Denver Broncos: Has Tim Tebow Moved Closer or Completely Secured Starting QB Job

December 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last week it was on the road against the Oakland Raiders in the "Black Hole", and today, it was at home at Mile High Stadium in front of Denver Broncos fans. Yes, Tim Tebow has had two starts at QB, and his second one was a victory against the Houston Texans.
Was it enough to forget about Kyle Orton or Brady Quinn as starting QBs?
Before coming to that conclusion, let's put a few things into perspective. First, the win comes against a Texans team that came into Denver ranked 30th in total defense and 32nd in pass defense. However, the Texans were ranked ninth in the NFL in rush defense.
Based on just those three rankings, conventional wisdom would make the Denver Broncos and Tim Tebow focus on winning through the air more than the ground.
Tebow did just that, and did it quite well.
Tim's passing statistics were impressive for just his second start: 16-for-29 for 308 yards with one touchdown and one interception. On the ground, he rushed for 27 yards on 10 carri...

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