Tim Tebow is fighting for a roster spot with the New England Patriots, and it’s not looking promising. This is almost certainly his last stop, his last chance.
I’ve heard this week from several Tebow supporters. Not all of those supporters were friendly, but this is no surprise. Tebow fans are among the most fierce fans around. Don’t get me wrong; I appreciate fierce. Fierce is part of what makes life fun.
Heard from one Tebow fan who suggested his problem is with receivers dropping his passes. In other words, NFL receivers who play for the Broncos, Jets and Patriots have jeopardized Tebow’s career. That’s an interesting conspiracy theory.
Consider these statistics when considering the merits of Tebow’s left arm:
In 2011, Tebow completed 46.5 percent of his passes as the Broncos starter.
In 2012, Peyton Manning completed 68.5 percent of his passes as Broncos starter.
And Manning was throwing to essentially the same set of receivers.