Tim Tebow: 7 Reasons He Should Start for Washington Redskins
As you all have seen, Tim Tebow wins games. It's not pretty or elegant, but a win is a win.
Not only does he win games, but he is squeaky clean. He is one of the best teammates in the league, and he drives every player on his team to get better.
Now, I am going to stop complimenting the guy and start stating facts about why he is better than what the Redskins have.
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There's a reason why Tim Tebow's jersey is one of the hottest-selling jerseys in the league.
There's a reason why Tim Tebow's jersey is going to be wrapped more in the next month than any other professional athlete's jersey.
There's a reason why Tim Tebow's jersey is getting worn by people who aren't diehard NFL fans.
It's because the kid is great. He does everything right and the fans love his competitiveness. Fans love that he is the same person on the field as he is off the field. Parents feel good about their son or daughter wanting to be Tim Tebow.
Tim Tebow is bringing a new crowd to the NFL fan bases. People across the country who are sick and tired of professional athletes doing all the wrong and bad things are attracted to him.
Don't you think that the Redskins could use a guy like that?
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Denver Broncos' executive vice president of operations John Elway has made it clear that Tim Tebow isn't his future starter.
Heck, Elway doesn't even like Tim Tebow. He's constantly telling people how he's worried about how long this Tebow "fad" will work.
Since the Broncos aren't so hot on Tim Tebow, I believe Elway and coach John Fox will be okay with giving Tebow away for a decently low price. They are tired of having to deal with him, trust me.
I could see Tebow getting traded for maybe a second-round pick or even straight-up for a much needed defensive player.
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I don't think I'm the first person to say that Grossman and Beck just can't get it done in Washington.
I'm not saying they're bad quarterbacks like some other Redskins faithfuls, but they're just bad in Washington. I don't think its going to work out with them.
Honestly, I think the Redskins are going to draft a QB in the first round if they can get Luck, Barkley or Griffin III. I know I left out Landry Jones, but his draft stock is falling into the second round quickly.
If Washington doesn't get a first-round QB, I can see Shanahan making moves. He already has shown he will take draft picks to make the team better.
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Even if you go with Tebow's biggest critic, he is a sub-par passer and a runner first.
Wait, isn't that how he is 6-1 as a starter in Denver? Plus, he's doing it with Willis McGahee, who everybody thought was WAY past his time.
How about pairing Tim Tebow with Hightower, Helu or Torain? So what if Washington doesn't have good wide receivers? I'd take Washington's WR's over Denver's.
Here's another stat worth hearing:
The Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles already given up 100-plus rush yards per game and over 4.1 yards per carry. Adding the "Tebow Option" would really put those teams on their rumps against the run.
Washington has the second-worst rushing attack in the NFL (81.5 ypg), just to be noted.
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When comparing defenses, Washington has the upper hand on Denver.
Washington's defense has a lower yards-per-play, lower yards-per-game, lower points-per-game and more forced fumbles.
Every Tebow critic is pointing to Denver's defense, but why? They're in the bottom half of the league in defense.
Give Tebow a better defense (much like at Florida), and his ceiling will go up.
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Since neither Washington nor Denver play Indianapolis, their schedules aren't the easiest in the NFL.
However, surprisingly, Denver has a much tougher schedule this year than Washington. Even with the AFC West being bad this year, Denver still plays a tougher schedule.
If we compiled the records of each team's opponents, Denver's regular-season schedule (Week 1-17) right now reads as 92-84. Washington's reads 80-96.
Denver is tied for the seventh toughest schedule in the NFL. Washington's schedule is fourth worst in the NFL.
Start giving the kid some credit!
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John Beck, who was advertised as the "safer" QB in Washington, has thrown four interceptions. He has played in four games this year.
Tim Tebow has played in ten games this year. He has one turnover. Tebow has more passing attempts and SO many more rushing attempts.
When you don't turn the ball over, you win football games. Period.