Broncos-Jaguars Preview: Tim Tebow Is Only the Second Most Famous White Bronco

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Broncos-Jaguars Preview: Tim Tebow Is Only the Second Most Famous White Bronco
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Denver @ Jacksonville (-1½)

Tim Tebow fever is gripping Denver, and has even caught the attention of former Bronco and 11-time father Travis Henry, who's intrigued by anything that is "spreading." And the Tebow No. 15 jersey is the NFL's top-selling jersey, which, according to Jacksonville's David Garrard, can mean only one thing.

"Not since O.J. Simpson's last dash," Garrard said, "has there been this much fuss about a 'white Bronco.' Everybody knows that the only No. 15 Broncos jersey that matters is Brandon Marshall's. And he's no longer a Bronco, thanks to Josh McDaniels' master plan to trade the Broncos best players. Boy, I wish Jack Del Rio shared that philosophy."

Jacksonville's best player is undoubtedly Maurice Jones-Drew, who recently returned to practice amid reports that he had been dealing with a knee injury. Jones-Drew says his knee is fine, and reports saying otherwise are just plain false.

"Who are you gonna believe?" Jones-Drew said. "Me, or some sleazy beat reporter? You've got to ask yourself: 'Drew, or false?'"

Almost forgotten amidst the Tebow hoopla is Kyle Orton, Denver's hard-nosed quarterback who epitomizes the tough brand of football Josh McDaniels loves. Like Tebow, Orton practices abstinence. Not from sex, mind you, but from Tebow worship.

Denver wins, 23-20.

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