Now that Tim Tebow has been released by the New York Jets, the outspoken quarterback can be signed by any team. That is, if another NFL team wants him. Despite a series of improbable comebacks and a playoff victory while playing quarterback for the Denver Broncos, with an unconventional style, Tebow didn’t secure much playing time in New York and was released after just a year. And despite the Jacksonville Jaguars saying that they have no interest in signing the hometown star, one fan is willing to do anything to make it happen. Even if that means contacting the president of the United States.
A recent petition posted on the White House’s “We the People” website requests that the president issue an executive order forcing the lowly Jaguars to sign and start Tebow as the team’s quarterback. According to the site’s guidelines, if it receives 100,000 signatures, the White House will formerly respond. In a time of financial uncertainty, global unrest and political polarization, we think it’s about time the president gets involved in an issue he can make an immediate impact on—forcibly taking over an NFL franchise to make Tim Tebow a starter. Your move, Mr. President … Discuss