NFL Daily Haze: Comparing Tim Tebow To Other Recent Rookie Quarterbacks

January 27, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It is fair to say the jury is still out on Tim Tebow.
He started only three games in 2010 as a rookie. And now he has to deal with a transition period as the Broncos change its coaching staff.
The road ahead is not going to be an easy one for Tebow and the Broncos. But in the three games he started at the end of 2010, Tebow showed potential—as both a real and fantasy quarterback.
Because of his torrid three-game stretch, I wanted to compare Tebow to other high-profile quarterbacks who started games during their rookie seasons. Since Tebow only started three games, I compared his numbers with the best three-game stretch for these quarterbacks.
The numbers are…a bit surprising, actually.
Tim Tebow, 2010

Week 15: 24 fantasy points (138 passing yards, 1 TD; 78 rushing yards, 1 TD)
Week 16: 22 fantasy points (308 passing yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 27 rushing yards, 1 TD, 1 Fumble)
Week 17: 29 fantasy points (205 passing ya...

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