The most dissected and debated player in memory, Tebow helped the Denver Broncos reach the playoffs last season. There they defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers on his first-play-of-overtime touchdown pass before losing to the New England Patriots.
Despite the team’s success and his late-game leadership, Tebow, his unorthodox style and subterranean completion percentage (46.5) were dimissed by many media and fans as unfit for an NFL starter.
Denver acquired future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning last month and subsequently traded Tebow to the New York Jets, where coach Rex Ryan says he’ll use him 10-20 plays per game in relief of incumbent Mark Sanchez.
Tebow won a Heisman Trophy and two national championships at Florida, and since his 2010 entry into the NFL, his touchdown acknowledgment to God, Tebowing, has gone viral.
Fitzgerald is arguably the NFL’s best receiver of the last eight years. During that span, he’s caught 693 passes for 9,615 yards and 73 touchdowns, all for the Arizona Cardinals.
An undrafted receiver out of Massachusetts in 2010, Cruz emerged in 2011 with the New York Giants after injuries to Mario Manningham and Domenik Hixon. He set a franchise record with 1,536 yards receiving, 178 in a regular-season-finale victory over Dallas that sent the Giants into the playoffs.
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