Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 1/13/12

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)
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow has taken much criticism for his God-fearing, I-Heart-Jesus ways. (Guest post from Kent Page McGroarty) From SNL skits featuring Jesus in the Broncos’ locker room to NFL players mocking “Tebowing,” or when Tebow drops to one knee to say a quick prayer, it seems Tebow gets just as much press for his religious beliefs as he does for his stats. Now that Tebow and the Broncos have secured their place opposite the New England Patriots in the NFL playoffs, critics are wondering how many more times the quarterback is going to thank that big sports fan in the sky for his success on the football field. Though Tebow is arguably the most vocal quarterback in NFL history concerning his faith, he is certainly not the first player to go on (and on) about his love-slash-fear of God. He’s just the most annoying. Other players who credit God for their football success have included former Redskins quarterback Jay Schroeder, who now spends his retirement as a t...
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