Originally written on Inside The Panthers  |  Last updated 1/13/12
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   Former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer spoke at the Hood Hargett Breakfast Club in Charlotte Friday, and he was complimentary of Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who he said would "change the game" in the NFL with his skills and work ethic.       He was not as kind in discussing Denver quarterback Tim Tebow, who has the Broncos in the divisional round of the AFC playoffs against the New England Patriots Saturday night despite a passing form that is the league’s worst. Dilfer said if there are 80 quarterbacks in the NFL, the 79th is “exponentially better” than Tebow as a passer.      Dilfer, who said he has tremendous respect for Tebow, said the Broncos’ read-option package has allowed Denver to overcome Tebow’s flaws. With defenses first watching for a handoff to the running back or a Tebow keep, Dilfer said the Broncos’ receivers are often wide open when Tebow pulls back for a play-action pass. -- Joseph Person
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