With JaMarcus Russell Done, Bust Watch Turns To Tim Tebow

May 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In this cursory review, I will traverse through a series of topics that I believe to be facets of the success or failure of NFL quarterbacks in general, and JaMarcus Russell in particular.
Now that the Oakland Raiders have officially made JaMarcus Russell an all-time bust by releasing him, Denver's Tim Tebow is now on the clock of the "Bust Watch."
Remember that the Broncos traded three draft picks for Tebow; the most for one player in the NFL Draft since Ryan Leaf.
Meaning that, if Tebow turns into a bust, Tebow will be a shoo-in to surpass Leaf.  The heat is now on Tebow.
Here though I will discuss the similarities between Tebow and Russell, but in fact, I think Tebow is likely to succeed because fans support him unconditionally and that he has a coach that is willing to work with him.  And that, if Russell had the same situation, I think Russell would have succeeded.
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