San Francisco 49ers: Cam Newton Plus Tim Tebow a Double Trouble Pipe Dream

April 22, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Can you imagine having Cam Newton and Tim Tebow on the field at the same time?
It is perhaps the most unlikely scenario this offseason, and it makes very little sense considering Jim Harbaugh's plans to recreate a West Coast offense in San Francisco.
But in dark times—and these are still dark times in 49ersville—it's good to humor ourselves with a fantasy or two.
How it could happen:
John Denver Elway is rumored to be less than smitten by Tim Tebow, who was selected in the first round last year by the now-fired Broncos coach Josh McDaniels.
Now imagine the Carolina Panthers setting the table next Thursday with a defensive blue chip like Marcell Dareus, Patrick Peterson or Von Miller. They did select two quarterbacks last year after all.
This would bring up Denver with the second pick. Knowing the Buffalo Bills would take Newton third, San Francisco and Denver reach a deal to get the 49ers the second overall pick. Speculate freely on the cost of...

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