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Tebow move the only one for Denver to make

Posted on: October 11, 2011 11:53 am
Edited on: October 12, 2011 12:45 pm
The Broncos' move to Tim Tebow is a no-brainer, unless, of course, you're Brady Quinn. Say, wasn't he the second quarterback on the depth chart?

Yeah, well, no matter. He's not signed through next season. Neither is Kyle Orton. But Tim Tebow is.

So now that the season is going south, why not find out about the one quarterback linked to 2012? I mean, sooner or later you have to get a read on the guy, right? It might as well be sooner.

Look, I don't know if Tebow can play at this level, but I know what I saw Sunday ... and what I saw is what coach John Fox saw: A spark. So it might have been the result of the Chargers being unprepared for a quarterback who is vastly different from Orton, I don't know. But, frankly, I don't care.

The Broncos need a lift. Tebow gave them one Sunday. So why not give him a chance to give them one again?

Maybe it happens, and Tebow becomes the player Josh McDaniels envisioned when he made him a first-round draft pick. Then again, maybe it doesn't. Maybe he craters the next month and does nothing for the team, himself and his legions of supporters.

So what? At least you've gotten a read on the guy; at least you know where you're going with him, and that could be nowhere. But better to find out now.

I mean, what do you have to lose? Another game? Big deal. You learn something invaluable in the process. You learn where you must go next at the most important position on the field.

Category: NFL

Since: Feb 7, 2009
Posted on: October 11, 2011 1:39 pm

Tebow move the only one for Denver to make

Exactly!  Time for Tebow to show what he's made of.  The worst that can happen can't be worse than the current situation, and the best that happens is the Broncos have a gutsy, do-whatever-it-takes-to-win scrapper who will put some life back into his teammates.  Orton certainly had his chances, now move over and let someone else take over.  I hope this works out, and I recognize thia as a golden opportunity for the team and Tebow.  There's still the glaring issues  with the porous defense and the offensive line, though

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