Remember in the Steelers @ Broncos playoff game, the excitement stemming from Demaryius Thomas and Tim Tebow after that 80-yard bomb to seal the fate of the Steelers?
Apparently, that was only a one time thing; Thomas took a few stabs at Tebow yesterday appearing on a podcast hosted by the 2 live stews. “I ain’t going to say I was sad because the only thing they remember is that pass. You gotta go back and look at the rest of the games. I wasn’t getting no balls and you had to make some of these plays where some players were open and he is not making the throws, but I don’t want to talk bad about Tim, but hey I am happy we got Peyton.” said Thomas.
Although Tebow took a lot of grief from the media and fans about his passing game, he even had to hear it from other teammates “You would have people calling him out saying, ‘Tim you gotta make that throw. You gotta read the defenses better,’” Thomas said. “Players on offense trying to get him better.”
In my opinion, Tebow has one of the best work ethics in the game today, even before he was traded there were reports that as soon as the season ended for him, he took no time off and flew straight to UCLA to work on his passing skills and make himself better. But the past season for them was glorified by what was known as Tebow time.
As I have said numerous times in the past that the defense in Denver won a lot of those games for them, Thomas felt the same way saying “Everything on ESPN was all about Tim, That bothered some players too because they would say ‘Tim Tebow Time.’ I felt like it was a team thing. If it wasn’t for the defense most of the time there wouldn’t be no supposed ‘Tim Tebow Time.”
As we all know, when Peyton Manning became available the Broncos were the first team he visited, ultimately making his decision to go there. The day after, Tebow was traded. Thomas may be happy about it, and while Manning will get him the ball, he still had some memorable moments in his career with Tebow under center.
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