Report: Ex-NFL Player Tebow to be Signed by New York Mets

Tim Tebow throw FBN

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is expected to sign on with the with New York Mets in a minor league deal, ESPN and other media outlets reported on Thursday.

Tebow, who played in the NFL for three years before moving on to become a television broadcaster, recently showcased his baseball skills for scouts and media in a bid to launch a second sports career.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey and Doina Chiacu in Washington; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)