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Tim Tebow’s division with the New York Jets has been a big disappointment, but it was alone aftermost division that Tebow not alone led the Denver Broncos to a playoff berth, but to a achievement in the postseason as well. Meanwhile, the Jacksonville Jaguars go into Sunday angry for the NFL’s affliction almanac at 2-12, and 2011 first-round aces Blaine Gabbert has bootless to authorize himself in his aboriginal two seasons as the authorization quarterback he was drafted to be.
Tebow deserves a additional adventitious at actuality a starting quarterback abutting season, and according to a address from ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, he may get that adventitious with the Jaguars.
Mortensen said Saturday night that according to alliance sources, it is a “virtual certainty” that Tebow, who is accepted to be appear by the Jets afterward the season, will assurance with the Jaguars in 2013. While that charcoal little added than belief at this point, it is a move that makes a abundant accord of faculty on both abandon of the equation.
Both Tebow and the Jaguars are currently in bad situations. By advancing together, anniversary affair could potentially be the band-aid to one another’s better botheration with their accepted situation.
Tebow was traded to a aggregation who never gave him a fair attempt to attempt for a starting quarterback job. Given that the Jets chose to alpha Greg McElroy over Tebow in abode of disturbing bounden quarterback Mark Sanchez, it absolutely appears as admitting he will never get that shot.
Meanwhile, the Jaguars could end up with the NFL’s affliction almanac this season. A big acumen for that has been the poor quarterback comedy of both Gabbert and Chad Henne, who accept accumulated to complete aloof 55.5 percent of their passes, canyon for 202 yards per bold and accept a accumulated passer appraisement of aloof 76.6, which ranks 26th amid aggregation passer ratings.
Should Tebow assurance with the Jaguars in 2013, he will be able to access what Mortensen alleged an “open quarterback competition.” While there is no agreement he would exhausted out Gabbert and Henne for that job, he would accord the Jaguars a quarterback with a accurate history of acceptable big amateur and putting calm clamp performances, article neither Gabbert nor Henne has.
While Tebow had his best of actuality traded to the Jets or Jaguars aftermost season, and fabricated what in hindsight looks to be a aberration by allotment the Jets, it is accessible to see why Tebow would change his apperception and now be absorbed in activity to Jacksonville.
The Jaguars are one of alone a few teams area Tebow could absolutely accept an according befalling to exhausted out his competitors in the preseason for a starting quarterback job. Additionally, Jacksonville is beneath than 80 afar abroad from the University of Florida in Gainesville, area Tebow aboriginal became a brilliant as a Heisman Trophy champ and civic champion.
This is not to say Tim Tebow can be the abiding quarterback and savior of the Jaguars franchise, for there are accurate affidavit why no aggregation offered added than fourth- and sixth-round abstract picks to access him aftermost offseason. Tebow has actual poor mechanics as a abridged passer, and alike in arch the Broncos to aggregation success in his alone year as a starter, he completed aloof 46.5 percent of his passes with a 72.9 quarterback rating—worse than the numbers of Gabbert and Henne for the Jaguars this season.
What he is, however, is a accustomed baton and accurate champ who can be a actual accepted adversary for the starting quarterback job in Jacksonville. Additionally, for a aggregation that consistently has agitation affairs out home games, the accretion of fan-favorite Tebow could advance to a acceptable atom in both appearance and civic attention, both categories in which the Jaguars accept lagged abaft the majority of the league.
Assuming Tebow is released, the Jaguars should be able to assurance him to a concise arrangement at a low price. That would accomplish signing Tebow a low-risk move with potentially aerial reward, and for a aggregation that has basically boilerplate to go but up, that is a adventitious able-bodied account taking.
The Jaguars may not accept their abiding starting quarterback on the roster, but drafting addition quarterback in the aboriginal circuit is not the best move for them. The 2013 NFL abstract chic includes no aristocratic quarterback prospects, and the Jaguars accept abounding added needs on both abandon of the brawl that charge to be addressed.
By signing Tebow, the Jaguars would be able to accompany in a abeyant advancement at quarterback while extenuative their abstract selections. While the media bazaar that comes with a Tebow accretion would not acquiesce the Jaguars to abide “committed” to Gabbert, it would acquiesce them to accompany in addition advantage after necessarily affective on from their disturbing investment.
If Tebow was a cinch NFL starting quarterback, he wouldn’t be mired as the third-stringer for a disturbing New York Jets this year. That said, his 2011 accomplishments should acquire him a attempt at redemption, and the absolute aggregation to accord him that attempt abutting division would be with the Jaguars, who badly charge to acquisition means to advance in 2013.
Dan Hope is an NFL abstract Featured Columnist and the New England Patriots game-day contributor for Bleacher Report.
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