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Broncos QB Tim Tebow Traded to the Jets

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Tim Tebow has been traded to the Jets.

The team said Wednesday it has acquired the polarizing quarterback from the Broncos. Denver general manager Brian Xanders says the Broncos will receive fourth- and sixth-round draft picks, while New York gets a seventh-rounder - all in 2012.

The trade first was reported by Fox Sports.

Denver started shopping Tebow after signing Peyton Manning.

Tebow is expected to complement starter Mark Sanchez, who received a $40.5 million contract extension, with $20.5 million guaranteed, earlier this month. The Jets also had pursued Manning.

Tebow led the Broncos to the playoffs last season - along the way beating Sanchez and the Jets, who missed the postseason. But Denver executive John Elway believed Manning gave the team a better chance at winning a championship now.

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Comments [3]

Subman from Georgia

Tebow needs a tough coach, like Ryan, and he needs to mature. His trade from Denver's Orange & Blue was his 1st professional shocker. He has great potential but Sanchez won't like it.

Mar. 21 2012 03:44 PM
Steve from Manhattan

SHOCKING NEWS! The question is will Tim Tebow convert metro NYC residents to being more Christian or will he be converted to avaricious hedonism? I'll bet his family is praying like mad right now.

Mar. 21 2012 02:37 PM
clive betters

i hope mark sanchez goes somewhere else, and wins three super bowls. this is a bad fit.

Mar. 21 2012 02:00 PM

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