Now one New York City sporting goods store has used Tebow's status on the bench to help promote what is probably an overabundance of New York Jets merchandise collecting dust on its shelves.
According to Darren Rovell's Twitter account, a Dick's Sporting Goods display features a group of Jets players — all standing except for Tebow who sits comfortably on a tiny bench.
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— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) January 1, 2013
With the disastrous 2012 Jets season over and stores looking to unload the slow-selling Jets gear, Dick's is having a little fun at Tebow's expense.
Standing around Tebow in the display are mannequins wearing the uniforms of Mark Sanchez, Santonio Holmes, Bart Scott and Nick Mangold to name a few. Tebow sits off to the front side of his teammate dummies in his most familiar pose of the season — as New York's most famous benchwarmer.