Found August 13, 2013 on Sports-Glory:
When Tim Tebow was picked up by the New England Patriots there were many that questioned the move, but just as many that understood. If there was a team and a coach that could figure out how to tap into his potential it would be the  Patriots and head coach Bill Belichick. It probably didn’t hurt that the man that made Tebow a first-round draft pick back in 2010, Josh McDaniels, was the offensive coordinator. He saw enough in Tebow to use a first round pick on him so he must have a plan to make use of his abilities. Right? That is the hope for the legions of Tebow fans out there. So far the word out of training camp is mixed; he does some things right, but messes others up. Perhaps the only tell that fans really had was when the Patriots could not even say whether he was going to play in the preseason opener. Instead he was just told to be ready. Sure enough he got his chance when quarterback Ryan Mallett was injured in the second quarter. His throwing motion appeared to be about the same even though rumor was that it had improved. On the night, he ended up going 4-12 for 55 yards and had four carries for 31 yards. He also led the team on a pretty impressive touchdown drive. So essentially it was the same old Tebow–not pretty, but effective. Belichick had this to say after the game when asked about Tebow: “It was good, it was far from perfect. We all made mistakes out there, and there are plenty of things to work on for all of us. Not singling anyone out. We haven’t played a game in six months, so we saw decent things, but also things we need to work on.” The question now will be how Mallett’s health will affect Tebow’s playing time. The team announced that he had a head injury, but that he didn’t undergo concussion testing. After the game Mallett said he was hit in the chest. Film shows that he was indeed hit in the chest, but when he hit the field his head hit the ground rather hard. Should Mallett miss any time–which with the focus and concern placed on head injuries these days it would be surprising if he did not–the door should be open for Tebow to get a large number of snaps in New England’s next preseason game Friday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. If he does his play could be the difference in whether he makes the final cut. If he doesn’t the team may look to focus on developing Mallett instead. And they say the preseason is meaningless! The post Ryan Mallett’s injury could open door for Tim Tebow appeared first on Sports Glory.

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