Why the Success of Drew Brees and Philip Rivers Won’t Translate for Tim Tebow

July 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There's been plenty of articles that I've seen recently that are trying to make a point about unorthodox deliveries. The conventional wisdom is that if a few players are able to do it, then Tim Tebow should be able to as well. 
A couple of names I've seen that Tebow has been compared to is Philip Rivers of the San Diego Chargers and Drew Brees, who started out with the Chargers and then went to the New Orleans Saints. 
For every success story like Rivers and Brees, there are failures.
Michael Bishop, at Kansas State, possessed a cannon for an arm as well as the ability to run, but never found success at the NFL level. He only appeared in eight games in 2000 and was gone from the league. 
Tommie Frazier at Nebraska never drafted.
Scott Frost of the same school was drafted, but never saw time as a quarterback and was instead switched to a defensive back.
The same can be said for another quarterback out of Nebraska in Eric Crouch, who at first ...

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