Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 12/21/11

There are many narratives this year in the NFL. Which is no different from any other year. There’s always one main story the networks slam down the throats of their viewers and since there is no Brett Favre in 2011 to help shoulder the load, it seems like the narratives are lasting longer and taking up more time for the talking heads. Tim Tebow, unfortunately, is this years Brett Favre. The media adores him because he’s well spoken and gives it up to his lord each and every time a microphone is in front of his face and football pundits love him because he’s a “winner.” To be a winner, apparently folks are using the precise definition, is anyone who has a QB-Record above .500, and Tebow is sitting at a Peyton Manning-esque 8-4 as an NFL Starter. Winners do not need to win a playoff game or even make the playoffs. Evidently. So Rex Grossman is also a winner. Drew Henson, winner. Vince Young, big time winner. The Brothers Detmer? Unfortunately they are not winners. QB-Record is the only way we as fans can determine if a quarterback is or is not a winner. These are the facts. These are the [...]

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