5 Teams Looking to Trade for Denver Broncos' Quarterback Tim Tebow
We now brace ourselves for Tebow Mania.
It seems like John Elway has been searching for a reasonable way to part ways with Tim Tebow ever since he became the executive vice president of football operations for the Broncos. Signing Manning was the perfect excuse.
After leading the Broncos to the playoffs and becoming a fan favorite, Tebow will likely get a bunch of suitors if Denver decides to trade him.
Any team interested in Tebow will not only get an unconventional yet promising quarterback, but all the headlines his name attracts.
This slideshow will predict the teams brave enough to add Tebow Mania to their locker room.
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The only good news for Miami is that with Manning in Denver, Tim Tebow is all of a sudden available.
Tebow is a much better fit than Smith for Miami's offense.
The Dolphins are a few years removed from their Wild Cat offense days, but they still have players that fit that scheme.
With Reggie Bush and Daniel Thomas in the backfield, Tebow would benefit from having more explosive backs than he did in Denver.
Not to mention that wide receivers Davone Bess and Clyde Gates are both shifty, fast athletes who would excel running the ball out of the backfield on fly sweeps and quarterback options.
Miami already has a good defense set in place. If they can get Tebow and a receiver in the first round, they are contenders for the AFC East division title.
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Buffalo Bills fans were shaking their heads when they signed Ryan Fitzpatrick to a six-year extension during the 2011 season.
Fortunately, the contract was designed so that the Bills can cut Fitzpatrick before Week 7 of the 2012 season and get a chunk of money back.
After the Harvard grad threw a league high 23 interceptions in 2011, the Bills might decide to do that.
With Steve Johnson and Fred Jackson as his primary weapons, Tim Tebow would find himself in a good situation. Not to mention they have a shot at nabbing a stud wide receiver with the 10th overall pick in the upcoming draft.
After signing Mario Williams to a monster contract, the Bills are preparing to topple the New England Patriots for the AFC East division title.
Tebow's winning spirit could be catalyst needed to return Buffalo to the playoffs.
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With Peyton Manning now in control of the Denver Broncos offense, they will need to add some receivers. Who better than Mike Wallace?
Now that Tim Tebow is expendable, John Elway will try and schmooze the Pittsburgh Steelers into making some sort of deal (Tebow and a first round pick for Wallace and change).
Ben Roethlisberger is 30 years old as of a few weeks ago. He is one of the toughest guys in the league, always willing and able to play through pain. But as we saw last season, Roethlisberger will play even when he's too injured to be effective.
For this reason, Mike Tomlin may be interested in adding Tebow to be Big Ben's backup.
Plus, with the Steelers in need of a running back, Tebow could be the power back Pittsburgh has lacked since Jerome Bettis retired.
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The Jacksonville Jaguars need a quarterback. But even more so, they need fans.
Adding Tim Tebow would give them both.
Tebow is immensely popular in Florida. If he became a Jaguar, his statue would go up in front of the stadium before he even played a game.
Blaine Gabbert did not look like the answer at quarterback in his rookie season. He was jittery in the pocket and unable to inspire confidence.
The gutsiness Gabbert lacks, Tebow brings.
Tebow knows that he is not the most fundamentally sound quarterback in the league, but he also knows that the only thing standing in his way of a victory is himself.
Tebow has the unique ability to seemingly will his team to win. A trait the lowly Jaguars need in their quarterback as they continue to rebuild the franchise.
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Should Tim Tebow become available, you know Jerry Jones will at least consider adding him to the Dallas Cowboys.
Tony Romo is a great quarterback, but cannot seem to win in key situations. A problem which is laughable at this point in his career.
If Tebow is anything, he is a finisher: Tebow Time.
Can you imagine Tebow entering the Cowboy's huddle with two minutes left in the game, his team needing a miraculous touchdown drive to save their season. Jerry Jones nervously pacing in his booth, his plastic face practically melting.
Ok, it's unlikely that they would pick up Tebow just so he can sub in for Romo in high pressure situations. But he would be the perfect back up for the Cowboys.
Romo is on the wrong side of 30, and always misses a few games with minor injuries. Adding Tebow would give them a capable backup and an eventual heir.