One can only imagine how John Elway and John Fox broke the news to Tim Tebow that they were bringing in Peyton Manning to replace him, so let's wildly speculate.

"Hey Timmy, just wanted to say great job again last year. You know how you led us on an improbably playoff run, sold millions of dollars in merchandise and captivated the nation? Well this other guy just had multiple neck surgeries and hasn't played in a year, so we're gonna go with him."

Let's take a look at some other awkward exits in sports history.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to read them first!

Popular Stories On ThePostGame:
-- Clark Kellogg OK With Not Calling Son's NCAA Games
-- Marquette Coach Quotes 200 Year Old Nursery Rhyme, Bible In Emotional Press Conference
-- Book: Tiger Woods Banned Wife From Smiling
-- Six Biggest NCAA Tourney Busts