Originally posted on Unathletic  |  Last updated 12/19/11
Not this time, Tim Tebow. Not with Tom Brady on hand.Brady threw for two touchdowns, ran for another and the New England Patriots shut down Tebow’s late-game heroics and clinched a playoff berth with a 41-23 victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday. The Patriots (11-3) won their sixth straight game and another AFC East title by bouncing back from an early 17-6 deficit and an awful first quarter in which they were outgained on the ground 167 yards to 4. This time, there was no last-minute magic from Tebow, who had guided the Broncos (8-6) to four straight fourth-quarter comebacks and six straight wins. And what’s the first thing I see when I look at the sports news this morning…”Give Tebow a Pass”. I get that it’s a fun play on words, but I’m not giving him anything. What you saw yesterday was a tale of two quarterbacks; one who’s been awfully fortunate and had some momentum, and the other who is good. It’s really that simple. Tebow can do some great stuff, but the minute you s...
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