Mr. Sunshine…meet Mr. Curmudgeon. Yes, Tim Tebow and Bill Belichick are the NFL’s new odd “it” couple. And it’s official…Tim Tebow is a Patriot. It’s just so right…and so wrong. And it just might be crazy enough to work.
Let’s end the speculation on whether Belichick did this for fun. The only thing Bill Belichick does for fun is…kill fun. There will be no circus. There will be no Tebowmania. Unfortunately for us ladies, there will be no Tim Tebow running shirtless in the rain. Bill Belichick only wants one thing from the media…to be left alone. If you don’t believe me, google his press conference. It’s so uncomfortable, I’d rather have a root canal than even watch it on TV.
On a positive note…Belichick vs. Tebowmania just might make my 2013 NFL season.
But make no mistake, when Patriots training camp rolls around it will be all about one thing…business. The business of winning a Super Bowl. And clearly, Bill Belichick (or someone in the Patriots organization) thinks Tebow can help them accomplish that.
As head coach of the Denver Broncos, Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels drafted Tim Tebow with a first round pick in the 2010 NFL draft. Belichick is tight with Tebow’s college coach, Urban Meyer. Tebow comes to New England with the playbook (if you can call it that) of the Patriots’ divisional rival, the New York Jets.
There is not a more competitive coach than Bill Belichick. Not in the NFL. Or anywhere. If he can take Tebow from the non-season he had with the Jets, and turn him into a playmaker of any kind, Belichick will further cement his legacy as one of the most creative, innovative, and overall best coaches in NFL history.
Signing Tebow as a Patriot…$1,360,000.*
Buffered fortress at training camp…$250,000.
Schooling your divisional rival…Priceless.
Tim Tebow is a Patriot.
Let the games begin.
Oh, and watch this.
*Two years, no guaranteed upfront money.