One of my earlier posts just might prove me right. In 2010 I wrote a post saying how the Broncos might make it to the Super Bowl in 2011. Saturday Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos will be one game away if they can beat the Patriots at 7 p.m. CT in Foxborough, Mass.
Tebow has fought adversity all season long, with people saying he can't throw and how he can't win this game or that game. Tebow has proved them wrong for most of the season.
Just when everybody on ESPN counted the Broncos and Tebow out, he came back in shocking fashion against the Steelers, throwing for more yards then anyone thought he could, standing in the pocket and doing actions a true pocket passer can do. Tebow did something I even thought he didn't know how to do, and that was to hold DBs in their place. Last week he looked like a pocket passer.
Granted he did play a defense that was unable to learn on the run, quite literally. Throw after throw the Steelers continued to rush safeties. Troy Polamalu continued to guess where Tebow was throwing and Tebow took advantage of that all game.
I don't think New England will be that naive to let him have easy passes. New England still has to find a way to stuff the running game that blew it away all game last time these teams faced off.
I think the key factor is going to be the Broncos defense. It needs to find a way to slow down those Patriots tight ends. The key factor for the Broncos offense is going to be third-down conversions. If the Broncos can't stay on the field longer than the Patriots, the game is going to go one way, and that's Tom Brady's way. When he's on the field, he can manage the game; Denver can't allow that to happen.
This game is going to be fun to watch, no matter what the outcome; Broncos fans have already gotten what they have wanted so much. Broncos fans have wanted to prove everyone wrong, and they have accomplished that this season.
Only four teams are left in the AFC, and the Broncos are one of them. For that Reason, Broncos fans are happy to say we made it further than you did.
Win or lose, I believe everyone has learned their lesson. I vote for Tim Tebow to be the winner of this year's Never Say Never Moment of the Year.