Josh Duhamel Sides with Tim Tebow, Calls Out "Jealous" Merril Hoge

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He may have fallen out of favor in New York, but Tim Tebow has a major fan in Hollywood.

With the quarterback receiving flak for the rumor last week that he refused to take the field for the Jets - a rumor Tebow shot down yesterday - Josh Duhamel has come out in support of the former Heisman winner.

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ESPN analyst Merril Hoge has been especially harsh toward Tebow, recently saying he's as "phony as a three-dollar bill" and asking fans in Denver if they care any more that he no longer plays in that city.

In response to that final question, Duhamel unleased on Twitter.

"@merrilhoge hey merril. Josh Duhamel here," the actor wrote. "Wondering you're such a jealous bitch about Tebow? He's 10X the player you were."

Ohhh, slam!

For the record, over a seven-year career, Hoge ran for 3,139 yards and 21 touchdowns; while Tebow has thrown for 2,422 yards and 17 scores.

But Tim Tebow has never been about the numbers.

So, you tell us, football fans: Would you want Tebow starting for your favorite franchise?

 

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well, not a big fan of his absolutism he seems to project about his beliefs (which I partly agree with, but he doesn't seem too open minded, and he has no right to be saying women shouldn't have the right to abortion), but the hatred he gets seems highly inappropriate. He's not the best QB, but he could turn into a good one, and he's a winner from College, and did somehow (despite bad numbers) find a way to make late plays last year in Denver. So, why wouldn't he get a shot in NY after about game 10 or 11? The Jets stink! Timmy Wonder can't be worse... Give him a shot in the final week.