The word in New England on Tuesday was “Tebow.” The next day it was all about “spirituality.” Coincidence? Not at all.
The Tim Tebow saga has become so distorted that the contrasting commentary runs like watercolors all over his face. Tebow has somehow become the dual emblem of sports and idolatry, the good and the bad.
If the Patriots training camp turns into the Tebowmania circus that swallowed up Jets camp last year, lay the blame squarely on the media this time.
The newest Patriot wore No. 5, not his familiar 15 on his shorts and helmet. The QBs wore red jerseys without numbers.
Naturally, when the news of the former first-round pick joining Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and company came out it garnered significant reaction. Here are some reactions from the twitterverse from celebrities, analysts and athletes.
Bill Belichick is thought of as the smartest coach in the NFL, and perhaps in all of sports. But with the announcement of his latest reclamation project, the mad scientist in him has morphed into the nutty professor.
Steve Tisch told TMZ last month that he felt “badly” for Tebow. Now the quarterback has signed with New England — and Tisch is singing a different tune.
It’s the nightmare narrative: Tebow signing with New England, a new cog in Belichick’s Patriots machine bent on sticking it to the rival Jets. But WFAN co-host Craig Carton has a different take on the whole thing.
There will in fact be Tebow Time in the NFL in 2013. The former first-round pick will sign with the … wait for it … New England Patriots, according to WBZ in Boston.
In Yahoo! Sports report titled “Tim Tebow blackballed by NFL teams because of cult-like following, media frenzy,” sportswriter Michael Silver explored the perceived toxicity of Tebowmania.
We learned this week that “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin wants to send John of House Idzik straight to the Wall. He’s been down this road before…
They’re a circus. Players don’t like circuses. If they did, they’d all know how to juggle by now.
Tom Brady will be haunting the Jets as a Patriot until he is 40 years old.
The Giants are retooling their roster, and they will address these losses in the offseason. In cutting Bradshaw, Canty and Boley, general manager Jerry Reese has gotten rid of nearly $14 million in salary.
Steve Kallas offers his final thoughts on Super Bowl XLVII and next year’s super matchup at the Meadowlands.