Tim Tebow Bruised Ribs: Why They’re a Big Concern for Denver Broncos

August 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Denver Broncos rookie quarterback Tim Tebow has many worried and concerned about his ribs that got bruised on his first NFL touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals one week ago.
Tebow took a snap from shotgun and ran toward the endzone while getting sandwiched by two Bengals defenders just beyond the goal line.
He did not play in Saturday night's loss to the Detroit Lions due to his ribs still being sore and the Broncos' medical staff playing things safe by taking the precaution to not have Tebow play.
Reports from the Broncos say Tebow will be back on the field in the third game of the preseason when the Pittsburgh Steelers visit Denver on Sunday August 29 in prime time.
Running the ball is not a new thing for Tebow, since he did not often and was very successful in doing so while playing college ball in Florida, but that was when he was as big or bigger than many of the defenders that were pursuing him.
Now in the NFL, Tebow's 6'3" and 245-pound frame is sti...

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