Pro Football weekly

Comment | Print |

Broncos offense changing for Tebow

About the Author

Recent posts by Eli Kaberon

For Broncos and Manning, don't look back

Posted May 30, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m.

Manning takes on teaching role at Broncos' OTAs

Posted May 25, 2012 @ 4:01 p.m.

Chiefs don't envision drop-off from Carr to Routt

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m.

Chargers will add RB, but it won't be Tomlinson

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 3:06 p.m.

Bowe and Chiefs both have valid arguments

Posted May 16, 2012 @ 12:44 p.m.

Related Stories

Broncos sign former Chargers OG Vasquez

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:20 p.m.

Chiefs add CB Robinson

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 8:58 a.m.

Denver Broncos: 2013 team needs

Posted March 07, 2013 @ 1:17 p.m.

Broncos tag OLT Clady

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 6:28 p.m.

Elway, Broncos sitting pretty at quarterback

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 11:56 a.m.

Clady will receive franchise tag from Broncos

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 12:05 p.m.

Was injury behind Schaub's late-season issues?

Posted Feb. 09, 2013 @ 6:39 p.m.

Jaguars announce some big changes

Posted Feb. 08, 2013 @ 1 p.m.

Lions hire former Broncos GM Xanders

Posted Jan. 28, 2013 @ 5:28 p.m.
Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
By Eli Kaberon

Now that Tim Tebow has been announced as the Broncos' starting quarterback, expect to see a few changes in the team's offensive playbook. Though head coach John Fox and offensive coordinator Mike McCoy still want to have a run-first approach, the plan for Tebow will be different than the schemes run earlier in the season for Kyle Orton.

Tebow has a strong arm and has good mobility, but still has issues standing in the pocket and making throws with pressure in his face. Accuracy is also an issue with Tebow's side-arm delivery. Because of that, look for the Broncos to use more moving pockets, play-actions and deep routes, with many of the throws coming from outside the numbers. There also will be more designed QB runs called and plays out of the shotgun, to take better advantage of Tebow's greatest strengths. McCoy said it won't be a complete overhaul of the offense, but some adjustments to allow the second-year signalcaller to run the team more smoothly.

"There are always going to be one or two wrinkles you're going to throw in from week to week," McCoy said. "You might steal some from another team, or something that I've talked to Tim about that he's done in the past. We'll just take it one day at a time and just try to put a good plan together and let him have success, but we're not going to change our entire system."

Follow Eli Kaberon on Twitter

Comments ()


ABOUT TRUST ONLINE