Cleveland Browns fans are still reeling after watching their team's head coach Rob Chudzinski booted from his job Sunday night.
Monday's press conference saw Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner say that the decision was made Saturday night BEFORE the Browns' loss to Pittsburgh.
And yes, we have five players going to the Pro Bowl this year, and that's one more than the number of wins we had at 4-12.
Fans already assumed that QB Brian Hoyer would return as the starting quarterback in 2014 and that QB Brandon Weeden would be long gone from the team.
But when the firing of Chudzinski was formalized, many fans questioned how he was supposed to helm a team that wins when it had three different quarterbacks of varying skill levels in one year and only two decent receivers?
And I heard the jokes about what cities do on New Year's Eve -- New York drops the Waterford ball, Syracuse drops an orange ball, Chagrin Falls drops a giant Popcorn ball and Cleveland drops its football coach. (Not really funny but rather clever.)
But I digress.
But when the talk after the Monday press conference turned to getting an available quarterback for 2014, that's when my heart stopped. I didn't know if they were talking about drafting one in May or "finding" one.
Knowing that and knowing that former NFL -- which stands for Not-For-Long in this case -- quarterback Tim Tebow was still looking for a team to play for and pray for, I kind of froze. Oh no.
But a quick look online late Monday afternoon relieved my anxiety. Someone already hired him and NOT as a quarterback. He will become an ESPN TV analyst.
He has been hired as an on-air college football analyst for the newly-formed SEC Network that gets under way in August.
He will be an analyst for ESPN's pregame show that will tape on a different SEC campus each week of the college football season.
And in the preseason and the post-season, he will contribute his analysis to ESPN's Sportscenter and ESPN Radio.
"I am so excited that ESPN has given me this incredible opportunity," Tebow said, in a statement. "When I was six years old, I fell in love with the game of football, and while I continue to pursue my dream of playing quarterback in the NFL, this is an amazing opportunity to be part of the unparalleled passion of college football and the SEC."
OK, I am glad to see that he landed somewhere that is nowhere near Cleveland and its FirstEnergy Stadium. And if you don't already know, Florida built its football team around his style, which is unorthodox.
And despite reports to the contrary, he did not alter his style after college enough to be an effective NFL player.
He skipped from two years with the Denver Broncos, to a lame appearance with the New York Jets and then a pity invite from the New England Patriots.
He still wants to be an NFL quarterback but isn't being an analyst something "retired" NFL players do? And how well will his musings sit with the fans of the SEC, especially Alabama fans, most of whom can't stand him.
I don't think that he will have a future in the NFL but his popularity may sustain him. Personally, I'll sleep better tonight knowing that Tebow is not an option for the Browns.