Understanding the Tim Tebow phenomenon
Even if you don't care a lick about the NFL, you've probably heard of Tim Tebow following his surge into the national spotlight last fall as he quarterbacked the Denver Broncos to one dramatic comeback after another and into the playoffs.
Tebow is front-and-center once again now that he's been traded to the New York Jets. What's behind his amazing popularity? It's a tall task, but we'll try to explore the nuances of the Tebow phenomenon for casual observers in the slides ahead.