Tim Tebow is playing minor league baseball right now. But if he wants to play minor league football a year from now, he has an offer on the table.
Steve Spurrier, who will coach the Orlando franchise in the upstart Alliance of American Football, says he’d like to have Tebow, his fellow Florida Heisman Trophy winner, on his team.
At the time, the 34-year-old Incognito seemed fired up about the chance to stay in Buffalo, but he apparently changed his mind in the interim.
Unless this is some kind of delayed-reaction April Fool’s joke or a ruse, it’s an unusual way to do business with agent David Dunn and a firm that has represented him through a career which has included a number of high-profile incidents, from the bullying scandal in Miami to charges of directing a racial slur at an opponent.
With the benefit of: (a) a night of sleep; (b) a cup or two of coffee; and (c) a chance to talk through the situation during the opening segment of PFT Live, it’s possible that I’ve figured out the connection between the Ravens announcing on Wednesday that quarterback Robert Griffin III will be signed (not has been signed, but will be signed) and G.M. Ozzie Newsome and coach John Harbaugh being questioned on Thursday in quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s pending collusion grievance.
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Newsome and Harbaugh likely will be saying that Tim Hardaway Jr. Jersey they regarded Griffin as being a superior talent to Kaepernick. If they would have been saying that on Thursday without letting the world know on Wednesday that they’ll be signing him next week, the line of questioning would have gone something like this:
Elite Youth Russell Shepard Jersey That would be wonderful, Spurrier told Mike Bianchi. I think Tim knows about our league. He knows he’s welcome to come down [to Orlando] and play. Obviously, if his baseball career is going well, he may decide to stick with it, which I would certainly understand. But if it doesn’t go to well and he has the urge to play football, we would certainly welcome him in Orlando.