Originally written on The Viking Age  |  Last updated 12/4/11

DENVER - AUGUST 29: Quarterback Tim Tebow of the Denver Broncos warms up prior to facing the Pittsburgh Steelers during preseason NFL action at INVESCO Field at Mile High on August 29, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The Vikings are next in line for a shot at derailing the freight train that is Tebowmania. The formula is actually pretty simple: Score enough points to force the Broncos into passing mode (cause Tebow can’t pass). The problem of course is the Broncos defense, which most of the time doesn’t give up a ton of points. The Broncos are all about keeping it close and letting Tim Tebow and their read-option offense win it in the fourth.About that read-option: Everything I read about it says that to stop it you must play disciplined defense and not get fooled by the Broncos’ multiple formations and shifts. It’s all about recognition and sound tackling. If you’ve been watching the Vikings this year, you realize how screwed they probably are. Recognition and sound tackling are not things one associates with the 2011 Vikings defense. … [visit site to read more]Vikings Have Their Work Cut Out For Them Against Tim Tebow - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blo...
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