Quarterback Tim Tebow has found his way onto an NFL training camp roster once again, but he has yet to make a final 53-man roster for the first time since the 2012 season.
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He was able to do this with the New York Jets, but he sat on the bench as Mark Sanchez continued to be the starting quarterback before struggling and being shown his way out the door.
Ironically, they have been reunited with the Eagles. Sanchez made some starts for the Eagles after Nick Foles suffered a season-ending clavicle injury.
Tebow is battling with Sanchez and Sam Bradford for the starting job. Despite Tebow’s limitations as a passer and skills as a runner, Eagles head coach Chip Kelly made his plans for Tebow clear.
“He’s a quarterback. That’s how we’re looking at Timmy. We’re not looking at him at any other position,” Kelly said to NFL.com.
The former Heisman Trophy winner became an even bigger household name after he became the starting quarterback for the Denver Broncos in 2011, and he helped lead them to an AFC West title and playoff victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
However, he was traded to the Jets after the Broncos signed Peyton Manning and was unable to overcome excessive media coverage and struggles in the preseason.
His opportunity with the New England Patriots in the 2013 offseason turned out to be unsuccessful as well.
Tebow will look to prove that he can be a consistently reliable NFL passer after completing only 46.5 percent of his passes for the Broncos in 2011.