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NFL Playoffs 2012, Steelers Vs. Broncos: Tim Tebow Doing 'Best He Can' For Denver, Says John Fox

Denver Broncos head coach John Fox is trying to soften the poor performance Tim Tebow had against the Kansas City Chiefs. A 6-of-22 passing game isn't good by any means, but Fox sees Tebow still trying to do all that he can.

It's been a struggle most of the season and facing the Pittsburgh Steelers in the opening round of the playoffs won't make it any easier for Tebow. Troy Polamalu, James Harrison, Lamarr Woodley and Casey Hampton are just a few of players Tebow will need to avoid, but the hard-hitting nature of the Steelers could prove to be a dire situation for Tebow. Harrison especially seems like someone who wants to hit Tebow on every play.

Tebow struggling throwing does happen "sometimes," but that can't happen in the playoffs. That will mean one-and-done for the Broncos.

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