Tim Tebow gets job offer from Ron Jaworski, Philadelphia Soul


Tim Tebow spoke to the Economic Club of Southwest Michigan last week. (Joe Rondone / AP)

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A second team has expressed interest in Tim Tebow. Now all he has to do is decide to accept a move outside the NFL.

Tebow, cut April 29 by the New York Jets, was quickly offered a job by the Omaha Beef of the Champions Indoor Professional Football League and, over the weekend, the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League expressed interest in him. That could be a more intriguing option, given that former NFL quarterback Ron Jaworski is a part owner of the team.

“I haven’t heard back from him and I’m not going to push it,” Jaworski told the Philadelphia Daily News. “If he decides he wants to play Arena football, we’ll make a spot for him.”

That spot would involve using him mostly around the goal line.

“One [criticism] of Tebow is that he is slow and methodical,” Jaworski said. “He would be forced to quicken it up in this league and it would be good training for him. You can learn a lot in this league. It’s about processing information and getting the ball out . . . or you get whacked.”

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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