Originally written July 15, 2013 on thepigskinreport.com:
Of all the stories surrounding the New England Patriots since their loss in the AFC Championship Game, the team’s signing of Tim Tebow may have been the strangest. After a year of nothing while a member of the New York Jets, Tebow’s prospects in the NFL seemed almost non-existent. But never underestimate the willingness of an NFL team to take a shot on someone, and never underestimate the desire of the Patriots to sign players recently released by the Jets. The Patriots have been known over the years under coach Bill Belichick to be a team that has had great success with reclamation projects and getting more out of players than they actually had to give. Tebow would fall under the “getting more out of…” category as his passing mechanics have never come close to being that of a quality NFL quarterback. He now needs some of that magic that used to go with being a recent acquisition of the Patriots. Despite the more recent miserable failures at reclamation projects, the Patriots’ locke...
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