Tim Tebow’s NFL Return Ignites Critics – More Cry ‘White Privilege,’ Compare Him To Colin Kaepernick
Many are outraged by the thought that Tim Tebow will be returning to NFL before Colin Kaepernick, calling it "white privilege NFL style."
Earlier this week, we reported that Tim Tebow was expected to be signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Since then, liberals have been up in arms that Tebow is potentially making his NFL comeback before their beloved Colin Kaepernick.
Tebow To Be Signed With Jaguars
It was first reported on Monday that Tebow is believed to be about to be signed as a tight end for the Jaguars. Find out more about that in this video.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 10, 2021
Why Hasn’t Kaepernick Been Signed To The NFL?
This sparked outrage from leftists who are furious that Kaepernick has not been signed to another team.
He left the San Francisco 49ers after the 2016 season when he made headlines for taking a knee during the national anthem before his games.
Tim Tebow finding a team and Colin Kaepernick can’t.
White privilege NFL style.
Tebow can’t throw, never could, never played TE, and hasn’t played in ..what …8 years?
Explain it to me like I’m 5.
— steven pasquale (@StevePasquale) May 10, 2021
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Sports commentator Gran Liffmann chimes in:
There is no scenario in which Tim Tebow provides more use on the football field than Colin Kaepernick
— Grant Liffmann (@GrantLiffmann) May 10, 2021
Another outraged fan used Tebow’s Christian faith, something the athlete has long been open about, to attack him.
The fact that religious chauvinist, Tim Tebow, gets another shot at the NFL before Colin Kaepernick does proves once and for all it's not about talent and never was.
— Ron Placone (@RonPlacone) May 10, 2021
Twitter Users Compare Kaepernick And Tebow Kneeling
Another Twitter user posted side-by-side photos of Kaepernick and Tebow taking a knee.
This user is conveniently ignoring the fact that while Tebow is taking a knee in prayer, Kaepernick is doing so during the national anthem in a clear sign of disrespect to the American flag.
“Interesting how the same people that are praising Tim Tebow for his values outside of football, see Colin Kaepernick’s values as a distraction,” the tweet read.
Interesting how the same people that are praising Tim Tebow for his values outside of football, see Colin Kaepernick's values as a distraction. pic.twitter.com/aqbDpZZXci
— Ahmed Ali (@MrAhmednurAli) May 10, 2021
Comedian, actor and podcast host, Joe Praino also joined in:
Remember, Colin Kaepernick isn’t in the NFL because…
– “he was a terrible QB”
– “he brings a media circus everywhere”
– “he hasn’t played in years”
– “kneeling is disrespectful” pic.twitter.com/12vwtUlTIz
— Joe Praino (@FixYourLife) May 10, 2021
Tebow – Hasn't played in the NFL since 2012. Gets another shot.
Kaepernick – Hasn't played since 2016. Gets nothing.
What's the difference? Can't seem to put my finger on it… pic.twitter.com/F9BF5CdqKX
— BLACK ADAM SCHEFTER (@B1ackSchefter) May 10, 2021
Liberals have long claimed that the NFL has blacklisted Kaepernick for his “woke” views on politics and race, something the league has long denied.
They conveniently ignore the fact that Kaepernick led the 49ers to an abysmal losing record during his final season with the team.
It’s more his lack of football talent that has led to him not getting signed again than anything else.
Since leaving football years ago, Tebow has shown that he is a star athlete by becoming a professional baseball player for the New York Mets.
But that doesn’t sit well with some players.
So Tebow haven’t played an NFL game in damn near a decade and it’s that simple…no hate but you got to be kidding me
— Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) May 11, 2021
Devin Bush, a line backer for the Pittsburgh Steelers couldn’t believe that Tebow was signed before Kaepernick.
😂😂Tebow got a job before kaepernick. Wait til we play Jacksonville💤💤💤💤
— Devin Bush ll (@_Dbush11) May 11, 2021
Any team in either sport would be lucky to have him. We hope the Jaguars don’t back down to this liberal pressure, and that they move forward with signing Tebow.