Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Tim Tebow not the focus of this presser
By Bill Williamson
The last time the Denver Broncos’ brass assembled for a news conference was in January and it was all about Tim Tebow.
Vice president John Elway and head coach John Fox announced that Tebow earned the right to go to training camp as the starting quarterback.
Then Peyton Manning happened.
Understandably, all bets are off and the Broncos have had a dramatic change in plans. At 3 p.m. ET Tuesday, the Broncos will celebrate Manning’s arrival in another news conference. Don’t expect to hear much about Tebow.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Broncos aren’t expected to talk about Tebow’s future in the news conference. The Broncos want the news conference to focus on Manning’s arrival.
However, behind the scenes, Schefter reports, the Broncos will be trying hard to end the Tebow experiment in Denver. Schefter said the team has already fielded calls about Tebow and the hope is to get the deal done soon.
This turn of events shows just how quickly things can change. Yes, Manning will now enter training camp as the Broncos’ starting quarterback. Expect that announcement to stick.