Tebow shines at Broncos scrimmage, fans swoon

By Adam Silverstein
August 8, 2010

Denver Broncos rookie quarterback Tim Tebow stepped into INVESCO Field at Mile High in front of a crowd for the first time Saturday night. Needless to say, the 20,782 fans in attendance (largest number ever to watch a Broncos practice) were not disappointed.

Though the second-string defense was lax and the primary goal of the event was to showcase the offense (head coach Josh McDaniels said he was running “move-the-ball” drills), Tebow scored two touchdowns Saturday night – one through the air and, just as he did with the Florida Gators, another on the ground.

Read the rest and take a peek at video of Tebow on the field after the break!

Bringing fans to their feet with a 20-yard pass to wide receiver Matt Willis, Tebow led his offense downfield with two consecutive completions fellow first-rounder WR Demaryius Thomas on the right sideline. His drive ended with a 24-yard touchdown pass to Thomas and a celebratory sprint and chest bump in the endzone.

“To go out there and play in the stadium for the first time was really exciting, and to be able to have a drive and try to run the offense was fun,” Tebow told The Denver Post.

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The event ended with the players walking around and signing autographs for fans dangling from the front row. Tebow, as expected, was the most in-demand and stayed as late as the team’s media relations department and security staff allowed.

RELATED: Tebow recognizing he’s not Mr. Perfect (The Denver Post)

One Comment

  1. Mr2Bits says:

    That town is becoming sick with Tebow fever

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