Jacksonville Jaguars release Tim Tebow after brief experiment at tight end

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(CNN)Tim Tebow's little stint arsenic a Jacksonville Jaguar is implicit aft the NFL team announced Tuesday greeting that it had waived the quarterback-turned-tight end.

The determination comes a small little than 3 months aft the team signed the erstwhile Heisman Trophy winner, reuniting him with his erstwhile University of Florida manager Urban Meyer, who present heads the Jaguars.

Tebow, 34, past played successful an NFL regular play crippled successful 2012 arsenic a backmost and spent the past fewer years playing insignificant league shot with the New York Mets organization. He remains a fashionable fig successful Jacksonville, his hometown, for his stellar assemblage vocation and outspoken Christian faith.

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    Tebow played successful the Jaguars' preseason opener connected Saturday against the Cleveland Browns, his archetypal quality successful a preseason crippled since 2015. He did not grounds a reception, and his 2 flailing attempts to artifact a defender reflected poorly connected his quality to play the presumption astatine a precocious level.

      Tebow was gracious and appreciative for the accidental successful a connection connected Twitter.

        "Thankful for the highs and adjacent the lows, the opportunities, and the setbacks. I've ne'er wanted to marque decisions retired of fearfulness of nonaccomplishment and I'm grateful for the accidental to person pursued a dream," helium said. "Thank you to the Jaguars enactment and everyone who has supported maine successful this journey. And we cognize that...God works each things unneurotic for good. Romans 8:28"

        A two-time nationalist champion with the Florida Gators, Tebow was selected successful the archetypal circular of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos, wherever helium played for 2 seasons.

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