Tim Tebow Is Back! The Football Star Gets a Standing Ovation in Return to the NFL with Philadelphia Eagles

And “Tebow Time” it was.

After a two-year absence from the NFL, Tim Tebow took to the field on Sunday for his Philadelphia Eagles debut.

Tim Tebow Just Turned 28 – And Released This Inspiring Video to Celebrate

Tim Tebow is having a fantastic 28th birthday.

For one thing, the quarterback is training with the Philadelphia Eagles and gearing up for the next season. (“Playing in the NFL is a lifelong dream,” Tebow told PEOPLE when he began practicing with the Eagles. “I wouldn’t work as hard as I do if I didn’t care so much about it.”)

Tim Tebow Honors his Dad, Bob Tebow, for Father's Day: He's 'the Man I'm Trying to Become'

Tim Tebow is well-known for his charitable work. The quarterback, 27, says that his commitment to charity comes from his father, Bob, who serves as a missionary in the Philippines.

In an Father’s Day exclusive essay to PEOPLE, Tebow writes about his dad’s influence on his life and career.

Philadelphia Celebrates Tim Tebow's Eagles Signing with a Tebowing Pretzel

Apparently, the mark of true fame is when someone shapes a pretzel after you.

To welcome quarterback Tim Tebow to the Philadelphia Eagles, the Philly Pretzel Factory made a special, salty creation shaped in the NFL player’s trademark “Tebowing” pose of getting down on one knee and praying.

Inside Tim Tebow's Long Road Back to the NFL

For two long years, Tim Tebow has trained constantly, hoping for another shot in the NFL.

“Football really means a lot to me,” he told PEOPLE last month, just a day before his tryout for the Philadelphia Eagles. “I wouldn’t work as hard as I do if I didn’t care so much about it. It’s my lifelong dream.”

No stranger to hard work, Tebow was relentless as he pursued that dream.

Tim Tebow Returns to the NFL

Tim Tebow is coming back to the NFL.

According to Sports Illustrated, the 27-year-old quarterback will sign with the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, part of the team’s aggressive new rebuilding strategy.

It’s welcome news for Tebow, whose last NFL game was in 2012 with the New York Jets.

Tim Tebow: I Want to Build a Legacy Greater than Football

It was the news that Tim Tebow fans have been waiting for.

On Monday, the former NFL quarterback was invited to try out for the Philadelphia Eagles, a development that could signal his long-awaited return to the NFL.

For the past two years, Tebow has worked tirelessly on his throwing accuracy. Recently, he has trained extensively with Tom House, an elite throwing coach who has also worked with Tom Brady.

Are Jana Duggar and Tim Tebow an Item?

Duggar exclusive! Jessa and Ben Seewald open up about date nights, first fights, and their decision to adopt. Subscribe now for instant access to their at home interview, only in PEOPLE.

Is another Duggar wedding just around the corner?

Inside Tim Tebow's Prom Night – See the Photos and Video!

There were gowns. There were tuxedos. And, yes, there was dancing.

Feb. 13 was prom night for more than 7,000 people with special needs, courtesy of the Tim Tebow Foundation.

The former NFL quarterback’s charity sponsored 44 simultaneous Night to Shine proms in 26 states, as well as locations in Uganda and Kenya. Local churches did much of the organizing, aided by the foundation.

The night had some big surprises.

Tim Tebow to Organize 45 Proms for People with Special Needs

Certain things come to mind when one thinks about a prom. Limo rides. Prom gowns. Corsages. Dancing. Tim Tebow.

Wait. Tim Tebow?

The former NFL quarterback – and current SEC Network analyst – has continued with his commitment to charity work, this time creating a special night for thousands of people with disabilities.

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