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For those who hate Tebow... And those who don't

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Cajuncowboy, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    An 8-year-old cancer patient, Blake Appleton, received a much-needed morale boost recently -- a surprise phone call from his long-time hero Tim Tebow of the Denver Broncos.

    The call came this month at a particularly grim time for Blake and his family. Blake, a native of Lake Worth, Fla., recently had told his mother that he no longer wants to undergo cancer treatment after being diagnosed with a deadly brain tumor. "Without treatment, he may only have six months," his mother, Miranda Appleton, told MyFoxOrlando.com.

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/12/0...call-from-tim-tebow/?test=faces#ixzz1g6CRp8je


    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/12/09/terminally-ill-child-receives-call-from-tim-tebow/?test=faces
  2. 1fisher

    1fisher Active Member

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    That is a great story.

    God, please bless this young boy.
  3. cowboyeric8

    cowboyeric8 Chicks dig crutches

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    Second that.
  4. BlueStar3398

    BlueStar3398 Active Member

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    I love Tebow for doing that. I'm saying a prayer for that boy.
  5. Hostile

    Hostile Tacos are a good investment Zone Supporter

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    There aren't enough stories about this kind of stuff with athletes.
  6. Cowboys&LakersFan

    Cowboys&LakersFan Benched

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    It makes me love Tebow even more. You just don't see star athletes with this amount of class anymore. My heart goes out to the boy and I sincerely hope he can overcome the tumor.
  7. tupperware

    tupperware A Plastic Container

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    I've said it before and I'll say it again, we should root for guys like Tebow. Yes they get talked about a lot, yes sometimes they may get overhyped a bit. But the fact is, they do what you would expect a professional athlete to do and they're good teammates.

    He reminds me of Romo in those respects and he plays for an AFC team, so I hope he continues doing well.
  8. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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  9. SaltwaterServr

    SaltwaterServr Blank Paper Offends Me

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    The more success Tebow has in the NFL, the more people he can reach and inspire. I hope the guy wins back-to-back-to-back Super Bowls, ugly throwing motion be damned.

    The more I learn about the guy, the more I want him to succeed beyond his most ardent supporter's dreams for him.
  10. The Emperor

    The Emperor Marcus Aurelius Maximus

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    Please don't let that be with the Stancos, Steelers, Cheatriots, 49ers, Saints, Packers, or any NFC East team.
  11. tupperware

    tupperware A Plastic Container

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    Yeah I don't know how you can deal with something like that. I know you have to, but I don't know how you can. You're completely helpless..
  12. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    Tim Tebow is a fine young man. He just does not look to me like he will ever be much more than a temporary fix as a QB.
  13. Eskimo

    Eskimo Well-Known Member

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    The SB wins are fine so long as he is Cowboy by then.

    I hope the guy has a good career but I want the Boys to stomp on him when we play him. He can win all the other games.
  14. dougonthebench

    dougonthebench Cowboys Forever

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    I agree with you on that. But I also believe that lots of guys do similar things like this and don't want it publicized.
  15. Don Corleone

    Don Corleone Well-Known Member

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    I don't know, but one thing he seems to have is a unwavering desire to learn and get better. That will only bode well for him. He may never develop into anything more than a serviceable passer, but who cares as long as he wins? With all the knucklehead athletes out in this world, it is refreshing to have someone like Tebow.
  16. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    I'm sure there are. But I don't for one minute think Tebow does this for the publicity. As a matter of fact, I'm sure Tebow didn't mention this to the media. I bet the family did.
  17. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    if he only developes into a mediocre to average passer, he will never be able to take a team very far. The Top D's will shut him down for sure.
  18. zrinkill

    zrinkill Diamond surrounded by trash

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    Tebow did it again ..... :laugh1:

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