Published: Mar 21, 2012 9:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) - ESPN is reporting that the deal to send Tim Tebow to the New York Jets from the Denver Broncos has hit a snag.
    
Citing anonymous sources, ESPN says Wednesday that provisions in the quarterback's contract are causing complications in the completion of the trade. ESPN says Tebow's contract has $5 million worth of "recapture language," which means the Jets would have to pay back some money to the Broncos
    
The hang-up comes just a few hours after the Jets announced they had agreed in principle to acquire the polarizing quarterback. Denver general manager Brian Xanders said the Broncos would receive fourth- and sixth-round draft picks, while New York gets a seventh-rounder - all in 2012.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)