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Mike Sielski: The dramatic fall of the Tebow brand

This is not a column about Tim Tebow and the Eagles, really. This is not about whether he'll beat out Matt Barkley for the No. 3 quarterback spot or whether Chip Kelly will use him in short-yardage or special-teams situations or whether his throwing motion is quicker and tighter and no longer resembles Sandy Koufax working out of the stretch. This is not a column about the minutia of football we tend to focus on when we focus on the Eagles. Feel free to stop reading. No one will be offended. This is a column about business and the power and mystery and marketability of an athlete's image, because while no one knows for certain if Tebow will have a role with the Eagles this...