| Sports |

Ten slogans for the pro-Tim Tebow, anti-Kyle Orton billboard

Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

As if losing to the Oakland Raiders at home on the first Monday Night Football nightcap of the year wasn't enough humiliation, the Denver Broncos are a laughingstock again today in the sports world because of a plan by a group of "fans" to buy two billboards in town insisting that the team replace starting quarterback Kyle Orton with Tim Tebow.

According to news reports, Jesse Oaks (who lives in Kentucky, but is a Broncos fan) and some friends plan to use the $10,000 they had saved to go the Super Bowl this year to purchase the billboard advertising downtown.

"We believe in Coach (John) Fox, we're just tired of Kyle Orton," Oaks told the Denver Post. "We were sitting around after Fox said he didn't hear the chants for Tebow, and we figured if he's deaf, we hope he's not blind."

What will the billboard say? Here are ten possibilities. Billboard art by Westword art director Jay Vollmar.

No.10 No.9 No. 8 No. 7 No. 6 No. 5 No. 4 No. 3 No. 2 No. 1 More from our Sports archive: "Broncos fans & tailgaters get best of Raiders lovers even if team doesn't."

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.