Tony Ellsworth (11
"Tim Tebow &
...I am a huge Broncos fan...for many years they
would go to the Super Bowl only to lose. It got so bad, I
almost hated when they went in 1990 because I knew they were
going to get blown away (and did)...ouch.
Then...in 1996 the Broncos won their division and home field
advantage through the playoffs...it was going to be THE
year. I bought a playoff ticket and drove from Omaha to
Denver for the first playoff game. They lost against the
Jacksonville Jaguars in a huge upset....it was horrible.
Finally 1997 came, and during the preseason Elway almost had his
career ended w/ an injury to his right bicep that would have
hampered his throwing. He did recover and the Broncos went
to the playoffs as a wildcard. They only earned one home
game against the...you guessed it, Jacksonville Jaguars.
They avenged their previous years loss, and went on to also beat
the Chiefs and Steelers in close games on the road. Then
they met the Green Bay Packers and Brett Favre in the Super
Bowl. Nobody gave them a chance to win. I will never
forget the feeling I had mid third quarter in the
game...butterflies and my heart in my stomach. The feeling
was "they are in the game and outplaying the Packers...they
could ACTUALLY win the Super Bowl!!!" They did go on to
beat the Packers in a close and hard fought win. I have
always "bookmarked" that feeling between God and I as a Rapture
feeling in that moment where the unbelievable suddenly becomes a
When Barack Obama had his 'coronation' amongst the Greek style
pillars at the new Mile High stadium, I was sick. In a few
years the Broncos & Mile High seemed to be under a horrible
curse. First the owner, fired our longtime and two time
Superbowl champ coach, Mike Shanahan. Then he hired a
supposed young genious from the Patriots. He got rid of
many great players on the team starting w/ QB Jay Cutler.
After starting out 6 - 0 (the number for man), the Broncos ended
the season on a losing streak and missing the playoffs.
Later, the young genius coach was caught "cheating" and
embarassed the franchise enough through scandal and losses that
the owner fired The only thing that Josh McDaniels did right was
draft Tim Tebow (and also the reciever who caught the 3:16
Fast forward to this year...John Elway has returned as the
executive to run and restore the Broncos to winning ways.
Tim Tebow was able to capture the starting job after a horrible
1 - 4 start by the team. He unseated Kyle Orton as the
starting QB (who had been the replacement for Jay Cutler in the
whole hiring Josh McDaniels fiasco). Tim Tebow went on to
win multiple games...just enough to get the Broncos into the
playoffs. Surely, God is up to something here. Prior
to Tim Tebow the player known for his testimony and "I want to
thank my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ..." was Kurt Warner.
Kurt Warner went from the Iowa Barnstormers and sacking
groceries to the MVP of the Superbowl. When God wants to
do something, He gets everyone's attention, loud &
clear! Kurt won the SB and thanked his lord and savior
"Jesus Christ" as a witness to billions across the globe
(2000). The year Kurt Warner retired, Tim Tebow was
drafted...baton passed...Tebow mania is preacing the word
throughout the world...and certianly getting everyone in the
U.S.A.'s attention. Have you NOT heard????!!!
The Broncos ended the season with just enough wins to barely
back in to the playoffs at 8-8. Tim Tebow's draft partner
(taken in the first round 3 spots ahead of him) is number 88 and
caught the winning 3:16 overtime pass. Is this a reference
to the Rapture 88' movement???
Before you say "no" consider that the Broncos were driving to
possible seal the win when thier RB #23 fumbled the ball and let
the Steelers tie the game @ 23 - 23.
1988 + 23 = 2012
Tim Tebow ended the game w/ 316 yards which is a witness to John
3:16 and has gone internet viral crazy...Praise God!!!
Also, the overtime, in which the rules have been changed where
it is no longer sudden death, was the shortest in history @ 11
seconds. It reminds me of how in a period which used to be
sudden death...God will trasport us to victory in seconds
flat...DT, the Broncos WR "stiff armed" the enemy and raced to
the goal line for victory!!!
Next, the Broncos travel up to Patriots territory, where
liberals rule and once again no one is giving them a
chance. Last I heard they are 13 point underdogs.
Imagine that. God be praised!!!
I'll be doing plenting of Tebowing (praying) each and every day
until we all get home...may it be soon!!!