Another seemingly miraculous comeback by the Denver Broncos – a 13-10 victory over Chicago led by former Gator Tim Tebow – has everybody talking.
Reactions in the media range from the shoulder shrugs, wonder and befuddlement on ESPN Sunday night to a religious-persecution diatribe on

Here are few of the comments worth noting:

Lindsey Vonn a fan – and friend
“I got to see the Broncos’ amazing comeback win Sunday with Tim Tebow’s family, with his brother Robby and his dad and another brother in their private box. It was really fun. … A lot of people are wondering what’s up with me and the Tebows. I’m just friends with the family.”
– Olympic ski champion Lindsey Vonn

In the ‘He should know’ category
“Everyone says he struggles throwing the ball. What I saw last night, he had no problems throwing the ball. … He threw the ball extremely well when I was watching.”

Lindsey Vonn "Tebows" after winning the women's World Cup super-G ski competition in Beaver Creek, Colo., on Dec. 7. (AP)

– Patriots quarterback Tom Brady

Damning with faint praise
“He’s a good running back.”
– Chicago lineback Brian Urlacher

One critic’s acknowledgment
“Love him or hate him, let’s be honest — the NFL is a lot more fun with Tebow out there every week, throwing wobbly passes, running around like a playground QB, Tebowing after touchdowns and making God part of the game-day discussion.”
– Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times

(Mile) High on Tebow
“Everyone believes that something good’s going to happen. And, obviously, Tim’s been the guy that’s led that thinking. He’s just such a strong believer. He’s really got everyone else believing if you stay strong, stay positive, something good’s going to happen.”
– John Elway, Broncos VP of football operations

‘Start believing’
“Those last five minutes, if it’s within reach for us to get it, we feel like we’re going to win. For all the Tebow haters: You’d better start believing.”
– Broncos linebacker Wesley Woodyard, who forced a fumble in overtime

Rewriting the book
Tebow has “competitive greatness. He wants the ball in clutch time. … I think we’re rewriting the book on ‘keep fighting. Our guys never blink. They remain positive. As bad as it looked today — we didn’t play well; we had some drops. But the guy who dropped a couple of passes caught the … touchdown. That’s kind of the M.O. on this bunch.”
Broncos coach John Fox

Amen, brother
“If you believe, then unbelievable things can sometimes be possible.”
– Tebow in his post game remarks

He’s got the job
“Some silly fools still think Tebow can’t play, but the Broncos’ quarterback of next year and the future already is playing the position for them.”
– Woody Paige, The Denver Post

Too many eggs in one basket
“[T]he problem is the Broncos are building an offensive system to take advantage of Tim Tebow’s very specific style and skills — relying on Tebow’s ability to run, and receivers running routes to better accommodate Tebow’s limited passing abilities. With an entire system and game plan built around Tebow, the Broncos are one injury away from disaster. … In short, it’s a concentrated risk.”
– Tony Fratto on CNBC

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