John Elway Admits He Saw “Big Strides” From Tim Tebow
Despite previous remarks insinuating that Tim Tebow may not be the Broncos quarterback of the future, Broncos executive vice president John Elway said today that he saw “big strides,” from Tebow in their come from behind victory yesterday, the Denver Post reports.
"We saw him read out the two passes, the long passes — the touchdown to Demaryius [Thomas] in the end zone, and the long gain in the fourth quarter. He did a great job against Cover 2. Offensively, especially in the second half, we came out and did some play action, which really helped us, and receivers did a heck of a job getting open, and Tim did a good job of getting them the ball," Elway told a local radio station, according to the Post.
Tebow, who had yet to complete over 50 percent of his passes in a single game, completed 10 of 15 through the air while picking up 202 passing yards and two passing touchdowns. The Broncos are currently 7-5 and are tied with the Oakland Raiders at the top of the AFC West. They are now 6-1 with Tebow as the starting quarterback.