Tim Tebow: Do the Denver Broncos No Longer Need Tebow?

October 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Color me surprised.
Two months ago, despite reports of a solid if not spectacular training camp by current starting quarterback Kyle Orton, all the buzz among Broncos' fans was about Tim Tebow, who had already been anointed as the second coming of John Elway.  The thinking went that Orton would hold down the fort this year with his typical numbers and Tebow would take the reins some time next season.
Pardon the horrible pun, but hold your horses, Broncos' fans.
Three weeks into the season and, despite all the Broncos' flaws, Orton is playing lights out football and is out to an even faster start than he was last year when he put up career numbers in his first year in head coach Josh McDaniels' offensive system. In fact, Orton is currently ranked second in the NFL in passing yardage thus far in 2010.
Yes, THAT Kyle Orton.
Yet, despite what the stats are showing, Orton is still considered a "game manager" with no arm to throw the ball downfield.  No off...

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