NEW YORK (AP) -- Tebowmania is headed to Broadway.
Quarterback Tim Tebow was traded Wednesday to the Jets from the Broncos. Denver general manager Brian Xanders said the Broncos would receive fourth- and sixth-round draft picks, while New York gets a seventh-rounder -- all in 2012.
Denver started shopping Tebow after signing Peyton Manning on Tuesday.
Even though Tebow led the Broncos to the playoffs last season -- along the way beating Sanchez and the Jets, who missed the postseason -- Denver executive John Elway believed Manning gave the team a better chance at winning a championship now.
Tebow is expected to complement starter Mark Sanchez, who received a 40.5 million contract extension, with 20.5 million guaranteed, earlier this month. The Jets also had pursued Manning.
Tebow has a flock of fervent fans for reasons that have to do as much with his faith as his football skills. A devout Christian, he's been a role model since his days at Florida, when he led the Gators t...