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Tim Tebow kicks NFL veterans' asses -- in jersey sales

When Tim Tebow jerseys were the biggest sellers among members of the 2010 NFL draft class, you didn't think it would last, did you?

Oh, ye of little faith. Tebow-related sales have been saving Colorado's economy one jersey at a time for months, and they're still going strong.

CNBC reports that from April 1 to June 30, Tebow's jersey sales have surpassed those of every other NFL player -- rookies and veterans alike.

Donovan McNabb, Drew Brees, Peyton Manning, Tony Romo and Brett Favre made the top six, but they're still looking up at Tebow.

Will this success continue throughout the season, based on Tebow's terrific performances in games that actually count? Let us pray.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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