Tim Tebow: A lot of things come to mind when you mention that name. Heisman winner. National Champion. First-round bust.
But honestly, with things as bad as they are now, why not start him?
Denver most likely won't start Tim Tebow and, most likely, whoever comes in to fill this void at head coach will look at the former Heisman winner and simply give him the always-used excuse, "It's not you, it's me."
Just like that, Tim Tebow will be dumped like a high school boyfriend or girlfriend. Gone into the wind to wonder what would have happened, and what could have.
So why not start the most hyped 25th overall pick in the history of the National Football League?
Give the kid a chance. Tim Tebow hasn't shown you anything bad this season, has he? Tebow made one pass this year, and guess what? It was for a three-yard touchdown. Tebow has also made 12 runs for 28 yards and three touchdowns.
So when he was on the field, he couldn't possibly have played any worse than Orton just did this Sunday.
He might not be "NFL ready" by your standards, Denver Broncos, but give Tim Tebow a chance to prove himself to the next guy coming in. Let him go out there, trot to the huddle, and prove why or why not he should make this team with the next coach.
You lose nothing in letting the former Gator earn his stripes. He is the hardest-working player I have had the honor of watching play. Tim Tebow will give you 100 percent effort and on top of that—will give you another 100 percent effort.
Not only that, he is a great locker room influence. He makes everyone around him work that much harder to be the best player they can be.
Don't let anybody poach this player from you. Tim Tebow deserves a shot. Sit Orton and put Tebow in because everyone knows Brady Quinn is far gone.
Let McDaniels' lasting legacy shine out there on the field. Let Tim Tebow show you he not only deserves a spot on your roster but, that he should be your quarterback.