Tim Tebow has some thoughts on Baker Mayfield's NFL future with … – CBSSports.com

Tim Tebow is a minor-league baseball player. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner began his professional career in the NFL, after the Broncos drafted him in the first round in 2010, but he hasn’t seen a football field in the regular season since 2012. That hasn’t stopped reporters from asking him football-related questions, and the latest relates to rookie Baker Mayfield, one of the biggest offseason storylines since Tebow and Jonny Manziel (2014) made their way into the league.

“I’m friends with [Mayfield] and I think he’s going to do a good job,” Tebow, who currently plays for the Double-A Binghamton Rumble Ponies, said from Akron, according to Cleveland.com. “I think he’s really focused on trying to prove that he was worth it.”

If that sounds familiar it should; Tebow has been high on Mayfield since last season, and had this to say about the Browns‘ quarterback just before the 2018 NFL Draft:

“I really think Baker Mayfield is someone who is pretty special,” he said, via WBNG.com. “I think that the way that he can play, the way that he can lead, the “It Factor” that he has, I haven’t seen that from a lot of other players and I am someone who buys into that. It makes a difference in you making other people better. It’s not just about throwing and running and calling a play. It’s about rallying a team and having grown man look at you and respect you and want to play harder for you.”

Mayfield, who will began his rookie season behind Tyrod Taylor on the depth chart, has also received high praise from another Heisman Trophy winner who arrived in the NFL amid the same media scrutiny that Tebow faced.

“I feel like Baker’s in a better situation having a

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