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It’s no question Tim Tebow is popular — but just how popular was reaffirmed Thursday.
In a Nielsen survey that asked who Americans would like to have as a guest for Thanksgiving, Tebow was the winner — over newly elected President Barack Obama. Tebow was picked by 23 percent of the voters, as opposed to 5 percent for Obama.
Those numbers won’t win any elections, but they do show promise for the backup Jets quarterback, who has said he’s thought about one day running for political office.
Tebow also held off Big Bird and Lady Gaga in the survey, but his support was nowhere near that of pumpkin pie, which easily took the favorite pie category with 44 percent of the vote.
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Tim Tebow received a “You’re Special” balloon bouquet from an anonymous fan today at the Jets’ training facility. Tebow said that it was a nice gesture and it wasn’t the first time he had received a gift from an anonymous fan. Perhaps now Tebow will feel better about his teammates talking behind his back, but I wouldn’t count on it.H/T: Deadspin
Sometimes, we all just need a little pick-me-up at the office. Just something to know people care. Well, Tim Tebow got exactly that on Tuesday, as an “anonymous fan” sent him a bouquet of balloons bearing the phrase “You’re special” on them, according to the New York Post’s Bart Hubbuch. After Tebow’s previous week, in which he was bashed by anonymous teammates, it’s...
Tim Tebow has been unhappy as of late due to his ever-shrinking role in the Jets’ offense, showing disinterest both through the press and on the sidelines.
Leave it to one of his devout followers to turn the backup quarterback’s frown upside down.
On Tuesday, New York Post reporter Bart Hubbuch snapped a photo of a “You’re Special” balloon bouquet, which was sent to Tebow by an anonymous fan.
Hubbuch’s colleague, Jane McManus, noted that Tebow thought it was “nice,” and said these kinds of things “happen sometimes.”
Hey, they don’t call them ‘Tebow-maniacs’ for nothing.
Sometimes, we all just need a little pick-me-up at the office. Just something to know people care.
New York Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow received exactly that on Tuesday.
An "anonymous fan" sent Tebow a bouquet of balloons bearing the phrase, "You're special," according to Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post. Hubbuch posted on Twitter (with the photo...
New York Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow aggravated a rib injury during the week while lifting weights and stretching, the New York Daily News reported. Jets coach Rex Ryan said Friday the extent of Tebow's injury was not known until Wednesday when a CT scan revealed two fractured ribs. He originally injured the ribs in Week 10 against the Seattle Seahawks. At the time, the...
As we are only one day away from Thanksgiving, this story about New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow is a rather-heartwarming one.
According to Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post, some random fan (or kissing-up teammate) sent Tebow the below bouquet of balloons back on Tuesday:
We'll keep you updated if we find out anymore news....
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Rex Ryan anticipates Tim Tebow will be ''ready to go'' in the New York Jets' next game against the Arizona Cardinals in spite of the backup quarterback's two broken ribs.
The Jets coach said Monday that the team will see how Tebow does during the week.
Tebow was in uniform but didn't play Thursday night in the Jets' 49-19 loss to the New England...
If you tuned into the Turkey Day tilt between the Patriots and Jets, you might've noticed the conspicuous lack of playing time for Tim Tebow.
In fact, the highly-publicized backup quarterback played zero -- read 'em zero -- snaps in New York's 49-19 blowout loss to the Pats.
And now we know why.
After the game, Tebow revealed to reporters that he has two fractured...
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New York Jets tight end Dustin Keller took to Twitter to call out Jets fans who apparently booed when it appeared that Mark Sanchez went down with an injury.
New England tight end Aaron Hernandez is active for the Patriots' game against the New York Jets after missing the last three because of a sprained right ankle.
Tight end Rob Gronkowski is not active Thursday night, as expected, after breaking his left forearm in the Patriots' win over Indianapolis on Sunday. Rookie defensive end Chandler Jones (ankle), guard Logan Mankins...
On this fine Friday after Thanksgiving I have a few questions I need answered pertaining to the fine world of sports. Please feel more than free to answer any of these should you know the answers. Q: I really don’t like the guy, but why did the Jets trade for Tim Tebow if they are [...]
The New York Jets looked a lot like the team we all know they are tonight. This team has some serious problems and the answer is NOT Tim Tebow! I think it starts at the top, so Rex Ryan is going to have to face the facts: his team is in disarray and he has no idea how to fix it.On the other side of the field was the New England Patriot, leader of the division and clearly on their...