By Glenn Stout
Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos, Roy Reigels within the 1929 Rose Bowl, Frank Reich and the Buffalo accounts in the course of the 1993 NFL playoffs, Tracy McGrady and the Houston Rockets in 2004, the complete St. Louis Cardinals workforce within the 2011 global sequence . . . What do those avid gamers have in universal? each one of them used to be on the point of a humiliating defeat. yet in the mean time once they may have referred to as it quits, they did not. those 5 real-life tales, illustrated with black-and-white images, will motivate readers old and young.
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Even his detractors knew that Tim intended to do all he could to help his team win. Still, few people outside the Broncos locker room gave Denver much of a chance against the Steelers. Not only was quarterback Ben Roethlisberger one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL, but the Steelers defense, known as the “Steel Curtain,” had given up the fewest points in the league. Mile High Stadium was full when the game began, with most Broncos fans already screaming themselves hoarse and decked out in the Broncos colors, blue and orange.
On nine of fifteen possessions, Tim failed to lead the Broncos to a first down. After the game, his critics came out in force. ” Once again people were saying he didn’t have the skills to play quarterback in the NFL. ” All over the country, on talk radio and online, fans and sports writers criticized and made fun of Tim. Once again, it would have been easy for him to quit, but that’s not who Tim Tebow is. As he later said, he didn’t listen to the criticism: “I’ve said this before, but I never thought I was a finished product.
Pittsburgh’s defensive backs put on the brakes and scrambled to get back in position. Ten yards downfield, Thomas beat his man to the inside. Tim saw that he was open and fired the ball. The pass was perfect. Thomas caught it on the dead run and saw an open field in front of him. Pittsburgh’s cornerback reached out to try to stop him, but Thomas put out his arm, pushed him away, and sprinted toward the end zone. Each step drew him closer to victory. As the Denver crowd stood on their feet and roared, Tim and his teammates started racing upfield after Thomas.
Against All Odds. Never Give up by Glenn Stout