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Thursday, December 1, 2011
Don't bet against Tim Tebow or the Denver Broncos


Tim Tebow
Tim Tebow and the Broncos have been underdogs in four straight games. They won outright each time.

The Denver Broncos are currently a 2-to-1 underdog to win the AFC West.

Not likely.

The Broncos are currently a 20-to-1 long shot to win the AFC championship.

Puh-lease.

The Broncos are currently a 75-to-1 long shot to win Super Bowl XLVI.

Yeah, right!

Yet somewhere deep down inside, there's something that won't allow you to close the door of possibility on Tim Tebow. I've doubted Tebow countless times this season -- before every game, before every pass and after every incompletion. And each week, Tebow has taken that doubt and squashed it.

Denver has allowed just 15 points per game during its current four-game winning streak. Von Miller and Elvis Dumervil are playing exceptionally well while anchoring the defensive front seven, and Champ Bailey and Brian Dawkins continue to outrun Father Time in the secondary. The old adage says defense wins championships, and this group is playing at a championship level right now.

The Broncos' offense has been awful ... ly good. Tebow's fourth-quarter results rival those of Aaron Rodgers. Tebow is unorthodox, but effective. Denver has outscored its opponent in the fourth quarter in each of its five wins with Tebow under center. The Broncos are redefining what it means to be clutch.