Tim Tebow will not be a successful Quarterback in the NFL
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Tim Tebows ability at quarterback has been questioned lately as scouts have been able to find a lot of flaws in his game.
a) Tebow holds the ball too long
b) Tebow has trouble throwing a tight spiral making him very inaccurate
c) Tebow has never had to read the opposing defenses and coverages
d) Tim Tebow has not been good at dropping back and taking snaps for the pass
e) Tebow thinks about the run more than the pass
f) Tebow has a very unorthodox playing style like his jumping passes.
Just looking at Tim Tebow his only upside is that he has excellent leadership skills but... I don't feel that it would help him if he cannot throw the ball in the right places...
He's accurate. He's smart. He anticipates well. He's a commander in the huddle. He has good footwork. He has agility. He has athleticism. So many things are right about this guy. I hope he gets a good coordinator and a good quarterback coach. If not, he'll be smarter than they are. Tim Tebow's smarts are going to get him through the NFL.
If I knew nothing more than what I saw on the film, I would admit that I would be concerned about him in the NFL. Everyone wants to talk about his long windup and dropping the ball, but if he takes the ball up with two hands, which he didn't do in college, you have to put it in the same spot near your ear every time. If you wind up (as Tebow did at Florida), you get a different release point every time.
The kid has too much determination not to succeed. Montana wouldn't have been the QB he was if he went anywhere other than San Francisco. I think it's the same here,he gets drafted by the right team and the sky is the limit with Tim.
If Tebow is willing to work extremely hard as he did in college, nothing is stopping him from being a successful QB. He just needs a little time to develop.
Tim Tebow requires a lot of polishing at the quarterback position. The coaches all need to teach this quarterback how to throw the ball which seems like a skill that the quarterback should already know. Joe Montana had the kind of throwing style that Bill Walsh wanted when he was already drafted. Tebow has to completely learn to re-throw the ball, read defenses, and not think about running the ball which he was so used to doing in Florida because at his speed he will not out run the NFL defenders.
Hard Work is not just enough sometimes to make it, you need to have the natural instinct of a quarterback which most scouts feel Tim Tebow does not have and feels he would have more success at the Tight end or Runningback Position
When exactly was it determined that a 22-year-old in this sport is no longer pliable? Joe Theismann, the former Redskins quarterback whose mouth is quickly becoming more legendary than his arm ever was, said in an interview with a Jacksonville radio station that Tebow should ``retire,' claiming that Florida has not properly prepared him for the NFL, and that Urban Meyer and his staff don't teach throwing the football.
Isn't that exactly the argument for giving Tebow a shot in the league? His arm has been deemed strong enough, and he has thrived in the areas he has been taught well, so wouldn't that convince a team that Tebow can learn the position quickly enough?
All the other intangibles that seem to fit in with the quarterback position are already apparent, so there shouldn't be as much skepticism as there already is.
Tim Tebow threw 88 touchdowns and 16 interceptions in his time at Florida, and was the first college quarterback to both run and throw for 20+ touchdowns in a single season (2007). Those two statistics speak volumes about his maturity as a young quarterback. Add to that his Heisman Trophy as a sophomore, another NCAA first, and you've got a balanced playmaker who is clearly well ahead of the traditional QB learning curve.
Tebow did all of this without elite receiving options in the most aggressive defensive conference (SEC) in the nation. If that doesn't spell NFL-ready, I don't know what does.
'Tim Tebow doesn't have the traditional delivery.'
Tim worked throughout the last year to teach himself the traditional delivery that NFL coaches prefer. He has succeeded at everything he's ever done, and done so at an accelerated pace. Tebow will master a new throwing motion in less time than it takes to teach a lesser two-way quarterback the new playbook.
Add to that his proficiency with a non-traditional semi-sidearm throw, and you've got the kind of versatility required to survive in the NFL. Tebow's natural throw is more useful on the run, and as a running quarterback he can challenge defenses to chase him outside of the pocket.
Pursuit or coverage? Pick your poison.
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