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Before the Patriots took a chance on him, Tim Tebow wasn't given much of a chance to play in a regular season game this year.
Despite being under contract, the odds still aren't in his favor.
In his assessment of the Pats' roster, Mike Rodak of ESPNBoston.com gives Tebow just a 25 percent chance of cracking the final 53-man unit.
Rodak is speculating, but provides sound reasoning for his opinion, stating that Tebow may not provide enough value to the club. He's unlikely to beat out Ryan Mallett for backup quarterback duties, and New England probably won't use him at other positions or in the Wildcat.
As such, Tebow could be facing an "uphill battle" to secure a place on the team. Rodak, however, concedes that it's "simply too early" to make any determinations, especially with coach Bill Belichick's infamous against-the-grain philosophy.
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Former major league outfielder Darryl Strawberry admires New England Patriots quarterback Tim Tebow and wishes he had been more like teammate Gary Carter.
During and after his playing days the now 51-year-old struggled with additions to illegal drugs.
“I wish I could have been like a Gary Carter or a Tim Tebow when I was playing,” said Strawberry via USA TODAY “and have Christ...
Football is three weeks away! Rejoice! Well... Three weeks away from training camp. Then the inevitable disappointment of sitting through awful pre-season games - but we're close enough to football to talk about football, which makes me happy. In a preview to training camp, let's have a look at some of the key battles we can look forward to.
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The New England Patriots have released a statement following the arrest of cornerback Alfonzo Dennard.
Pats statement: "The New England Patriots are extremely disappointed to learn of Alfonzo Dennard’s arrest…."
— Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) July 11, 2013
…"We take this matter very seriously and are working to get more information on the incident."
The book on Tim Tebow is that he's either derided or deified, depending on whom you ask, with very little middle ground to speak of.
Darryl Strawberry might not seem like the most likely candidate to canonize Tebow, what with his hard-partying, addiction-riddled past that seems at odds with Tebow's message. But in an interview with USA Today , the former New York Mets and...
The Aaron Hernandez – Odin Lloyd murder case appears to be unfolding quickly. While there are others being questioned in the killing, Hernandez is the only one who has actually been charged with murder. Take that for what it’s worth. […]
Below are three photos from the surveillance system at Aaron Hernandez’s home that shows all three men the night of Odin Lloyd’s murder.
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Alfonzo Dennard (DEHN'-nurd) of the New England Patriots has been arrested and accused of driving drunk in Lincoln where he once starred as a Nebraska defensive back.
Lincoln police say 24-year-old Dennard was pulled over southeast of downtown Lincoln just before 2 a.m. Thursday. Lincoln police say Dennard failed a field sobriety test.
Police spokeswoman Katie Flood says Dennard...
The New England Patriots' forgotten tight end for the past few weeks, Rob Gronkowski, is making strides towards his recovery from back surgey last month, reported Ed Werder of ESPN.
While there's still no timetable for his return, he has resumed light workouts in an effort to be ready for the start of the season on Sept. 8th. Werder says he's "looking good"...
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A lot of evidence had been revealed to the press late yesterday and gives some troubling insights into the case against Aaron Hernandez. It appears that the former Patriots tight end was indeed the man who pulled the trigger, killing his "friend" Odin Lloyd. The murder was apparently because Lloyd had been associating with some of Hernandez's enemies. Some of the evidence...
According to multiple reports, the evidence documents in the Aaron Hernandez murder case are expected to be released today.
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Many players have become unexpectedly important to this year's Patriot's team this off-season. The departures of Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd, coupled with the health problems for Rob Gronkowski, and incarceration of Aaron Hernandez, has left the offense wide open. Together, these occurences have thrust a number of players into the spot light as important pieces to a consistently...
Aaron Hernandez's murder charge has all of a sudden cast the "Patriot Way" in a while different light. Now with Alfonzo Dennard getting arrested today for a DUI, the team faces even more scrutiny for taking in players with troubled histories off the field.
Albert Haynesworth was perhaps the biggest name they brought in with a checkered past but Aqib Talib has quite...