Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Decker on Tebow

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Decker on Tebow

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Eric Decker isn't sure if Tim Tebow can make it as a professional baseball player.

But he thinks his former football teammate is going to get a shot -- even if it's not based on his baseball acumen.

Tebow's agents told ESPN on Tuesday that the former Jets quarterback is pursuing a career in professional baseball -- a sport Tebow hasn't played since graduating high school in 2005.

"If you haven't played baseball for about 10 years ... I don't know what the chances are," said Decker, who played football with Tebow in Denver. "But if I was a Double-A or a Single-A team, I'm signing him just to get the ticket sales up."

"Someone's going to sign him," Decker said. "I guarantee you that, because it's Tim Tebow and [they'll be] coming to the baseball game with a football jersey on and selling tickets. …

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