- 01/13/2012, 11:05AM ET
Gary The Sox Fan said 01/13, 11:05 AM
Tom Brady and the high powered Patriots offense will use their home field and extra week of rest and preparation to destroy the Broncos. The Gillette will be rocking when the Broncos offense is on the field to disrupt Tebow.
The Book of Tebow said 01/13, 11:19 AM
1. Tom Brady has never beaten Denver in the Postseason
2. Since 2008 the Patriots haven't won a home playoff game
3. Tim Tebow is Undefeated in the postseason.
4th free fact
In his last 3 postseason appearances, Tom Brady has been outplayed by Mark Sanchez, Joe Flacco, and Eli Manning.
I got the Broncos
Gary The Sox Fan said 01/13, 01:46 PM
Your facts have some holes in them.
1) Tom Brady has only played once against Denver in the playoffs. The game was in Denver. Brady's go to receivers were Branch and Givens. They committed 3 fumbles in the game.
2) In 2009 they didn't make the playoffs with Matt Cassell at the helm. 2010 they faced a hot Ravens team, and 2011 they outplayed the Jets in nearly every offensive category except for the final score. Their defense proved to be their achilles heel.
3) Tim Tebow has only played one playoff game and it was in the friendly confines of Sports Authority field at Mile High Stadium. He has never played a road playoff game.
4) Mark Sanchez 16/25 194 yards Tom Brady 29/45 299 yards.
Joe Flacco 4/10 34 yards Tom Brady 23/42 154 yards.
Eli Manning 19/34 255 yards Tom Brady 29/48 266 yards.
One could argue that the Pats got screwed against the Giants. By today's rules, Eli Manning would have been ruled down and sacked before the pass to David Tyree.
The Book of Tebow said 01/13, 03:31 PM
My facts are still facts. Here some more.
In 2007 The Pats beat the Giants in the regular season 38-35. They lost to the Pats in the Superbowl 17-14
In 2009 The Pats beat the Ravens 27-21 in the Regular Season. The lost the Ravens in the Wild Card round 33-14
In 2010 The Pats beat the Jets 42-3 in the regular season. They lost the Jets in the Divisional Round 28-21.
Lets not forget in 2005 They were swept by the Broncos. In 2006 They were swept by the Colts.
In fact, only once in the past 7 seasons had the Patriots beat a team in the regular season, and then again in the postseason. That was 2007 against the Chargers.
Tim Tebow threw for 316 yards against the Steelers.
The Steelers have the number 1 ranked pass defense.
The Patriots have the number 31 ranked pass defense.
Plus if the game is close, Broncos can handle the Pats. Broncos are 5-1 with Tebow at QB in game decided by 4 points or less. The Patriots are 2-2.
The patriots aren't as unbeatable as people think. In fact thier dynasty hasn't been the same since they took apart that defense.
I expect the Broncos to put up big numbers on that d
Gary The Sox Fan said 01/13, 04:38 PM
Of those 316 yards that Tebow threw for, 80 of those came on the over-time pass that actually only sailed 15 yards.
The Patriots have some grand company in the cellar of poor pass defense. The bottom 4 are the Giants, the Saints, the Pats, and the Packers. I wouldn't put much emphasis on pass defense as this new throw happy NFL will obliterate any preconceived notions of defense winning games. It is called the bend but not break mentality. If Tebow regularly marches up the field but only gets a field goal attempt out of a lengthy drive, the Patriots who can quickly score a TD would consider that acceptable. If you are going to use regular season defensive ranks, the Broncos play in a much weaker division against weaker opponents and ranked 18th in pass defense. The Patriots allowed 23 touchdown passes and the Broncos allowed 24 touchdown passes. The Patriots defense had 23 interceptions and the Broncos had 9. This all goes to show that Yards/game doesn't mean squat if you can stop the opposing team from getting into your endzone.
The Book of Tebow said 01/14, 11:50 AM
I'm sorry since when did Recievers YAC didn't count towards the quarterbacks passing yards stats? I could have sworn every quarterback in the history of quarterbacks had passing yards that happened after the reciever made the catch? Now it doesn't count for Tebow? Interesting...
There is a difference in "Bend but don't break" and "Awful pass defense that gets bailed out by Brady" The following is a list of QB's that threw for over 300 yards against the Patriots
Take that into account that Broncos-Pats game one, The Broncos lost the turnover battle including the game changing muffed punt, which swung momentum back to the Patriots. The first 20 minutes of that game the Broncos had thier way.
BB and Brady are 1-6 in regular season-post season rematches in the past 7 seasons
Patriots have the 32nd ranked Pass D, going against a team that threw all over the number 1 ranked pass D.
The Patriots have lost thier last 2 home playoff games to inferior teams
Tim Tebow loves Jesus
Broncos 26-Patiots 24
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