Tim Tebow's time in Denver has become a part of The Chosen One's legend.
But can he rekindle the inexplicable magic he displayed during the 2011-2012 season (when the Broncos made the playoffs and defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers on a shocking touchdown pass to Brandon Marshall before being destroyed by Tom Brady and the New England Patriots) in a new location?
It hasn't happened yet. After obtaining Peyton Manning, the Broncos dealt Tebow to the New York Jets, where he mostly rode the pine — and since then, no NFL squad has given him a shot at redemption.
Now, however, he's reportedly on the cusp of signing with the Philadelphia Eagles — a development that caused Twitter to practically explode.
Here are our twenty favorite Bronco-centric tweets about Tebow rising again. Count them down below.
Shit talk all you want, but Tim Tebow is ~15% responsible for one of my Top 25 greatest moments as a @Broncos fan. Demaryius gets the 85%.— Matt Wurst (@mwurst) April 20, 2015
I hope Tim Tebow can start for the eagles. He got cheated out by the Broncos and Jets.— Biggy M™ (@mayoman60) April 20, 2015
Let's not forget, Tim Tebow led a dead-in-the-water Broncos team to the playoffs and a victory over a 12-win squad. #NFL— Andrew Kossak (@aksports) April 20, 2015
Why does everyone hate on Tim tebow....He's an all around great guy and all he did as a starter for the Broncos was win. I'm rooting for him— Evan Almighty (@suckmycocktail) April 20, 2015
@uSTADIUM my favorite team went from broncos to jets but now I've recently become a huge eagles fan I always root for Tim Tebow & my lions— Veronica Hirmiz (@VeronicaHirmiz) April 20, 2015
So excited to see my nigga Tim tebow back !!! #broncos will never forget.— 16?? (@Domo_growrich) April 20, 2015
EAGLES SIGNED TIM TEBOW! I love him always thought broncos did him wrong along with the rest of the nfl...— Nevin Pagan (@Npagan84) April 20, 2015
@TimTebow You brought the Broncos to the playoff and they didn't have the decency to let you develop you ability to lead men.— Eternal Life (@moereese1776) April 20, 2015
broncos really didn't do no better with Peyton Manning...dey still never won a Ring... #TimTebow brung spirit & hype Also wins— $Mitch (@Shevyworldwide) April 20, 2015
Just a reminder that Peyton Manning has one more playoff win with the Broncos that Tim Tebow had. Knock him all you want, but Tebow wins.— Anthony Delebreau (@Delecast) April 20, 2015
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