Have Jacksonville Jaguars Seen Enough to Finally Sign Tim Tebow?

Have Jacksonville Jaguars Seen Enough to Finally Sign Tim Tebow

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Another game in the record book, which also means another embarrassing loss for the Jacksonville Jaguars. I guess the bright side is that the team scored a season-high 20 points and showed signs of improvement. However, the quarterback position has been atrocious. After witnessing another dismal attempt, have the Jaguars seen enough to finally sign Tim Tebow?

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By now, people have probably figured out that I am a supporter of Tebow playing quarterback in the NFL. Personally, I do not think he is all that great at making the necessary throws. I am more of a believer that he could turn Jacksonville around and give them hope for a winning season in the near future.

Why do I believe in such a thing? Well, former Tebow teammate and New York Jets wide receiver David Nelson explains it the best:

“The guy’s a competitor and a leader,” Nelson said, according to ESPN.com. “Not only does he make you better on the field, but it’s well documented he makes you better off the field. He’s just a proven leader.

“His competitive will in clutch time … there’s a presence about him. You want to be around him when it’s game time. He just has this aura. It’s contagious.”

I have stated several times that Tebow would make the Jaguars better because of his will to win. He will work harder than anyone and do everything in his power to make the players around him better. Not to mention, he would be great for the community and give the fans a reason to root for the team.

Does anyone actually think the players on the current roster believe in their current quarterback situation? Blaine Gabbert passed for 181 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. The second pick occurred in the end zone when Jacksonville had the ball on the two-yard line in the third quarter. Gabbert also posted a 59.2 passer rating and a 2.8 quarterback rating.

Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley made it clear after the game that Gabbert is still his quarterback going forward. What kind of message is that sending the rest of the players? It appears that anyone who plays their position poorly will still be able to keep their job, despite the fact that there are other people who can perform the job better.

The message the organization needs to send their players is that they are committed to winning. The only way to do that is to bring in someone else to play quarterback. I understand why the team wants to stick with the No. 11 pick in the 2011 draft. However, at some point the franchise has to admit that they made a mistake and move on.

Tebow is certainly a respectable way to go about this. The players will buy into what he is trying to accomplish. More importantly, it will give them someone to believe in. Someone that can play the position at a high level and possibly help them reach the playoffs next year.

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  • marabdl86

    Jaguars better hurry and sign Tebow because rumor has it the Browns are really interested. I think he would do great in both cities. I wish the best for Tim and wish he was still a Bronco. I have no doubt in my mind this guy can be a good qb in the league. He just needs a team that believes in him

  • Gary Schneider

    Bottom line, no matter how many times you hear it, is that Tim wins games. It doesn’t matter how he won in Denver, he still won. Personally I like Cleveland but I have a gut feeling that Tim agent, Jimmy Sexton, who is one of the most powerful and respected agents in football, have not been sitting around twiddling their thumbs. Something is going down and we will all know soon enough. Tim will do great no matter where he goes.

    • Matthew Tierney

      Are these Cleveland reports for real? Any articles or anything I think it would be a great fit for him with the browns GM that did believe in tebow creative coach and a strong d sound perfect for tebow

      • Gary Schneider

        I personally have not seen any articles or anything saying Cleveland is interested but I too think it would be a good fit for Tim.

        • Matthew Tierney

          Thanks boss just hoping I get to watch me some tebow this season

          • Gary Schneider

            I do know that Tim’s agent and Tim are not just sitting around. Tim knows that he needs to go to the right team, not just any team. Tim is not as desperate as the media makes him out to be. He is going to take his time and he is going to choose wisely. A team that will give him some time to play and to learn. It is going to happen despite what many would like to think.

          • Richard_Romano

            Well said, Gary. Did you notice that the Browns are looking at Tyler Thigpen? The guy has a paltry win record — 1-11! It’s pathetic that this guy would get a look while Tebow may not. Dumb.

  • http://www.facebook.com/aemoreira81 aemoreira81

    The Jaguars are 4-touchdown underdogs against the Broncos. However, the reason why I would not want to see the Jaguars sign Tim Tebow is because that offensive line is worse than offensive; Tebow would be dead behind that O-line. The Browns (now that Brian Hoyer is out for the year) would be a better fit.

    • Richard_Romano

      I predict a 62-0 blowout by Denver. It’s going to get real ugly. I feel sorry for the Jags fans. Not sure how they’ll want to support a team that gets torched like they will this weekend.

  • dewey

    Tebow would be great for Jacksonville. He would most likely start for the next ten years with great success.

  • Jeffrey Wineberg

    I honestly believe and have believed there is a conspiracy the whole time. Look how he was dealt to the Jets and minimal playing time. I honestly believe that Denver made that part of his deal to the jets for the jets to hold on to him the entire year. Also I believe that Broncos have paid the jags not to pick Tim Up until “AFTER” the game in Denver. They don’t want their fans rooting on Tim more then Manning. Oh that would be a disaster. So I am sure that if the jags were to pick him up, it would be after the Denver game. Watch and see my readers… Watch and see… I think the NFL should look into Tim Tebow Conspiracy like they did bounty gate. If they find Denver to be guilty of inside harmful trading of a player, John Fox, John Elway and The Owner should be banned a full year just like the Saints coach was.

  • Brenda Lott

    Tebow would put butts in seats in just about any stadium and he’ll win a few games. He’s not your franchise QB and he never will be. I seriously doubt if anyone picks him up – it’s just not worth the money or the circus that comes along with him. He would be an entertaining stop-gap QB – no more and no less. I do think there are positions Tebow could play at an NFL level but QB is not one of them.

  • captaindandan

    tim tebow is a W-I-N-N-E-R !!!