Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Tebow Tells His Side of Story

This makes a heck of a lot more sense than the notion that Tebow refused to play:
“You work your whole life to build a reputation. Then people try to bring you down when they don’t understand even what happened. It’s disappointing. You just want to express your side of the story... “I  never said, ‘Hey, I don’t want to do anything. I won’t do anything.' That wasn’t the talk at all. He knows that. And everybody on this team knows that I would never not do something if I was asked. That’s what’s disappointing… People saying, ‘Oh, you quit.‘ That was not it at all. It was just me asking to get an opportunity to play the position I love, which is quarterback. It wasn’t me asking out of anything.”
Frankly, I feel foolish for buying into the sensationalized anony-mongering before hearing from Tebow himself. I sure as heck hope that Tebow pushed the case to get the start -- or more than one-yard-plunge Wildcatting -- that is totally fair. 

See the full NY Daily News report here.

1 comment:

  1. I liked your take on it from when we hadn't heard Tebow's side of the story. Good reflections, even though the whole thing now appears to have been a misunderstanding. I believed the anonymous source's interpretation as well, and I should have known better than to swallow it whole before we'd even heard from Tebow. One person who wasn't suckered in was Trent Dilfer, who smelled a rat right away: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mr9HSJzfXns

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