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  1. gator34654
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    even a major critic Dilford says he's vastly improved. Question, will any team give TT a chance and if so who might that team be?
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    Vastly improved based on what? After how he looked with the Patriots and then with a whole year of not playing or even practicing with a team at all? This is starting to look like death by a thousand cuts, though there aren't that many NFL teams to cut him.
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    That's nice to hear….but I'm far more interested in what TT is doing to improve his ability to read NFL defenses! That guy is a workout champion, but he needs a lot more "reading" skills in order to play at the NFL level. Dilfer has done a 180 on his opinion of Tebow's throwing motion. Hey, that's great! BUT…..can he read NFL defenses in 1.5 seconds?
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    That would be Trent Dilfer. Yeah, I think Timmy's doing everything to remove his throwing flaws from the list of reasons why teams won't even talk to him. I'm hoping he's successful. I still think Tebow can be a successful QB in the NFL. His commitment to improving alone should get a few teams interested.

    Right now, the teams that most need a QB are Houston, Jacksonville, Cleveland, Oakland and Minnesota. Only four of them will probably draft QBs in the first round (Bridgewater, Manziel, Bortles and Carr), so one of them will still have an opening. And there are a lot of teams that need viable backups (New Orleans, St. Louis, Kansas City, Green Bay and Atlanta to name a few). There are plenty of jobs out there. Hopefully at least one team will give Timmy a shot at proving that he's made enough strides to earn a spot on the roster.
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    Based on the opinions of a number of people who evaluate QBs for a living.
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    That really is the big question. One of the theories is that Timmy's throwing problems led to some of the other problems. What I'd like to see is Tebow behind a first-string line throwing to first-string receivers. Let him have the chance to make some plays in actual game situations (pre-season, of course) and see how he looks, not only throwing the ball, but also running the offense. If he still stinks, we probably have our answer. But if he really is looking more like Dilfer says, then we also have our answer. But for some to write him off because of New York or New England seems silly. Tebow embodies so much talent that if several experts say he's made massive improvements, teams should take notice.
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    If the Jags sign him and if he got to play and if he lead the Jags to the SB it would be, without question, one of the best sports stories of all-time and a Hollywood movie and ESPN would explode and everyone here would freak out and hit the lottery and date super models. As much as I am a rival fan, no lie, I actually want it to happen.
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    Continuity with a position coach/system/team would do wonders for his development in that area since i don't think he has had any of those for even 2 consecutive years. And some of that time he was a punt protector ( wtf?)

    The offense the team runs dictates how and to what extent you need to read defenses. A read option , which is what Tebow has run his whole career, you primarily read the ends regardless what the DE is about to do. The option qb has something he can do to counter whatever the de does.
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    This^^^^^ is exactly what I never understood. If the saying "your only as good as the company you keep" is true than what is really expected of him when his time to shine he is stuck playing with guys who themselves are struggling to not get cut.
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    He wasn't that bad when he played for Denver... sure he has some horrible throws but he had many great passes too. Enough decent passes to win more games, on a crappy a$$ team, then not. And the 20th overall defense is not the reason why Tebow won more games than he lost.
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    ...or Tampa Bay...
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    You are by far my favorite Nole invader.:)
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    We already heard this when the last 2 qb gurus came out last year saying he is so great now (I think they were Weinke and Testeverde), he's ready to start with any team. He didn't even get a look from the Jags. He should focus on being an analyst.
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    Sadly I think he is done in the NFL.
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    Cowherd says so.
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    Completely ignorant post: he will either be picked up by the Bucs and compete for the starting position...or he is out of the NFL.
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    How many times have I read over the years that this guy, that guy, and the other guy were helping Tebow with his throwing motion? It appeared to me that all that those revolving-door gurus did was make him worse. But now he's "vastly improved." I can't help but wonder if this determined Christian lad has sold his soul and it is Satan himself who has now shown him how to throw right.
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    There has never been a question of his work ethic. The problem is he can't throw and he can't read defenses. We've been reading about how much he has improved since his first year as the starting Gator qb. No team will want the media circus that will surround him. He's done
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    I've heard this story before.
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