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With all due respect to Drew Brees' record-breaking day, I think the game Tim Tebow had against arguably the league's best defense might have topped that.
In his playoff debut, Tebow, once again, shocked the world. His play went above and beyond what his haters and even his most devoted fans could have ever imagined. He threw for a career-high 316 yards and two touchdowns and added 50 yards on the ground with another touchdown.
His completion percentage was at a normal 48 percent, which will give his doubters a little ammunition, but picking up the W along with the rest of his numbers should be enough to silence them for the most part.
In a game that started with the opening kickoff bouncing off the goalpost and stopping right on the 20-yard line, you could tell that something special was about to take place.
It all started in the second quarter when Tebow threw for 185 yards and a TD. What's so amazing about that is that in his entire career combined, he had never thrown for that many yards in one second quarter.
It has been the Broncos' biggest weakness this season, and today it clearly had no effect on them.
You have to give credit to the Steelers, though; with 10 minutes left in the fourth quarter they were down by 10 and stormed back to tie it up and force overtime.
It was the first overtime game played under the new playoff rules, and before the announcers could even finish explaining them, Tebow hooked up with my other big-time performer, Demaryius Thomas, for an 80-yard, game-winning touchdown.
Thomas finished the game with only four receptions but totaled 204 yards and, of course, the walk-off TD.
Thomas and Tebow were the Broncos' first two picks in the 2010 draft by former head coach Josh McDaniels. Ironically enough, McDaniels, who has spent the season as the Rams' offensive coordinator, was just hired by New England and will face off against his former team next week in Foxboro.
Kyle Orton got his revenge—will McDaniels get his? Or will Tebow and the Broncos defy all odds and take down the heavily favored Patriots? I, for one, can't wait to find out.
All stats are from ESPN.com.