There’s at least one person in America who isn’t buying into the Tim Tebow mythology just yet and, unfortunately for Tim Tebow, it’s his boss.
John Elway, the Denver Broncos’ Hall of Fame quarterback and executive vice-president of football operations, wasn’t ready to look too far into the future, despite the Broncos’ 6-1 run under him.
“I know everybody wants to know, but our future's right now,” Elway said in an interview Monday on Denver’s 102.3 FM The Ticket in Denver (via Sports Radio Interviews). “When you look at where we are, the future is the Chicago Bears [the next opponent].
“I think the city's excited about it, the fans are excited about where we are right now. The future is now, and I think the key thing is for us to continue to keep focused on each game coming up and try to win this division and get in the playoffs and see what happens.”
Tebow threw for a season-best 202 yards with two TDs and had a personal-best 149.3 passer rating in a 35-32 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.
“We saw him take big strides [against Minnesota],” Elway said . ”He read out the two long passes … and I think that, offensively, especially the second half, we came out and did a little play-action, which really helped us. The receivers did a heck of a job getting open and Tim was able to get them the ball.”
Now, if Tebow can just keep doing that ...
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