- 02/20/2012, 12:51PM ET
HighwayCrossingFrog said 02/20, 12:51 PM
I understand they both have ugly flaws..
tebow cant pass and lin has too many TOs..
These 2 are eerily similar, and both very exciting..
i love both of them like the sister I never had:)
they are both cinderella stories too good to be true..
i have not been this excited about an nba regular season,
since vince carter broke out after the slam dunk contest,
and was droppin 40s and 50s for toronto raptors,
like nobodys business!
But if I had to pick one, its tebow..
1. NFL is more exciting in regular season than NBA..
while I admit, at the moment, the only regular season nba games I have been watchin are knicks..
i still only watch a full basketball game during playoffs,
cause wins in regular season, nba, are virtually meaningless..
2. Tebows comebacks were better than feeding of the 5000 or water into win,
(im a beer drinker, unless im at a party than im vodka, no ice, just like alison!)
3. Alot of tebows wins, were in must win scenarios..
4. Every week was filled with suspense to see if tebow could do it again..
fvkasm2x said 02/20, 02:46 PM
They are nothing alike.
Tebow was a highly touted college player. I'm pretty sure he even won the Heisman. There was a lot of hype surruonding Tebow in college and even early in his NFL career, despite his limited playing time. I don't know if you can call a guy who wins the Heisman a Cinderella Story. The Broncos seemed to win with him as the QB in SPITE of him. I mean they won a game when he went 2 of 8 passing. Tebow talks about God and Jesus in every interview he has.
Nobody had heard of Lin. He came out and scored more points in his first 3 starts than anyone in history. I've yet to hear him preach during an interview.
I much prefer the Lin story. He at least appears to have PG skills, unlike Tebow with his QB skills. But there are two things that annoy me about the Lin story:
1) The fact that people think the Knicks are for sure a playoff team. I heard about it before and laughed. Now that they have a superstar PG (after just 10 games), people are talking conference Finals. Really? They're in 8th place.
2) All the puns on Lin's name. Lincredible, Linsanity, blah blah blah.
HighwayCrossingFrog said 02/20, 08:40 PM
Oh batman.. Hear we go again with the whole cinderella thing, ha ha..
the tebow story is probably a one in a million story, rather than a true cindefella story..
90% of us thought tebow would suck in the nfl, me included..
with those ugly mechanics..
23 teams passing on him..
if they had known he would be THIS THIS good, he would have easily been a top 5 draft pick..
You say the team won in spite of him..
i do admit that for 3/4 of the game he stunk..
but, just like eli, tebow is magic at the end of the game..
Thats when it matters most..
do you want to throw for 400? Or get the W?
and tebow pulled off the upset of the year beatin pitt with 300yards!!!
rationalize that batman!
They are both great stories..
regular seasons that happen once every 30 years.
we are essentially arguing over 2 twins, 6ft blondes in leather pants..
but tebow is a fraction "prettier"..
fvkasm2x said 02/20, 10:50 PM
Who thinks Tebow is THIS THIS good? You act like he's been the best QB in the league or something.
Just because his team was winning, doesn't mean Tebow was phenomenal. In fact, other than his late game heroics, he was pedestrian at best. His numbers are terrible and they were all season (except in the 4th quarter of games).
I still don't think many teams would take him if they could have. As Urlacher said, he's a pretty good running back.
I think if you had the choice of Lin as your PG or Tebow as your QB, most people would pick Lin. He can be a real difference maker (at least so far). It's way too early to tell. Lin could easily come crashing back down to Earth.
However... I don't like how everyone and everything related to Tebow. It still does. The fact that Lin is being compared to Tebow is proof of the ridiculousness that is caused by Tebow.
They aren't playing football anymore. Why are we still talking about him?
That's why I prefer Lin. At least he is relevant right now.
HighwayCrossingFrog said 02/21, 04:00 PM
Damn batman.. 6 votes noice job..
I will try to win over the canadians on this site..
by presenting my 3rd in french:)
Tebow est tres tres tres extraordinaire..
il est fort..
il est gentil..
il est un person qu"est un en million..
il a vingt_deux et je pense que il va etre un quarterback que est dangereux dans la future..
oui, a ce moment, il n"est pas bon.. Quel dommage!
Mais, il a beaucoup de courageux..
et il gagne huit fois.. Dans la season..
c"est bon non?
je pense tebow est pro bowl material en deux ans!
je pense tebow va gagner neuf joues en dix ans, dans la future..
puis, PUIS, mon ami j"espere tu es tres desolee parce que tu es un personne tres mal!
Lin est un point guard super!
mais, je suis tres anxieux parce que, il a huit turn overs tout les joues..
tebow fait huit interceptions tout les joues? Non bien sur..
parce que tebow aime courier et il n"aime pas fairer les mains et les doigts..
non bien sur parce que tu ne parle pas francais..
je suis anglais.. Je sais je sais et je parle drancais tres bien monsieur..
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