want to first exhaust his opportunities in the NFL, but we'd love to have him," Predators owner Brett Bouchy said. "I think he would definitely improve as a quarterback in our league. Kurt Warner told me once that when he got back to the NFL after playing in the Arena League, the NFL game was like slow motion. Everything in the Arena League is just so much faster and quicker and predicated on accuracy. Whenever Tim is willing, we have a contract waiting for him to sign." Yes, this would present a serious career downgrade for Tebow, but he can't turn his nose up at the offer. Tebow is currently in limbo with the Jets, who are expected to dump the 25-year-old once they add another QB to the mix. Gang Green has openly shopped Tebow, and, unsurprisingly, failed to generate much -- if any -- interest around the league. With his NFL future in doubt, Tebow may opt to take his talents to the CFL. As some, including Joe Theismann, have opined, however, going north of the border might not be the best answer, either. So, if he wants to continue playing football, Tebow could have no choice but to take Bouchy up on his oh-so-enticing deal. Brace yourselves, Orlando denizens.
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