Wednesday, March 17, 2010

NFL Tebow: Pro Day Reviews

The reviews from Tim Tebow's Pro Day workout are coming in.

Yes: His mechanics are improved. Are they flawless? No. Do they need to be? No.

That's where the draftniks -- who seem to evaluate Tebow based on his ability to immediately step in and start in the NFL -- are so off-base.

The point I've been trying to make recently is that all he needs to show is directional improvement; he has 18-24 months of dedicated training from his NFL coaching staff to get better.

So the big question is: Can he be even a LITTLE bit improved with just a few weeks of coaching? The answer seems to be yes.

Meanwhile, plenty of coaches and team scouts in attendance -- obviously, they are not there to look at Tebow exclusively.

But it is worth wondering if Tebow made enough of an impression on Panthers coach John Fox to get Carolina into the Tebow derby.

Again, I doubt he will move up into the 1st round -- even the tail end of the 1st round. But I think there will be a scrum at the top of the 2nd to get him. All it takes is two teams to create a scrum.

More later.

UPDATE: Here's Adelson's report. Great stuff in here.


  1. A few mins ago, McShay was actually complimentary about Tebow's new throwing motion.

  2. He even called it a "huge improvement"

    Here's the link.