Tebow is 7-3 as a starter, including 6-1 this season since taking over for Kyle Orton. Despite the continued winning, Vice President of Football Operations John Elway still isn't ready to commit to Tebow as the Broncos quarterback of the future.
Elway's non-commital approach to Tebowmania got me wondering about Elway's first 10 games as a starter.
In 1983, Elway started 10 games as a rookie. He was awful.
Elway finished 4-6 as a starter that year. He threw seven touchdowns, 14 interceptions and completed just 47.5 percent of his passes. Elway also had one game-winning drive during that span, something he'd become known for during his career.
When you compare the two player's stats, there really is no comparison.
In 10 starts, Tebow has 14 touchdown passes, six rushing touchdowns and four interceptions. And perhaps the most intriguing stat considering how much he's been scrutinized about his passing, Tebow has a higher completion percentage at 48 percent.
Tebow has also engineered five game-winning drives, which ties him with Scott Brunner and Marc Wilson for the most game-winning drives in the first 10 starts.
I know it's only 10 starts and it's a small sample size, but right now, it's all we have.
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