Peyton Manning Picks Broncos, Tim Tebow Traded to the Jets [Updated]

The former Colts quarterback will replace Denver's outspoken Christian quarterback.

The Denver Broncos will pick up quarterback Peyton Manning and trade Tim Tebow, ESPN reports.

On March 7, the Indianapolis Colts released Manning after the quarterback had sat out a season due to neck injuries. He is expected to sign a $95 million contract with the Broncos, essentially pushing out Tebow, an outspoken Christian athlete who has attracted scrutiny for his faith and football.

Tebow began starting as the Broncos' quarterback last season, pulling off late-game wins that made him one of the most talked-about athletes. Denver went 2-4 in 2011 before Tebow started and went 9-5 after he took the helm. Tebow's visible expression of faith became the internet meme "Tebowing," to get down on a knee and start praying, even if everyone else around you is doing something completely different.

CT interviewed Tebow last year about faith, football and fame. Former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner suggested that Tebow might consider toning his faith talk down. And Ted Kluck warned fans not to hold ...

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