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The Denver Broncos drafted Tim Tebow with the 25th pick in the first round of the 2010 draft, which was about two rounds too high.
Tebow was always thought of as a project player. If he was able to gain some pocket awareness, fix his throwing motion problems and dedicate a lot of time to the game, he had a high ceiling.
After a decent rookie campaign that featured a come-from-behind win against the Houston Texans, Tebow has followed that up with a (so far) poor sophomore campaign. The problem with Tebow is that he's shown no progression after a year in the NFL.
He still has talent, he can still lead a team, and he can still win a game. However, he has shown absolutely no improvements and still makes rookie mistakes.
John Fox is putting Tebow out there to help fix his problems and see how well he can do in a season in which the Broncos aren't going to the playoffs.
In a season in which nothing is on the line but jobs, Tebow is showing that he can't hold up. If Fox puts his faith in Tebow after this season, the results will be devastating for him.