The Media Bashing of Tim Tebow Is Even More Sinister Than I Thought

April 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We all heard it. We all read it. We all saw it.
The sports media's seemingly endless bashing of Tim Tebow before this year's draft was outrageous. The guy may not be the next Peyton Manning, but to hear Mel Kiper tell it, he's some hack off the street who's never played this game before.
Why? Why the vitriol? Why the venom?
Tebow went to Denver with the 25th pick. Anybody remember where Tennessee drafted Vince Young? Or San Diego picked Ryan Leaf? Or Oakland picked JaMarcus Russell? Or Cincinnati took Akili Smith? Anyone remember what pick was used on Byron Leftwich? Dante Culpepper? Brady Quinn? David Carr? Chris Weinke?
I'll bet all of them went higher than Tebow. If Tebow busts as a QB, will it be the end of civilization as we know it? Well, if you caught Kiper and the gang of "experts" after the Broncos took him, you would think so.
So what gives here?
Well, to get to the REAL reason these "experts" have dumped on Tebow and Denver, let's go back in t...

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