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Broncos 29, Steelers 23 in OT

Posted on: January 8, 2012 8:11 pm
 
DENVER -- He's no longer a novelty, no longer a mystery, no longer a fluke. Tim Tebow is now a playoff-winning quarterback, and not because he managed this game.

He won it.

With Tebow tying two franchise records set by John Elway and throwing the winning touchdown pass in overtime, the Broncos defeated the Steelers 29-23 Sunday to advance to the next round of playoffs, next weekend at New England.

Tebow threw for 316 yards and ran for 50, and produced touchdowns each way. He joined Elway as the only Denver quarterbacks in the postseason to (1) complete two 50-yard passes and (2) throw and run for a touchdown, both in the same game.

Tebow needed just 10 completions to surpass the 300-yard mark, throwing rarely but gouging the Steelers for huge chunks of yardage when he did. That included his 80-yarder to Demaryius Thomas on the first play of overtime for the winning points.

Thomas finished with 204 yards on four catches.


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Since: Dec 21, 2006
Posted on: January 12, 2012 7:54 am
 

Broncos 29, Steelers 23 in OT

I can hear Al Michels in the background "DO YOU BELIEVE IN MIRACLES?" ...lets not overlook the fact that Denvers defense is playing Shutdown!!!!



Since: Oct 20, 2009
Posted on: January 11, 2012 7:25 pm
 

Broncos 29, Steelers 23 in OT

I thought that was the turning point of the game. I understand they couldn't advance the ball whats the difference from any other play thats overturned. If a quarterback gets hit while he about to throw the ball, and at first its a incomplete pass but under review becomes a fumble the ball is awarded to whoever was headsy enough to recover it. 
 



Since: Sep 5, 2009
Posted on: January 11, 2012 2:53 pm
 

Broncos 29, Steelers 23 in OT

     MulattoKing, it only took Tebow one game to equal Michael Vick's career total of one playoff win.  Vick is a tremendously skilled QB but he just hasn't consistently won big games in his career, other than the playoff win at Lambeau some years back.  I personally am kind of tired of the Tebow media circus but I am certainly not going to wish any kind of ill will on him.  And as another poster noted, if you are such a humanitarian why are you wishing he would get injured?



Since: Feb 28, 2011
Posted on: January 9, 2012 8:50 am
 

Broncos 29, Steelers 23 in OT

Jack - if you are one of the blind JoePa fans that think he is innocent, then good for you. The man even said himself that he should have done more to stop Sandusky and regretted that he didn't. That is the point, whether any law was broken - he did not do everything in his power to stop this pathetic excuse for a human being. Nothing more needs to be proven - he should have done everything he possibly could have done to stop Sandusky if there was even an inkling of abuse.



Since: Dec 1, 2009
Posted on: January 9, 2012 1:17 am
 

Broncos 29, Steelers 23 in OT

 "...not everyone believes that dog fighting is the greatest sin in the world."  --MulattoKing

Granted that one sometimes suspects that some white folks value the life of their dog more than the life of a black man, or even child. Still, the truth is even more misshapen than that. Many of these dog lovers wouldn't beat their own dog to keep him from eating another white man's child. H*ll, more than a few of them wouldn't beat someone else's dog to save their OWN child. Just like some guys will amuse themselves by coming up with new ways to torture a fighting dog that had the audacityh to cost them some money. 

The world has more than a few sick f***s. One of them is Mike Vick, which isn't to say that he even comes CLOSE to being among the worst of them. 



Since: Dec 1, 2009
Posted on: January 9, 2012 12:40 am
 

Broncos 29, Steelers 23 in OT

"What does everyone think about the backward pass that wasnt able to be challenged?That was a handout to the steelers if Iever saw one!!"  --304dave

Pretty much the same thing that happened to the Lions yesterday when that ref mistakenly blew his whistle and they weren't able to advance the ball into the endzone. The pity is that some of these refs don't LITERALLY swallow their whistles after they've failed to figuratively do so.



Since: Dec 1, 2009
Posted on: January 9, 2012 12:35 am
 

Broncos 29, Steelers 23 in OT

 i wouldnt be upset if he suffered a career end injury next week
Apparently reading comprehension is a strong suit for poster on these boards. Dosent saying anything about hoping God takes him out next week.
  --MulattoKing

Yeah, sometimes it almost makes me ashamed to be a white man, friend, seeing all that evidence that it isn't only the ghettos and barrios in which the old standards are slipping. I mean, for real, at least many of their own parents and most of their grandparents actually HAD the advantage of a stable upbringing and an education. Just goes to show you that the main disadvantage of not being born at the bottom is that you make an awful mess when you do fall down into it. 



Since: Dec 1, 2009
Posted on: January 9, 2012 12:26 am
 

Broncos 29, Steelers 23 in OT

"Mulatto - you are being judged by what you said, not by what you have done in the past. Anyone who wishes injury to another person, just because you don't like his fans or him is a scumbag. Joe Paterno was a great football coach and did a world of good for many people, but he will go down as a person who helped hide a pedophile that kept molesting young boys. Don't wish injury on someone and then say don't judge me."  --wpscooter

Umm... Reread what you wrote, sir. Then, consider the facts about Joe, as they currently stand on the court record. No one knows much for sure at this point, but the FACTS on the court record so far exonerate Joe of any such thing. A family friend who was in the room when the then-intern told his father what had happened in that shower at that time swore under oath that the kid said that he DID NOT witness any actual diddling. You cannot convict a man for being a creep, nor for suspecting that something MAY have happened or may have been about to happen. Joe did what he could, which was report it upstream and then spread the word. Indeed, given that he seems to have done the latter four years before the shower incident, it's likely that his 'hungry eyes' set off alarm bells back then. 

So, Joe did what what within his bailiwick. Those higher up can certainly be faulted for not revoking his on-campus privileges, but that's only cosmetic. None of that would have stopped the creep from doing his thing. In spite of that State Police Captain who ran his mouth, neither can the cops do much in such cases most of the time. When the courts let the CONVICTED back out of jail, most of them go right back to it. The only way to deal with them is to leave them in jail until they rot, but I don't see ANY of the people who are all over Joe's *ss demanding that THAT be done. Mostly, his critics are full of sh*t on this subject--sh*t surrounded by lots of hot air. Cheap shot artists who PRETEND to give a sh*t about 'the children'when all they're really interested in doing is venting their spleen at someone more successful than themselves. Pitiful!



Since: Dec 1, 2009
Posted on: January 8, 2012 11:59 pm
 

Broncos 29, Steelers 23 in OT

"Far from a punk just tired of the Tebowites. Yes the guy win games but he is the luckiest SOB in the league. Im tired of the "all he does is win" excuse for all his short comings as a professional quarterback. For years all Mike Vick did/does is win games yet constantly it's he's nothing but a RB playing the QB position. I would bet a years salary that the same folks praing Tebow are the same people taking the same shots a Vick that we are taking at Tebow now. And please dont bring "chrachter" into the conversation because not everyone is a jesus junkie and not everyone believes that dog fighting is the greatest sin in the world. ON THE FIELD Vick has a much better QB skill set then Tebow and never has gotten the love this guy gets.

And back to the scumbag remark, unless you've gone out to "3rd world countries" and helped humanity like i have dont you cant judge me."

In a way, the Tebowmaniacs are mostly responding to the things in Tim Tebow that they highly value --the combination of humility and self-confidence, among other things--in much the same way that black Atlanteans responded to the things in Mike Vick that THEY value--the stoic manhodd in the Jim Brown mold. And, in both cases, maybe, the good looks. Each kinda fills the bill for Superhero in their respective communities. 

Interesting, though, your pointing out your own service among the poor in foreign lands. Something that you and Tebow have in common that neither most of his fans nor Vick do. 



Since: Mar 30, 2007
Posted on: January 8, 2012 11:52 pm
 

Broncos 29, Steelers 23 in OT

Please, the refs did try to do anything to let the Steelers win. But that "vaunted D" just got shredded, SHREDDED by Tebow for 31.5yds a completion. 5 passes of 30+ yards, after giving up 7 all season. First game in over 10years they gave up 3 50+yards pass plays. Holding calls can be had on any play. To miss an obvious pass behind the line of scrimmage(which lead to a td), face mask(which ended a drive and lead to a pit fg), and illegal blocks in the back on TDs for the Steelers should be called. Lucky winters was a steelers fan or this game would've been 41-6. Again, the only thing that matters is watching 43 and Ikey get beat on every pass play. LOVE watching the steelers lose, especially against "the worst qb" to ever play. 'Preicate that Hoge.


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