5 Reasons Alex Ovechkin Needs to Be a Little More Like Tim Tebow

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5 Reasons Alex Ovechkin Needs to Be a Little More Like Tim Tebow
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At this point in the NFL and NHL's respective seasons, two of the most newsworthy trends have been that Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow has overachieved in a big way, and that Capitals star winger Alex Ovechkin is struggling mightily.  

Though the two athletes are as different as two superstars can be, it wouldn't hurt Ovechkin to take a moment to look at what has made Tebow successful this season, because it's exactly what he's been missing from his game.  

Tebow's faith, work ethic, confidence and ability to get his team to rally around him are his calling cards as a professional athlete, and for a player who has faced as much criticism and pressure like Ovechkin has, those wouldn't be bad character traits to add to his repertoire.

With that in mind, here are five reasons why Alex Ovechkin needs to be a little more like Tim Tebow.

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