PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Eagles have signed Tim Tebow to a one-year contract, the team announced on Monday. The signing was first reported Sunday evening.
Tebow, 27, last played in an NFL game for the New York Jets in 2012. He also had a stint with the New England Patriots, in which he failed to crack their regular season roster in 2013.
Tebow had his best two years in the NFL with the Denver Broncos from 2010-2012. During the 2011-12 season, Tebow started 11 games leading the Broncos to an overtime playoff win against the Steelers.
The 6’3″, 235-pound polarizing quarterback had one of the most accomplished collegiate careers ever, winning two BCS National Championships and a Heisman Trophy for the University of Florida.