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Tim Tebow Traded to the New York Jets

After the Broncos locked up four-time MVP Peyton Manning to take snaps for them for the next five years, Denver was trying Wednesday to move media darling Tim Tebow to the Jets.

Update, 9:55 p.m.

And Tim Tebow is now officially a Jet, ESPN reports.

Update, 5:57 p.m.

Though the news spread this afternoon that Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow was traded to the Jets, apparently the deal's not done yet, the Huffington Post reports:

Citing anonymous sources, ESPN said Wednesday that provisions in the quarterback's contract are causing complications in the completion of the trade. ESPN says Tebow's contract has $5 million worth of "recapture language," which means the Jets would have to pay back some money to the Broncos.

Original story:

Quarterback Tim Tebow, , is now a New York Jet, the Huffington Post reports.

Tebow was traded from the Denver Broncos after that team announced it had agreed to terms with sure-to-be Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning, who was released from the Indianapolis Colts earlier this month.

Tebow , leading the Broncos to an unexpected playoff victory in overtime against the Pittsburgh Steelers in January.

EMR March 21, 2012 at 09:23 PM
No, he was not!
Justin Reynolds (Editor) March 21, 2012 at 10:11 PM
I've updated the story to include the uncertainty that now exists regarding this trade.
Justin Reynolds (Editor) March 22, 2012 at 02:06 AM
aaaaaaand now the deal's done.
The Mirror March 22, 2012 at 06:35 PM
aaaand now, Jets fans are hearing the sound of their club's future turning to dust....
Justin Reynolds (Editor) March 22, 2012 at 07:27 PM
I'd like to take this moment to remind all readers that the New York Football Giants are reigning Super Bowl champions.

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