Whereas Trevor Lawrence could be the No. 1 total choose, he could not even be the preferred participant in Jacksonville throughout his first NFL coaching camp. CBS Sports activities’ Jonathan Jones confirmed on Monday that the Jaguars plan to signal 33-year-old Tim Tebow, who final performed in an NFL regular-season recreation in 2012. Tebow, who guided the Gators to a nationwide championship below new Jaguars coach City Meyer, will play tight finish for the Jaguars as soon as his signing turns into official.
The twenty fifth total choose within the 2010 draft, Tebow loved a memorable albeit brief run because the Denver Broncos quarterback. With Tebow below heart, the Broncos captured an AFC West division title in 2011 earlier than pulling off one of the jaw-dropping finishes in NFL playoff historical past. With Tebow about to renew his profession, we determined to revisit Tebow’s prime 5 NFL moments.
5. Tebow leads Broncos to one-point win over the Texans
A backup for many of his rookie season, Tebow was given the keys to the Broncos offense with three weeks remaining within the 2010 season. After dropping his first profession begin, Tebow ran for the profitable rating in Denver’s 24-23 win over Houston in Week 16. Trailing 23-10 firstly of the fourth quarter, Tebow threw a 23-yard landing go earlier than capping the comeback with a 6-yard scoring run with 3:02 left.
4. Miracle in Miami
After a 1-4 begin, Tebow was once more given the nod to begin heading into Denver’s Week 7 showdown in Miami. Trailing 15-0 late within the fourth quarter, a pair of Tebow touchdowns — together with Tebow’s run on a two-point conversion try — compelled time beyond regulation. In time beyond regulation, D.J. Williams‘ sack/fumble restoration of Matt Moore arrange Matt Prater’s game-winning, 52-yard discipline objective. Along with his two landing passes, Tebow completed the sport with 59 yards dashing on 9 carries.
3. Nationwide highlight
A month after his theatrics in Miami, Tebow made comparable magic in opposition to the visiting Jets on “Thursday Night time Soccer.” Trailing 13-10 with 5:54 left, Tebow led the Broncos on a 12-play, 95-yard drive that culminated together with his 20-yard landing run 1:06 left. Denver’s protection preserved the lead whereas serving to the Broncos even their document at 5-5. Whereas he failed to finish half of his 20 go makes an attempt, Tebow rumbled for 68 yards on eight carries.
2. Besting the Bears
Following their win over the Jets, Tebow and the Broncos received consecutive three-point street video games in San Diego and Minnesota earlier than taking part in host to the Bears in Week 14. As soon as once more, Tebow did little through the recreation’s first three quarters earlier than waking up within the fourth quarter. Trailing 10-0 via three quarters, Tebow’s 10-yard landing go to Demaryius Thomas made it a three-point recreation with 2:08 left.
After an unsuccessful onside-kick try, the Broncos protection managed to power a Chicago punt with slightly below a minute left. Tebow rapidly accomplished three passes for 39 yards to arrange Prater’s game-tying, 59-yard discipline objective to power time beyond regulation. Much like what transpired in Miami, the Broncos protection compelled a turnover earlier than giving the ball again to Tebow. After misfiring on his first two passes of time beyond regulation, Tebow hit Thomas for 10 and 16 yards to arrange Prater’s game-winning, 51-yard discipline objective. At 8-5, the Broncos had been on their technique to profitable the AFC West regardless of dropping their remaining three video games.
1. Tebow stuns Steelers in time beyond regulation
Getting into the postseason on a dropping skid, Tebow and the Broncos performed host to the defending AFC champion Steelers within the 2011 AFC wild card spherical. After forcing Pittsburgh to accept discipline objectives early, the Broncos took a 20-6 halftime lead on the power of two Tebow landing passes. Ben Roethlisberger rallied the Steelers to a late game-tying rating earlier than Tebow hit Thomas for an 80-yard landing on the primary play of time beyond regulation. The win capped off a magical 12 months for Tebow, who posted an 8-5 total document that season because the Broncos quarterback.