It's one of our favorite terms to throw around in the realm of sports these days.
"Tim Tebow is so overrated."
"Joe Namath was so overrated."
We have overrated lists on everything from quarterbacks to cheerleaders.
But what is overrated? When you had high expectations and fail to live up to those expectations, then yes, you are overrated. When you're thought of as being a top performer, yet never really produce? Yes, you are overrated.
Players like Tim Tebow are not overrated. They are simply overcovered by the media. We hear so much about them through every single media outlet that we are sick of them. But Tebow finished his career in Denver 8-6 as a starter. He won a playoff game in just his second season. He produced.
John Elway was overcovered. We knew what kind of Halloween candy he gave out to trick or treaters! That is overcovered! Overrated? No way. You can make a case that John Elway is the greatest quarterback in the history of the NFL.
So with those guidelines in mind, here are the top 10 most overrated Denver Broncos in team history.