Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 11/19/14
According to a report from the NY Post, Tim Tebow has be cut by the New York Jets as of Monday morning. Though he showed up 15LBs lighter to volunatary workouts which began last week, and an improved throwing motion, the disaster that was Tim Tebow in New York is no longer. It comes as no surprise with the selection of Geno Smith in the 2nd round of this past weekend’s NFL Draft. After leading the Denver Broncos to a division title in 2011 and a first round upset of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Jets traded for Tebow as he had been supplanted by Peyton Manning as the starter in Denver. Tebowmania hit New York, and he was much more of a media distraction than an actual cog in the Jets plans to win football games. He never really competed for the starting job, and his use on the field was more gimmicky than anything else. The Jets reportedly were hoping to deal Tebow for a compensatory pick over the weekend, but there was no interest from other teams. Mark Sanchez’s roster spot is reportedly safe, as the Jets will allow him to compete for the starting job with Smith [...]
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