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Switch at Signal Caller

Posted Oct 11, 2011

Head Coach John Fox said the 1-4 Broncos 'have to do something to win football games,' and called on Tim Tebow to help do just that as the starting quarterback in Miami in Week 7.


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Tuesday, the Broncos made a change at quarterback -- Tim Tebow will start Denver's Week 7 game against the Miami Dolphins.

Head Coach John Fox said that while the move had to do with what Tebow brings to the field, most importantly, the 1-4 team needed a change.

"We haven’t gotten it done as a football team," Fox said. "It’s not one guy -- it’s not all Kyle Orton’s fault -- but we do have to make adjustments and we do have to change."

"Everybody in (the locker room) understands that we are in a production-based business, and right now all of us are 1-4 and we’re trying to change that," he continued. "We have to do something to win football games.”

That something, in this case, was making a switch at signal caller.

In Sunday's narrow loss to the Chargers, Tebow helped orchestrate a second-half comeback, throwing a touchdown and running for another en route to a 101.7 passer rating.

After the defeat, the talk in the locker room was about the "spark" Tebow provided in the comeback effort. While players are anxious to see what Tebow can do, they realized a change at quarterback is a reflection of the entire team's performance.

"At the end of the day, I think we're all disappointed for Kyle because it almost implicates him in a way, that the reason we're 1-4 is it's his fault," Andre' Goodman said. "That's not the case. It could've been me -- could've been anybody on this team. None of us are doing a good enough job to make plays and help us win.

"As disappointed as you are for Kyle, you're kind of excited for Tebow because he's getting a chance. We're just hoping that translates into wins."

Tebow, who was "honored to get this opportunity," said the reaction he got from his teammates was "very supportive and very encouraging."

"Now it's my job to go out there and compete to the best of my ability and give it everything I have," he said.

With the Broncos entering their bye week, players have Thursday through Sunday off, but Tebow said he expects to watch film and throw on his own to make sure he's ready to go when the club gets back to work on Monday.

His first chance at a win as a starter this year will come on Oct. 23 in Miami against the Dolphins, but it won't be his first start in the NFL.

Tebow started the final three games of the 2010 season, throwing for 651 yards and four touchdowns while gaining 199 yards and three scores on the ground.

“I think that’s invaluable experience," Tebow said of those starts. "That opportunity to learn, to feel the speed of the game, to make those reads, to go through it, and also to have the preparations, that’s huge as well. I think that gives me that much more confidence going into this Miami game.”

Joe Mays, for one, said he's ready to see what the second-year pro can do.

“I know he loves the game," Mays said. "You see the passion; you see the fire in him. Hopefully he brings a little bit of a charge to the football team.”

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