Patriots quarterback Tim Tebow sometimes has trouble connecting on passes on the field. His purpose in New England’s offense this season — or in the future — is unclear.
But the way he connects with people transcends football.
After each practice, a handful of Patriots sign autographs. It’s a predetermined group, usually by position. They interact with fans for about 15 minutes near the sun-baked, metal bleachers.
Tebow, unlike most players, has signed nearly every day.
After a practice under the lights at Gillette Stadium last Saturday, Tebow stayed nearly 45 minutes to sign. He was one of the last players off the field.
“It’s a very little thing that can go a long way,” Tebow said. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.