Topic category: Religion & Philosophy in the News
No Tebow Starting at QB, No Playoff Win for Denver Broncos or Playoffs for NY Jets
The Denver Broncos got what they deserved in their playoff game with the Baltimore Ravens.
The Broncos were not satisfied with unapologetically pro-life quarterback Tim Tebow, 25, even though he had turned around their 2011 season, taken them to the playoffs and won a playoff came against the Pittsburgh Steelers with a perfect pass for a touchdown in overtime.
As a result, opted to hire Peyton Manning, 36 and out as a result of multiple neck surgeries for the 2011 season to be their quarterback this seaason.
Bulletin: Manning failed miserably in his first playoff game for the prohibitive favorite Broncos, who played at home. He threw two interceptions, one for a touchdown for the underdog Baltimore Ravens, he was sacked three times, he fumbled on his 37 yard line in the third quarter and, unlike Tebow, he was no running threat. His team stayed in the game only because a special teams player returned both a kickoff and a punt for touchdowns.
In two playoff games for the 2011 season, Tebow rushed 15 times for 63 yards and had two touchdown passes, no interceptions and a meaningless fumble, not a critical one like Manning. The loss to the New England Patriots hardly was Tebow's fault.
The New York Jets, who hired Tebow for the 2012 season, proved very foolish, sticking with Mark Sanchez, who failed to lead his team to the playoffs in 2011 and was worse in 2012, insteaad of switching to Tebow when Sanchez faltered. Even the Bronocs had been smart enough to switch to Tebow, rather than miss the playoffs.
If Tebow was not unapologetically pro-life, would the Broncos still be in the playoffs?
If Tebow was not unapologetically pro-life, would the jets have made the playoffs? What is certain is that the Bronocs didn't win a playoff game this year and the Jets didn't even make the playoffs.
How many NFL teams would rather win with Tebow that lose without him?
The new general manager of the Jacksonville Jaguars doesn't seem to be a smart fellow, because he doesn't want Tebow.
Michael J. Gaynor
Biography - Michael J. Gaynor
Michael J. Gaynor has been practicing law in New York since 1973. A former partner at Fulton, Duncombe & Rowe and Gaynor & Bass, he is a solo practitioner admitted to practice in New York state and federal courts and an Association of the Bar of the City of New York member.
Gaynor graduated magna cum laude, with Honors in Social Science, from Hofstra University's New College, and received his J.D. degree from St. John's Law School, where he won the American Jurisprudence Award in Evidence and served as an editor of the Law Review and the St. Thomas More Institute for Legal Research. He wrote on the Pentagon Papers case for the Review and obscenity law for The Catholic Lawyer and edited the Law Review's commentary on significant developments in New York law.
The day after graduating, Gaynor joined the Fulton firm, where he focused on litigation and corporate law. In 1997 Gaynor and Emily Bass formed Gaynor & Bass and then conducted a general legal practice, emphasizing litigation, and represented corporations, individuals and a New York City labor union. Notably, Gaynor & Bass prevailed in the Second Circuit in a seminal copyright infringement case, Tasini v. New York Times, against newspaper and magazine publishers and Lexis-Nexis. The U.S. Supreme Court affirmed, 7 to 2, holding that the copyrights of freelance writers had been infringed when their work was put online without permission or compensation.
Gaynor currently contributes regularly to www.MichNews.com, www.RenewAmerica.com, www.WebCommentary.com, www.PostChronicle.com and www.therealitycheck.org and has contributed to many other websites. He has written extensively on political and religious issues, notably the Terry Schiavo case, the Duke "no rape" case, ACORN and canon law, and appeared as a guest on television and radio. He was acknowledged in Until Proven Innocent, by Stuart Taylor and KC Johnson, and Culture of Corruption, by Michelle Malkin. He appeared on "Your World With Cavuto" to promote an eBay boycott that he initiated and "The World Over With Raymond Arroyo" (EWTN) to discuss the legal implications of the Schiavo case. On October 22, 2008, Gaynor was the first to report that The New York Times had killed an Obama/ACORN expose on which a Times reporter had been working with ACORN whistleblower Anita MonCrief.
Gaynor's email address is email@example.com.