NFL pre-season is a time for second stringers to take the League by storm and analysts to massively over-estimate the importance of pretty much everything.
Which is why today we have headlines about Tim Tebow putting in a pretty impressive performance for the Philadelphia Eagles as they beat the Colts in their first pre-season action of the 2015 NFL season.
Well, Chip Kelly was asked about his experimental quarterback's outing, and the Eagles head coach seemed perfectly pleased with the passers performance.
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Tebow showed that he is still an efficient scrambler out of the pocket as he picked up a touchdown with his legs, but we already knew he could do that.
It seems that Kelly was more impressed with Tebow's passing, which has undergone a big overhaul over the summer with Tebow completely changing his throwing motion in an attempt to become a quarterback in the National Football League.
“I liked how Timmy threw it,” Kelly said, according to John Gonzalez of CSNPhilly.com “That’s the big concern with everybody coming in, has he really changed?"
Thankfully for Tebow, the Eagles, and their fans, the former Denver Broncos man has managed to get better, with Kelly praising his ability to hit route-runners in their stride.
"He’s sequencing better. He’s got his feet underneath him. When guys ran the right routes and he had an opportunity to throw the ball, I thought he threw it really well,” Kelly went on to add.
The 28-year old Tebow's stats for the night were 6-of-12 in the air, going for 69 yards, including some big third-down conversions to lead the Eagles down the field. He may not be a starter in Phiadelphia, but Tim Tebow has definitely helped his cause.