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Champ Bailey, Tim Tebow's Ex-Teammate, Reacts To His Return

NFL Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony for Champ Bailey.

CANTON, OH - AUGUST 03: Champ Bailey takes a selfie with his bust during his enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame at Tom Benson Hall Of Fame Stadium on August 3, 2019 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Tim Tebow's return to the NFL has been the No. 1 topic on just about every sports show this month.

The latest person to comment on Tebow's comeback story is Hall of Fame cornerback Champ Bailey, who was teammates with the former quarterback in Denver.

During an appearance on the 'All Things Covered' podcast with Patrick Peterson and Bryant McFadden, Bailey mentioned that Tebow was never really cut out to be an NFL quarterback. However, he possesses a few qualities that make him an impactful player.

"He's infectious, great leader. I love his preparation, but I grew up with a lot of guys like that and they just didn't have enough athletic ability to play football," Bailey said. "He has a lot of great qualities, but he's just not an NFL quarterback."

Although he's rooting for Tebow this offseason, Bailey is just not sure the quarterback-turned-tight will make the Jacksonville Jaguars' roster.

"I think something about him wanting to play quarterback disabled him from getting the chance to play tight end - at least at a younger age. You're in your 30s now, you're going to come out here and push around some young 20 year olds? Maybe, but I don't see how he has a really good shot of making the team."

The odds are stacked against Tebow, but Bailey thinks there are a few factors leaning in his favor. He pointed out that Tebow has a great relationship with Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer.

It's too early to tell if Tebow will make Jacksonville's roster. That being said, his second stint in the NFL will remain one of the trending topics for at least the next few weeks.