Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/21/11
Okay, let’s paint a hypothetical picture.  You’re an NFL Head Coach.  It’s the 4th quarter of a must win  game and your starting quarterback just got injured on a sack-fumble that was returned for a touchdown.  Your team is now down by five with three minutes left to play and no timeouts.  Your options as quarterback replacements just so happen to be the present day Aaron Rodgers or Tim Tebow.  Who do you put in the game?  Without hesitation I’m sending in Tebow and here’s why. Make no mistake about it, Aaron Rodgers is a fantastic quarterback.  He’s football smart, athletic, can make all the throws and let’s face it; over the last 10 to 12 regular season and playoff games in the NFL, no one has done it better.  If he stays healthy over the next 7-8 years he’s going to break a lot of records.  There’s no denying that and for those reasons, most people in this situation are taking Rodgers hands down.  So if Aaron Rodgers is so good, why choose Tebow?  Why? Because Tim Tebow is better. Tebow is the right guy in this scenario because he brings with him intangibles.  Something that can’t be bought, taught, or learned.  That certain something [...]
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