The Denver Broncos desperately need a new quarterback. After leading the Broncos to victory in Super Bowl 50, legendary quarterback Peyton Manning retired. Fans thought that second-string QB Brock Osweiler, who filled in for Manning mid-way through the season and did a decent job, would take over, but that did not happen as Osweiler signed with the Houston Texans.
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Going into camp, Denver has Mark Sanchez (he of butt-fumble fame) and Trevor Siemian. Who? Exactly. So fans took it upon themselves to start a petition to get their most beloved quarterback back on the roster. That’s right, Tim Tebow.
Tebow was drafted by the Broncos in 2010; and in 2011, he led them to their first playoff appearance since 2005. Nevertheless, Denver traded him to the New York Jets, where he received little playing time and was ultimately released. Tebow is not currently on any NFL roster.
The petition asks Denver GM John Elway to sign Tebow to avoid getting “a subpar throwaway from some other team.” They currently have about 3,500 signatures and are looking for 5,000. Here’s the text of the petition:
“The Denver Broncos have lost their two main quarterbacks from their epic 2016 Super Bowl Championship winning season. We need a proven winner to continue to move this team in the right direction. Coach Gary Kubiak’s offense would thrive with Tebow under center. He and the legendary John Elway can make this happen. We dont need a subpar throwaway from some other team, we need an original Bronco who has the fire, desire, and love of the game to play as a Bronco again! As a bonus the Bronco fans would be ecstatic! He just wins, we all know this! #TebowTime”
I mean, why not sign him? All Tebow does is win!
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