Patriots release Tim Tebow

Updated: September 1, 2013, 5:22 PM ET
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The New England Patriots released Tim Tebow on Saturday, a move that leaves the polarizing quarterback's future in doubt.

The Pats' decision to cut ties with Tebow before Saturday's 6 p.m. ET 53-man roster deadline was first reported by ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Tebow, who signed with the Patriots in June, struggled to find consistency throughout the preseason, completing 11 of 30 passes for 145 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions in three games.  He also ran ...

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