Tim Tebow’s NFL career is seemingly over, but the jokes about him will never end.
Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy was recently approached by a TMZ reporter at Los Angeles International Airport. McCoy is not a controversial NFL figure, so it promised to be an uninteresting interview. When the first question thrown at McCoy was to ponder if Will Smith or Rocky Balboa was Philadelphia’s biggest star, it appeared the interview would be a catastrophe.
McCoy was later asked who were the best free agents remaining (assuming he cared), and Tebow’s name was thrown at him. That prompted a cynical look by McCoy.
"Tim Tebow?" McCoy said. "My son’s two. I’ll take my son over Tim Tebow."
McCoy admitted he liked Vince Young, his Eagles teammate in 2011, but former Titans running back Chris Johnson received the nod.
Tebow signed a contract to be on ESPN’s SEC Network pregame show starting in August. He still aspires to play in the NFL, even though no team has expressed an interest in him. Tebow was released by the New England Patriots after a dismal preseason in 2013 and remains a free agent. His name arguably provokes more emotion - good or bad - than any football player.
Here is McCoy’s take on Tebow, a former first-round NFL draft pick:
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