1 » Considering how dominant former Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow has been in his career, many believe he should be the opening day starter for the Denver Broncos, too. While that notion has been poopooed by most everyone, The Denver Post’s Woody Paige makes a case for why that is exactly what should happen.
Tebow is a winner. He won 85 percent of the games he started at Florida, 82 percent of the games he started at quarterback in high school and college and 84 percent of the games he participated in from his freshman year in high school (as a tight end) to his senior year in college. His teams have won 13 games four times, 12 once, 11 once and nine once. He was on two state prep champions and two BCS champions in eight seasons. He played three quarters of a game on a broken leg. […]
With the uncertainty of the offensive line, [Kyle] Orton can’t scramble out of trouble. Tebow has his entire career. Tebow can throw the short routes as well as Orton, and certainly can throw more accurately on the run. The Broncos utilize a plethora of plays based on Florida’s spread offense, and Tebow already has proven to the coach’s satisfaction that he can read defenses and check-down receivers. […]
As the starter, Tebow would give the franchise hope, national relevance and excitement unlike anything witnessed in Broncos Country since briefly in 2005 and consistently from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. Tebow would give them and himself another winning season.
2 » In other Tebow news…it was revealed today that he has been using a hyperbaric oxygen chamber. TMZ reports that Tebow has actually been using the chamber for approximately six months and had one that was originally rented at his home in Florida sent to Denver before training camp to help him adjust to the high altitude.
Two more BITS on Maurkice Pouncey and the Florida Gators basketball team being a victim of circumstance…after the jump!
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