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Tim Tebow Eyed by Rams, According to Quickly Discounted Report

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Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 06:36 AM

By Michael Mullins

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Tim Tebow is possibly being considered by the St. Louis Rams for a backup position following the team's starting quarterback Sam Bradford's injury on Sunday, NFL Network sportswriter Mike Silver reported.

Nearly as soon as the rumor was first shared online, the source, Silver, quickly tweeted out an apparent clarification or revision to his initial report, claiming that it is unlikely the Rams will actually go through with the Tebow pickup.


St. Louis's starting quarterback tore his ACL during the Ram's loss at Carolina on Sunday, leaving the team with only one backup quarterback, Kellen Clemens, and no one else to fill the position on the roster if he too should become injured, NFL.com reported.

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Prior to Tebow's trade to the New York Jets from the Denver Broncos in 2012, the Rams were reportedly one of the teams that had inquired about him.

The Rams have yet to officially weigh into the rumor over their apparent Tebow consideration, who is presently a free agent; however Jim Thomas, a sportswriter with the St. Louis Dispatch, was quick to discount the rumor with his own tweet Monday morning.


The Ram's rumor was preceded by similar speculation in May that the Miami Dolphins was considering Tebow for the 2013 season. The franchise however quickly squashed the rumor.

More recently, there was an unsuccessful push by Jacksonville Jaguar fans to bring Tebow to the 0-7 Jaguars.

Reacting to the possibility that Tebow would one day sport a Jaguars uniform, the team's general manager David Caldwell told the Associated Press that "I can't imagine a scenario where (Tebow) will be a Jacksonville Jaguar."

Tebow, who is known for his religious expression on and off the field, was cut by the New England Patriots at the end of August, just two months after he signed a two-year, non-guaranteed contract with the franchise.

Prior to his brief stint with New England, Tebow had been released by the New York Jets, where he was misused throughout the 2012 season, spending most of the time on the bench despite the poor performance by the team's starter, Mark Sanchez.

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Tebow has received an offer from the Orlando Predators, an Arena Football League (AFL) team, as well as a Russian football team, Moscow Black Storm, since being released from the Patriots. Despite having apparently no interest from any teams in the National Football League, Tebow has apparently not entertained possibly switching leagues and exploring his options outside the NFL.

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