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Broncos' Tim Tebow Named Pepsi NFL Rookie Of The Week

The Denver Broncos' Tim Tebow played a heck of a game last Sunday against the Chiefs. He threw his first career pass, which went for a touchdown, and rushed for a touchdown, as well. He has a 118.8 QB rating as a result of that one pass and one touchdown. That performance was enough for voters on NFL.com to award him the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week Award for Week 10.

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Tebow's competition came from Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back LeGarrette Blount (91 yards, 1 TD), New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (72 yards, 3 TD), Cincinnati Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham (85 yards, 1 TD) and Dallas Cowboys cornerback Bryan McCann (101-yard interception TD return). Out of these four, McCann's performance has the most "wow" to it and Gronkowski was a touchdown hound, but voters approved of the popular quarterback's performance to a great degree than all the others.

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Tebow is the fourth AFC West rookie to be named rookie of the week. The Kansas City Chiefs' Dexter McCluster and Tony Moeaki won the awards weeks 1 and 3 and the Oakland Raiders' Jacoby Ford won it in week 9.

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