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Shannon Sharpe Defends Opinion On Tim Tebow, Hopes QB Succeeds

Former Bronco and future Hall of Fame tight end Shannon Sharpe was the latest Denver athlete to answer the Denver Post's Fan Mail feature, Among the several questions, one reader asked Sharpe why he was down on Tim Tebow's chances of success in the NFL. After making an analogy about buying a new house, Sharpe responded:

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Now, Tebow might be ready a couple of years from now to step in and be the second coming of Steve Young. If he does that, I will step right up and say I was wrong. I'll be glad to. I hope I am wrong. I hope he does become the next Steve Young. I still root for the Broncos. They call me a homer, and I am all of that. So I'm rooting for him, but that's how I see it.
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Question Tebow's selection, question his ability to make it in the NFL, but hope he succeeds. In the end, he's a Bronco, and who doesn't want the Broncos to succeed by any means available?
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