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    Can Tebow be a John Riggins type RB?

    Can anyone else see him as a John Riggins type back? He has the size, speed, and running ability to scare the sh*t out of defenses. Plus, they'll have to repect his ability to throw.

    It could work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctjetfan View Post
    Can anyone else see him as a John Riggins type back? He has the size, speed, and running ability to scare the sh*t out of defenses. Plus, they'll have to repect his ability to throw.

    It could work.
    Please watch the last game against the Pats and tell me who had the **** scared out of them.

    And no one respects Tim Tebow's ability to throw.

    Stop the insanity.

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    He'd prolly be more respectful iffin he met a Supreme Court Justice - so they're completely different in my mind.

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    John Riggins, the hall of fame running back?

    Has the same size, speed, and running ability? Plus can throw?

    Hahahahaha

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    If there's one thing opposing teams worried about with Riggins, it was the fear that he was going to fire a pass downfield after taking a handoff from the I formation.

    It's a good idea.

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    Ahhhh no.

    Look, I didn't like the Tebow trade, but if they are goinguse him properly to get anything out of him it's going to be in the wildcat/spread option.

    He's not a running back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crasherino View Post
    He'd prolly be more respectful iffin he met a Supreme Court Justice - so they're completely different in my mind.
    He wouldn't say; loosen up, Sandy baby..

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    I really think we have the next Steve Young on our hands. But bigger, stronger, faster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FF2 View Post
    Please watch the last game against the Pats and tell me who had the **** scared out of them.

    And no one respects Tim Tebow's ability to throw.

    Stop the insanity.
    As a Rb, he'll just be 1 option that oposing D's have to repect. I'm not syaing he should be the focal point of the offense. Just an option! Teach him how to block and put him at FB. He can't be much worse than the terminator!

    And, Relative to other RB's, Ds will have to repect his ability to throw..

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctjetfan View Post
    Can anyone else see him as a John Riggins type back? He has the size, speed, and running ability to scare the sh*t out of defenses. Plus, they'll have to repect his ability to throw.

    It could work.
    Would love to see him get some carries as a RB

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mohegangreen View Post
    Would love to see him get some carries as a RB
    Sure, RBs who run a 4.7 40 generally turn out to be very productive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Savage69 View Post
    He wouldn't say; loosen up, Sandy baby..
    Tim Tebow goosing Sonia Sotomayor is very high up on the list of things I'd like to see happen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sec.101row23 View Post
    Sure, RBs who run a 4.7 40 generally turn out to be very productive.
    he ran a 4.5 at his pro day. Plus he's 240.

    Hey, if Lombardi could move Hiesman trophy winning Notre Dame QB Paul Hornung to RB, Rex can move Tebow to RB.

    Right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sec.101row23 View Post
    Sure, RBs who run a 4.7 40 generally turn out to be very productive.
    I see all the know it alls are out in full force with the opening of TC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mohegangreen View Post
    I see all the know it alls are out in full force with the opening of TC
    You are right, how silly of me to not think he could be the next John Riggins.

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    Um, no. Tebow ran successfully because he was playing the option offense and so Teams saw him as a QB who was capable of running. He had an element of surprise. If we switch him to RB, you take that element away.

    In short, no. Just no.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sec.101row23 View Post
    You are right, how silly of me to not think he could be the next John Riggins.
    A john Riggins type. I never said the next John Riggins.

    Did you fail reading comprehension in high school?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LockeJET View Post
    I really think we have the next Steve Young on our hands. But bigger, stronger, faster.
    Steve Young? You can't be serious.

    More like the next Jared Lorenzen...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctjetfan View Post
    A john Riggins type. I never said the next John Riggins.

    Did you fail reading comprehension in high school?
    Considering he has never taken a hand off from the QB, I am going to say its a stretch to say he can transition to a RB. You do know that there is an entirely different dynamic in running from the RB position and running from the QB position?

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