Tim Tebow Talks XFL

Tim Tebow In Talks With XFL

Vince McMahon

For now, Tim Tebow remains dedicated to making the major league roster for the New York Mets. However, if that falls through, could the former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback wind up in Vince McMahon’s XFL?

“There was some communication. We had a couple conversations,” said Tebow to reporters during a interview session in the clubhouse during spring training. “I love what they’re doing, and I think it has a chance to have success, and I think that’s great.”

Tebow played in 35 games in the NFL, throwing 17 touchdowns with nine interceptions. He completed just under 48 percent of his passes, but did win eight games including a playoff game with Denver.

“I think there needs to be a place for a lot of players that are really good, and should and could be playing in the NFL, and are better than a lot of NFL players,” added Tebow. “There’s a chance they’re going to be seen.”

The 32-year-old Tebow has played three seasons of minor league baseball. He has 18 home runs in 287 games, batting .223 at the plate.

The XFL has returned strong ratings, averaging over three million viewers through the first week. Games are airing on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, FOX, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2.

Eric Bischoff On Dave Meltzer

Eric Bischoff

Eric Bischoff knows exactly what Dave Meltzer is. And he disagrees a bit with King Baron Corbin on what to call him.

“Cancer is too strong of a word,” Bischoff posted on Twitter. “He’s not that much of a threat. More like herpes.”

Corbin made his reference to Meltzer’s comments about plans for an Elias vs. John Cena match at WrestleMania 36.

“People need to realize that he’s cancer to the entire wrestling industry not just WWE,” Corbin wrote on Instagram. “He inspired hatred to anything and everything he doesn’t like or agree with. For example I may not like a band and that’s fine. But what separates us is I don’t have to continually bash them online or work to get others to hate them as well. I don’t have the time or energy to be that negative of a person.”

Meltzer offered his own response on social media.

“Yes, because my writing has caused more deaths of wrestlers and cost more jobs than killing companies and drug abuse,” he wrote. “Maybe the guy on top during one of the biggest the biggest ratings plunges did more damage, huh?”