Tim Tebow released by New York Jets

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Tim Tebow released by New York Jets

April 29, 2013 Updated Apr 29, 2013 at 12:31 PM CDT

The Tim Tebow era is over in New York.

The NFL team released the polarizing quarterback on Monday, according to a report from the New York Daily News. The Jets traded for Tebow before last season, but he rarely played last year.

The Jets selected a quarterback -- West Virginia's Geno Smith -- during last week's NFL draft.

Read the New York Daily News report HERE.