Talk:Tim Tebow

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After the draft[edit]

After the draft, the Broncos are now the most popular NFL team in Jacksonville. - π 08:26, 26 April 2010 (UTC)

Good job, Paco! Nice article! Lord Goonie Hooray! I'm helping! 05:10, 27 April 2010 (UTC)
Cheers! Now make it better!...PACODOGwoof, bitches 05:15, 27 April 2010 (UTC)


That we have this article is rather petty.--User:Brxbrx/sig 18:21, 12 December 2011 (UTC)

So we're not supposed to refute outrageous claims put forward by Conservapedia, or be snarky? -- Seth Peck (talk) 18:23, 12 December 2011 (UTC)
He plays football, he seems rather good at it, and he's a devout and outspoken Christian. Do we need an article looking for ways to hate on him? This is a petty grudge article, and there isn't much substance to it. We already have articles on abortion.--User:Brxbrx/sig 18:28, 12 December 2011 (UTC)
He's an overrated, overpaid prick who was deified in the Bible Belt in his college days. It's an appropriate observation on how fundamentalism acts. Osaka Sun (talk) 18:33, 12 December 2011 (UTC)
I think as a football player he's fine. He's certainly no Michael Vick, but even Michael Vick has found ways to redeem himself (and not just on the field). Reading the Conservapedia article on him (and in particular, the line "Tebow gives frequent interviews to the liberal media and often leaves them speechless") makes him sound like a God in some---OH MY GOD HE HAS THE SAME BIRTHDAY AS ME now I hate him. -- Seth Peck (talk) 18:35, 12 December 2011 (UTC)
Personally, it does just seem like an article to hate a guy. He's not doing anything icky with his religion, he's really not offending the Bronco players as far as I can tell, and he's doing something most religious kids do, "praising god for the win". Personally, I think that's a BS thing to do, credit god for a win, and not worry about millions of dying kids, but that's not really the focus of this article. it seems to just be "we hate religious people who are open about their religion".Pink mowse.pngGodotI live in the Infinite monkey cage 18:43, 12 December 2011 (UTC)
At the risk of making a Schlafly-esque prediction, I have a feeling that he (and the halo over his head, and those that praise it) will become more insufferable as time goes by, to near-Kirk Cameron levels, especially if the Broncos do well over the next season or two. Most of his teammates won't complain because a Super Bowl ring looks good on any finger, but I'll bet at least one will ask him to "give it a rest". I guess we'll see, in time. -- Seth Peck (talk) 18:50, 12 December 2011 (UTC)

Concern Troll ArchieGoodwin (talk) 22:30, 12 December 2011 (UTC)

"it seems to just be "we hate religious people who are open about their religion"" Only because at least some people here do just that, I suppose. PintOfStout Talk Good people drink good beer. 22:34, 12 December 2011 (UTC)
As annoying as his in-your-face religious attitude can be, I agree that this article's just really meant to bag on a really religious guy. All those amazing fourth quarter comebacks, though, make it harder to dislike him, as I like the Broncos. I have to admit, I dislike him a little less than when he was with Florida. Sam Tally-ho! 23:39, 12 December 2011 (UTC)
Uh, you can be openly religious and still not be a complete douche. Osaka Sun (talk) 02:22, 14 December 2011 (UTC)

Oh dear God.[edit]

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America, Y U SO STUPID? Osaka Sun (talk) 18:32, 16 December 2011 (UTC)

Because Real Christian 'Muricans aren't racist!; Or the troubling tale of RG3[edit]

Virtually any argument that Tebow isn't allowed field time because of his religious views can easily be countered by the continued employment of another NFL QB; Robert Griffin III. RG3 is nearly equal to Tebow in his PDAs with the Lord on and off the field. Yet, he retains the starting QB position for the Washington Pigskins. If the NFL were truly antagonistic toward Christianity, then RG3's frequent genuflections on the field and his post-game shout outs to the Big Man Upstairs surely would have cost him his starting QB position (not his recent mediocre play and frequent injuries). Since it couldn't possibly be his race that denies him broad support and demigod status from Real (i.e. Christian) 'Muricans, one has to wonder what it could be. Petey Plane (talk) 14:53, 28 September 2015 (UTC)

Delete this article[edit]

This article is petty and ridiculous. He's largely insignificant in the great scheme and plays an even more insignificant role in the promotion of woo. This is just religion-bashing and ignores Tebow's charity. So this article doesn't further the mission and must be deleted Tuxer (talk) 14:19, 18 February 2016 (UTC)

Objectively, he is pretty insignificant, yes. But there's a small part of the world that claims his career is in the toilet because of anti-conservative bias. That small part of the world? That's the part that justifies he article. Tebow is just the unfortunate symbol of that disagreement. MarmotHead (talk) 15:45, 18 February 2016 (UTC)
I'd say he's actually one of the more significant woo patient zeros out there (because of his massive potential audience), either through explicit or tacit endorsement. This article is clearly on mission and should stay. Petey Plane (talk) 14:00, 6 January 2017 (UTC)

Tebow is bad at throwing a ball (you know, the job of a Quarter Back). Also, he did a high profile anti-choice add (most likely based upon false and/or misleading information) in the Super Bowl Before he ever played a single down in the NFL (talk) 16:51, 19 February 2016 (UTC)