Posted July 05, 2012

Jets backup Tim Tebow tries MMA training

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Maybe MMA training will proper Tim Tebow into a starting gig with the New York Jets. (Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Because there isn’t enough Tim Tebow news making the rounds, here comes a report about the New York Jets backup quarterback that has nothing to do with him throwing the ball, improving his accuracy, or learning his team’s playbook.

According to TMZ.com, Tebow has joined a list of players who have delved into mixed martial arts training.

The New York Jets quarterback has joined up with the Gracie family at their headquarters in Beverly Hills — where he was training with Royce’s nephew Ryron Gracie and UFC heavyweight¬†Brendan Schaub.