Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/11/12
In 2011 under a majority of games with Tim Tebow as the starter the Bronco’s offense averaged 316.6 yards and 19.3 points a game. In 2012 under the Peyton Manning regime the Bronco offense is among the league’s best averaging 388.4 yards and 27 points a game.Despite the contrast in offensive output the Tebow led Broncos looked more like a winning team then does an almost identical team with the exception of Manning under center. In comparison the defense of 2011 finished ranked 20th in the NFL allowing an average of 357.8 yards a game and 24.4 points. This season the defense is currently ranked 13th overall allowing 335.2 yards and 22.8 points a game.How does this explain Denver’s 2-3 then? What is the x-factor that Tim Tebow brings to locker room? That is unknown, but as a football player myself, I know that mindset and attitude have a lot to do with how a team performs, and often how a game’s end result will look. I can remember times when a team was prepped to compete rather then...
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