Popular Backup QB Pokes Fun At Himself On Social Networking Giant

NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) — It’s Twitter Time again for Tim Tebow.

In his first tweets since being traded to the Jets last week, the popular backup quarterback wrote Thursday night that he’s, yep, “excited” to be with his new team and thanked Denver Broncos fans for their support after “an interesting couple of weeks!”

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Tebow, who retweeted something on March 11, sent out four tweets and poked fun at himself: “I’ve already said it 44 times so here goes number 45: I’m really excited to be a Jet! Haha!”

He used the word “excited” repeatedly during his 30-minute introductory news conference Monday.

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Tebow said he’s “anxiously looking forward” to getting to work.

“Fireman Ed and the rest of Jets nation,” he wrote, “I’m gonna play my heart out for you. J-E-T-S JETS! JETS! JETS!”

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