One writer, Mike Kiszla of the Denver Post, is already calling Tim Tebow the worst quarterback in the NFL. Peter King of Sports Illustrated won't go that far. But he does at least admit that Tebow isn't going to keep the Denver Broncos brass from selecting a quarterback early in the first round -- namely USC's Matt Barkley or Oklahoma's Landry Jones.
In his most recent Monday Morning Quarterback column, King writes, "It doesn't look like Tim Tebow's good enough to prevent Denver from making Matt Barkley or Landry Jones its first pick next April. But he sure is a nice guy."
A few weeks ago, Tebow was sitting on the bench while crowds chanted for him as if he's the franchise savior and Kyle Orton is useless. Now he's back to being a nice Christian kid who couldn't cut it at the quarterback position. He's not played well, that's for sure, but it's interesting to see how quickly the stock moves up and down on a player like Tebow. I don't know that I've ever seen anything quite like it in terms of media coverage.
If anything, the Broncos should give the rest of the season to Tebow to see what he can learn, improve and develop into. He's a very smart kid with an incredible athletic gift mix who is willing to learn with a strong work ethic. You can't beat that and if there's any chance he can develop, then you have to let him do so. Until then, the media would be wise to allow Tebow to grow as well.