SI poll: Tim Tebow most overrated
Five months after being named one of the top 100 players in the NFL, the New York Jets’ backup quarterback was voted the most overrated player in the league—in a landslide—based on a Sports Illustrated poll released this week.
A total of 180 players voted in the survey, with 34 percent naming Tebow. How’s this for a twist? Jets starter Mark Sanchez finished tied for second, receiving eight percent of the votes. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo also got eight percent.
It's been a rough week at the ballot box for ex-Denver signal callers - Neilsen found Jay Cutler, Kyle Orton, and Brady Quinn among the least popular players in the league, while current Broncos QB Peyton Manning has one of the highest fan approval ratings.
One has to wonder why Orton and Quinn, who would seem to inspire apathy more than love or hate, are on this list. With that in mind, we had our expert pollster, TJ, formulate a questionnaire to help probe the bottom of this mystery: