Eagles linebacker Brandon Graham thinks Tim Tebow will play “a lot” this season.
“Tebow is going to shock a lot of people, because he is going to make the team,” Graham told the Detroit radio host. “And I think he will play a lot.”
As the Philadelphia quarterback competition unfolds between Mark Sanchez and Sam Bradford, Tebow looks like an outside shot to earn playing time. But given the annual unpredictability of the NFL quarterback carousel, it's not out of the question that the former Florida quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner could earn time.
Tebow is currently battling Matt Barkley for the No. 3 quarterback spot on the roster, and he's by no means a lock to make the team. There has been speculation that Eagles head coach Chip Kelly sees Tebow as a specialist on two-point conversions, or has other packages in mind for him. If that's the case, he could have the inside track to stick on the roster.
Tebow has been out of the NFL for two seasons and spent last year as an ESPN college football analyst. He's thrown for 2,422 yards and 17 touchdowns to nine interceptions in three seasons with the Broncos and Jets.
- Jeremy Woo