Skip to comments.Tim Tebow's Latest Miracle Was His Luckiest One Yet (Insane Luck or Divine intervention?)
Posted on 12/12/2011 7:56:53 AM PST by SeekAndFind
Yes, Tim Tebow played great in the fourth quarter of his miracle comeback against the Bears yesterday
But let's not kid ourselves Tebow and the Broncos got insanely lucky yesterday.
Here's why they won.
Marion Barber choked, twice. All the Bears running back had to do was fall down in bounds on 2nd down with Chicago up 10-7 and the Broncos unable to stop the clock with under two minutes left. If he simply falls over, Tebow gets the ball back deep in his own territory with less than 20 seconds left, and Denver loses.
Then in overtime, the Bears were a play or two away from bringing on Robbie Gould to kick the game-winning field goal, and Barber decides to dangle the ball away from his body and he gets stripped. If he's protecting that ball there rather than trying to bust a touchdown run, Denver loses.
The Bears thought it'd be a great idea to go into the ultra-prevent with five minutes left. The Chicago D was dominant for the first 55 minute of the game. But then they get up 10 points with five minute left, and they decide to play their safeties 30 yards off the ball. This lets Tebow check down to his wide-open running backs all the way down the field.
What is Chicago doing there? They dominated Tebow all game. But when they get a comfortable lead they decide to call off the dogs?
The thin mountain air made Tebow' job easier. The two field goals that won the Broncos the game were 59 yards and 51 yards.
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Tebow is a leader. The teammates believe in him and his leadership. He gets slammed in the media because of his stance on abortion, etc. All hes done is help the Broncos to an 8-5 record. Go Tim Go.
The Broncs will have to play much better to beat the Patriots next week. Dropped passes were killing the Broncs until just the last few minutes.
Wasn't he mocking Tebow earlier in the week?
Broncos D and Tebow leadership is getting this done. Tebow says God doesn’t care who wins a football game. Tebow is an outstanding Christian soldier. These articles and some posters around here are redicous.
Going by ratio, Tebow compares even better.
It’s neither insane luck, nor divine intervention.
Tim Tebow has a lot of unique qualities, and obviously his team mates have bought in. A team with a will, and the right leader can do amazing things. Tebow is not lucky, he’s good, and he’s the right man in the right place, at the right time.
I don’t believe God cares who wins a football game.
And I’m enjoying this.
As a side note, it makes me sad that a religious man gets so much attention, mostly because he is so devout. In today’s America, it’s like he’s a freak. In the America I grew up in, he would have been just another athlete.
That being said, I don't particularly like Tebow's QB'ing. In my head, a QB stands in the pocket and throws the ball. But what the heck, he knows how to win.
Ugly wins, but they're still wins. Kudos really should go to John Fox for recognizing what he's got and adapting his game plan appropriately. Denver fans better get used to a lot of Defense and 10-7 or 16-10 scores.
Gary Player always said, the more I practice the luckier I get. Tebow and the Broncos put themselves in position to be lucky and they have certainly had enough practice at it this season.
Tebow led a great fourth quarter 80 yard touchdown drive with seven straight complete passes. If he were a felon dog killer, that's all they'd be talking about.
No, I guess not. It was others on the team.
The writer seems worried someone might credit The Almighty with a win.
Is Marion Barber proving there’s a reason the Cowboys were willing to get rid of him lucky, divine intervention, or expected?
All Barber had to do was go down inbounds. The Broncos capitalized twice.
Every quarterback that has faced the Pats this year has had a career day against the their woeful secondary. Look for Tebow to have his most productive game of the year so far. Pats as usual will have to score 30+ points to win
As an avid, rabid Alabama fan, there is no other sports figure I detested more in 2008 than Tim Tebow. The recent attacks on his faith have now turned me into a Tebow supporter and I wish him every success.
No loss to the Cowboys when they let him go.
Eventually, there will be loses but this victory was stunning.
Tebow's humility in praising the rest of the team shows his true leadership.
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