Can Tim Tebow Succeed in the NFL? Well, Maybe Not as a Quarterback

January 27, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Can Tim Tebow be successful in the NFL?
I know this is a very controversial topic, and that there are many fierce advocates for Tebow. I also realize there is a large number of fans who doubt his abilities to play at a high level.
As a quarterback, Tebow led the Denver Broncos to a playoff berth in 2011, beating the Pittsburgh Steelers in overtime in the Wild Card Round of the playoffs.
However, he had everything on that team going for him: a strong defense, a solid running game and exceptional receivers. (It’s essentially the same team that Peyton Manning led to a No. 1 seed this past season.) The following week in the divisional round, Tom Brady exposed the Broncos defense, and Tim Tebow just didn’t have an answer for the Patriots' offensive onslaught.
After being traded to the New York Jets, Tebow was placed in a special Wildcat package that ran about ten plays a game, sometimes fewer. It depended on the defense and the situation.
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