I know, I know. Most of you are saying “I never felt bad for him.” Well, for a while, I did. I felt bad that a guy who was such a tremendous athlete, intense competitor and all-around good person was treated so poorly by the Jets, discarded so quickly by the Broncos and made into a punchline by the general public.
When my favorite team — the Patriots — picked him up, I was happy for him and excited about the possibilities in New England. Then I sat back and watch in horror as Tebow took the field over and over again in the preseason playing only the quarterback position — and failing everytime. “Why aren’t they using him anywhere else?”, I thought. “Maybe they are holding back on showing off what they plan on doing with him during the regular season”, I said to myself.
Well, now I know I was wrong and I know why. There never was a “Tebow package.” He never wanted to play anything BUT quarterback.
There was a time when I admired Tebow’s sticktoitiveness. I liked that he was teaching u