Originally Posted by Agamemnon
Your point about McDaniels is probably way off. He didn't draft Tebow to play like Brady. He drafted Tebow to play like Tebow. McD has borrowed a lot of spread concepts from college and was probably looking to bring some kind of Spread Option variant to the NFL. Who knows if that would've worked? It would've probably worked a lot better than trying to shoehorn Tebow into a short rhythm-based pro system like the Broncos and Jets have tried to do.
I was gonna say that McDaniels seemed to love the shotgun formation a lot....and that he drafted Tebow with the belief he could operate the kind of spread offense he liked.