FROM GANG GREEN TO JET BLUE: THE TEBOW TIMELINE
TEBOW INTRODUCED AS A JET
After much speculation, it finally happened. Tim Tebow was traded to the New York Jets. Watch the entire introduction and press conference in the video player to the left.
WEEK 1 VS. BILLS
Tim Tebow made his New York Jets debut in a 48-28 victory over the Buffalo Bills, playing multiple positions on offense but never attempting a single pass while under center. He DID recover an onside kick late in the game however, and finished with 5 carries for 11 yards. Visit Game Center for more on Jets at Bills – Week 1
WEEK 2 VS. STEELERS
Tim Tebow was in the game for three plays including a 22-yard run in the third quarter. Tebow's struggles to find the field continued, and the New York Jets lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-10. Visit Game Center for more on Jets at Steelers – Week 2.
WEEK 6 VS. COLTS
The New York Jets earned their third victory of the season after defeating the Indianapolis Colts 35-9. Tim Tebow's biggest play of the game was a 23-yard pass on a fake punt to linebacker Nick Bellore. It seemed as if the Jets were starting to find ways to use Tebow, but that notion quickly changed. Visit Game Center for more on Colts at Jets.
IS TEBOW TRADE BAIT?
The Jets announced that they had 'no plans' to trade Tim Tebow, but everyone began speculating what value Tebow would command, and where he might land. Even when Tebow wasn't making headlines on the field, the media found ways to make headlines for him.
WEEK 15 VS. TITANS
After coming back from injury, Tim Tebow contributed 15 rushing yards, but had one sack and one imcompletion in the Jets 14-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans. Little did he know he would only record one more state in a Jets uniform after this game. A 2-yard handoff to Joe McKnight in week 17. Visit Game Center for more on Jets at Titans– Week 15
REX RYAN: TIM TEBOW IS A JET
At the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan did little to squash the Tebow rumors by dancing around reporter questions when he took the podium.
TEBOW GREETS WICHITA STATE
Even though he hardly saw the field in 2012, that didn't stop Tim Tebow from paying it forward by speaking to the Wichita State Shockers men's basketball team when they returned home after two surprising upsets in the NCAA tournament.
JETS WAIVE TIM TEBOW
After a tumultuous season on and off the field that culminated in the New York Jets drafting Geno Smith , Tim Tebow was waived by the team and became a free agent. Speculation on his future in the NFL runs rampant.