Tim Tebow displays improved throwing motion in Eagles' OTA session

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Philadelphia Eagles have made plenty of crazy headlines this offseason thanks to their head coach Chip Kelly.

Not only did the Eagles trade away star running back LeSean McCoy and former starting quarterback Nick Foles, they also signed not one, but two star runners in DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews.

And it is not only the tailback position that is packed with names these days, the quarterback depth chart in Philly has plenty too.

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Plenty of competition

Sam Bradford heads the lot, but former Jets QBs Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow both have playoffs wins under their belt.

But there is that name again - Tim Tebow. Yes, the Eagles think that the much criticised former Denver Broncos and 2011 Heisman winner can still play football at the highest level.

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It is highly unlikely that Tebow will ever lead a franchise as the number one quarterback, but the NFL's extra point rule change could allow Tebow to become a two-point specialist, and therefore be of use for the Eagles.

Tebow improving

Tebow didn't make it at the Broncos in the end because of poor throwing mechanics and the availability of Peyton Manning on the free agent market for Denver.

But it seems that, after working with quarterback guru Tom House, Tebow has improved his throwing motion quite considerably, according to reports from the Eagles' OTA session on Thursday.

"The quarterback everyone was watching when they weren't breaking down Bradford was Tebow, and he also had a good day," explained reporter Eliot Shorr-Parks, who was present at the Eagles' OTA session on Thursday.

"The big question about Tebow is his throwing motion, and the difference between now and two years ago is huge. There is much less of a loop in his throw and the ball gets out quicker.

"Tebow looked good during 11-on-11 drills, tucking the ball down a few times and taking off for long runs. His accuracy wasn't an issue either, as he hit receiver Quron Pratt down the sideline for a 15-yard gain."

These are positive signs for the Eagles and Tebow, but do you think the quarterback can be productive for Philadelphia? Let us know below.

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