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Bye Week - Tuesday: Tebow |
Quarterback Tim Tebow reacts to being named the starter for the team's Week 7 game at Miami.

NFL Videos: Elway on Tebow
John Elway says the Broncos will "add some things" to give Tim Tebow a chance to be successful.

NFL Videos: What happened in Denver?
What happened Sunday against the Chargers that made John Fox make the move to Tim Tebow? Mike Klis of The Denver Post has all the details.

Will Tebow make lots of 'experts' look stupid? We'll find out - Football
Many prominent ex-players and coaches refuse to give Tim Tebow a chance in the NFL. With the Broncos finally giving him the starting job, Gregg Doyel says we'll see how many 'experts' eat their words -- himself included.

Broncos name Tim Tebow their starting quarterback - The Denver Post
On the night before his first official day of the 2011 season as the Broncos starting quarterback, Tim Tebow had leftover tacos for dinner. This is the guy who has stirred such a fuss across a nation?

Broncos all in with Tebow - Boulder Daily Camera
Tim Tebow didn't win the Denver Broncos' starting quarterback job as much as Kyle Orton lost it. Either way, Tebow has ditched his cap and clipboard and is now the starring attraction in Denver.

Denver Broncos News

Bye Week - Tuesday: Fox |
Head Coach John Fox announced that Tim Tebow will start the team's Week 7 game at Miami after practice on Tuesday. news: Broncos players deal with QB switch, look forward to Tebow
Out of respect for Kyle Orton, Broncos players wouldn't rejoice in Tim Tebow's promotion to starter, although they're excited to see if the QB can turn things around after a 1-4 start. news: Meyer: Tebow's success depends on Broncos' commitment
Predictably, Urban Meyer believes Tim Tebow can succeed as the Broncos' starting QB. But the ex-Florida coach says Denver needs something else to turn it around, too. What is it? Jeff Darlington finds out.

NFL Videos: Broncos' offense off to the races
We know Tim Tebow now is the starter in Denver, but what does that mean for the Broncos' offense? And how will his team respond to the move? Michael Lombardi and Heath Evans explain.

Players won't put blame on Orton - Boulder Daily Camera
ENGLEWOOD -- While Tim Tebows legion of fans rejoiced in his promotion to starting quarterback Tuesday, his Denver Broncos were in a much more subdued mood.

Daniel Fells: Orton Took Benching With Class " CBS Denver
Broncos tight end Daniel Fells told CBS4's Vic Lombardi he was surprised about Kyle Orton's benching for Tim Tebow.

Paige: Tim Tebow's success hinges on Broncos' coaches - The Denver Post
Timmy Tebow was officially named the Broncos starting quarterback. In the aftershock, it was insisted adamantly and correctly that Tebow must prove himself.

Turnovers biggest factor in Broncos' Orton-to-Tebow switch - The Denver Post
When the Broncos made their switch at quarterback, there was at least some sense around the league that the team was simply giving the people what they want.

Broncos' Joe Mays says team needs to work on tackling - The Denver Post
The quarterback switch had Dove Valley all abuzz Tuesday, but players were concerned with plenty of other issues as the team heads into the bye week at 1-4.

Tebow jerseys selling like a rock star's - The Denver Post
The Broncos lost their last home game Sunday, but you wouldnt know it by the traffic at the teams official merchandise store.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Switch at Signal Caller |
Head Coach John Fox said the 1-4 Broncos 'have to do something to win football games,' and called on Tim Tebow to help do just that as the starting quarterback in Miami in Week 7.

Tebow Using Bye to Prepare for Miami |
Newly-named starter Tim Tebow is planning on getting ready for the Dolphins during the bye week.

Teammate’s Advice to Tebow: ‘Be Yourself’ |
As the Broncos emerged for the second half last Sunday, Tim Tebow stood on the sideline, helmet strapped to his head.

Orton’s Last Snap Sunday Might Be a Fitting End |
If Kyle Orton never takes another snap for the Broncos, his final play with the team would seem an apt coda to a sometimes-symphonic but ultimately forgettable 33-game run as starting quarterback: a kneeldown.

Tebow Gets the Call; Orton Takes the Fall for 1-4 |
It will truly be "Gator Day" at Sun Life Stadium in 12 days.

Tebow's diverse skills boost Total QBR - Stats & Info Blog - ESPN
Tim Tebow was named the starter for the Denver Broncos on Tuesday. This comes with the Broncos standing at 1-4 and after Tebow staged an unsuccessful comeback Sunday, having entered the game in the third quarter with the Broncos down 13.

NFL Power Rankings: Broncos' rally saves them from cratering | First-and-Orange
They scored just three points in the first half, then rallied to nearly beat the Chargers on Sunday after Tim Tebow’s take-over. So where do the Broncos stand after Week 5 in the NFL Power Rankings?

Broncos bring in RB Aaron Brown, two DBs for tryouts | First-and-Orange
Aaron Brown, a speedy, 205-pound tailback who spent the previous two seasons with the Detroit Lions, was brought in to Dove Valley for a tryout Monday.

NFL News

BBC Sport - NFL decides to play more games in Britain
The National Football League announces that it could play at least one regular-season game in the UK for the next five years.

Peterson compared to NFL's greatest |
Paul Wiggin went up to Adrian Peterson on Monday morning, shook his hand, congratulated him on Sunday's performance and compared him to the man he still considers the greatest running back in NFL history.

Lions hungry for more after first 5-0 start since '56 | Brownsville Herald
Detroit coach Jim Schwartz went home for a nap early Tuesday morning, following the Lions' win over the Chicago Bears. A couple hours later, he went right back to work.

Fan take: 2011 Week 6 NFL power rankings - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
27. Denver Broncos (1-4): Tebow Time may help things out, but the Broncos aren't a quarterback away from being a contender. With that said, Denver could be very fun to watch for at least the next few weeks.