Denver rookie quarterback Tim Tebow rarely sees the field, but his jersey gets plenty of action. His jersey remains the No. 1 selling jersey in the NFL. Tebow’s No. 15 jersey shot to the top of the NFL in April, days after he was surprisingly drafted in the first round.
It’s truly amazing that Tebow’s NFL popularity has remained at a high level even though he is currently nothing more than a special-package player. Once again, the selling power of Tebow is mind boggling.
In other AFC West news, Kansas City rookie receiver/returner/running back Dexter McCluster is questionable to play at Denver on Sunday because of an ankle injury. He was limited all week. He’s missed the past two games. Guard Brian Waters is questionable with a shoulder injury. He’s been limited all week. Safety Jon McGraw is questionable with a knee injury. He has been limited the past two days.
The Chargers re-signed receiver Richard Goodman to the practice squad. He is the player who left the ball on the grass after his first NFL catch against New England. He thought he was down, but he was never touched. The Patriots recovered the ball on their way to a three-point win. He was cut last week.
In a column on ESPN.com, David Fleming looks at 12 reasons why the Raiders are riding high.