Tebow only played briefly during the Jets' first game against the Buffalo Bills in September —a pattern that would prove to be consistent throughout the rest of the season. By the end of the season, he had participated in only 72 offensive snaps with the New York team. The team had reportedly not been able to find a trade partner for Tebow from the time the season ended until he was released in the early spring. In early June , it was announced that the New England Patriots had signed Tebow, reportedly to a two-year contract. However, after spending 12 weeks as the quarterback for the Patriots, Tebow was released from his contract.
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The decision to release Tebow occurred when all NFL teams had to cut their rosters to 53 players. In response, Tebow said "I'm blessed, because of my faith, that I don't have to worry about the future because I know who holds my future.
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In the meantime, the former collegiate star trained with noted quarterbacks coach Tom House with the goal of returning to the NFL. He got his shot by agreeing to a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles in April , though it was unclear if he would get a serious chance to compete for a starting job.
Apart from his skills on the field, Tebow is known for his devotion to his Christian beliefs and his charity work. The former is displayed often on the field with what has become known as "Tebowing"—dropping to one knee in prayer with his head resting on one hand.
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The move has been both widely imitated by Tebow fans and widely mocked by others. Whatever the intent behind the fad, Tebowing became a cultural phenomenon in the football season. While active in charity work even in college, Tebow founded the Tim Tebow Foundation in January The faith-based outreach group works with children in need in both the United States and the Philippines, building facilities for sick children, granting wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses and building playrooms in hospitals and orphanages, among other far-reaching charitable works.
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