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NFL Betting News: Tebow switched to the New York Jets and more Drama

Written by Gaby Varji   
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 21:38

Tebow switched to the New York JetsThe Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow switched to the New York Jets, according to a source in the NFL betting league.

Who will be the Jets starter in?

Tebow received the option of playing for the Jets or the Jacksonville Jaguars and decided that New York was his best option, according to information received by Lombardi from another league source.

The Broncos received a fourth-round pick and a sixth-round pick in the Draft 2012. The Jets also gave the Broncos their seventh-round pick this year.

The Broncos confirmed the move in a statement.

"Tim Tebow deserves a huge amount of credit for what he has accomplished and how he behaved during his time with the Broncos," wrote executive John Elway Broncos in the statement. "Since taking a team with 1-4 record and bring it to the playoffs to energize our fans and this community, Tim left a remarkable mark in this organization. His time in Denver will always have a special place in Broncos history. "

"Our hits were doing the best for Tim and for the Broncos and I think that the opportunity was presented with the New York Jets meet that goal. Tim made great strides last year and has a very promising career ahead. If someone is willing to put the effort to be a large, this is Tim Tebow. "

The Jets announced the deal a few hours before, but this change was faced with an obstacle when the team is bequeathed to an agreement on how much of the $ 5 million already paid to Tebow would have to be paid by the Jets.

Tebow will make $ 1.1 million in 2012, but many have overlooked that got major promotion in his base salary for his good season in 2011. In 2013 his base salary will be $ 6,055 million in 2014 will be $ 7,145 million.

The owner of the Jaguars Shahid Khan issued a statement indicating that the team would go ahead after exploring the option to acquire Tebow.

"Earlier this week I asked Gene Smith and his staff to explore the possibility of acquiring Tim Tebow," Khan said in a statement. "I think we have the task of considering all the ways to improve the Jets on and off the field, especially given the special circumstances involving this player. He appreciated the high level of work that Gene and his team devoted to this issue until this afternoon and I am very satisfied with the outcome. Our commitment to develop Blaine Gabbert was and still is central to our goal of returning the Jaguars to an elite status in the NFL. We look forward without regrets. "

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