Tim Tebow Outshines the Stars in Week One, Solidifying Backup Role

August 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After Tim Tebow made his NFL preseason debut at Cincinnati, there were a lot of mixed reviews concerning his style of play. After learning that he may have injured himself on that final touchdown run of the game, the Tebow critics got vocal.
We told you so. Welcome to the NFL. He can't play the same way he did in college. Other "we're jealous we didn't get Tebow and you did so I'm going to side with Kiper Jr." quotes.
Bottom line: Tim Tebow outperformed a lot of the NFL veterans his first week on the field...and I don't mean Tebow's first outing was better than Drew Brees' first outing, or Peyton Manning's first outing...he had a better week one, 2010.
Consider these week one numbers: 7-13 for 49 yards; 9-13 for 55 yards; 8-10 for 91 yards; 5-8 for 67 yards; 8-13 for 105 yards. Based upon these numbers, who had the best week? Who had the worst? Based upon these numbers alone, which would you prefer? In order, we have Jason Campbell, Drew Brees, Peyton...

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