While Tebow did not throw the ball particularly well in his Patriots debut, his nearly eight yards per carry showed why New England ought to consider keeping the still raw former Heisman Trophy winner on their roster.
Nevertheless, head coach Bill Belichick will not speculate as to the kind of chance that the controversial signal caller has of making the team.
“That’s not anything that we’re ready to talk about right now,”
Belichick said. “A lot of competition out there. We’ll see how it all
Tebow himself is staying positive. “I’m trying to improve everyday, trying to grow. You’ve got great
coaches around you, great players around you and that’s the goal is to
get better,” Tebow said. “Being able to watch a great one every day, be
around him. He’s not only a great quarterback, he’s a great guy, too.
He’s fun to be around as well.”
The Patriots will face off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday in their second preseason game.