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By Glenn Stout

Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos, Roy Reigels within the 1929 Rose Bowl, Frank Reich and the Buffalo money owed throughout the 1993 NFL playoffs, Tracy McGrady and the Houston Rockets in 2004, the complete St. Louis Cardinals staff within the 2011 international sequence . . . What do those gamers have in universal? each one of them used to be near to a humiliating defeat. yet for the time being after they can have referred to as it quits, they did not. those 5 real-life tales, illustrated with black-and-white images, will motivate readers old and young.

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Besides, Tim’s coaches and his teammates still believed in him. As Broncos linebacker Von Miller said later, “Tim Tebow? I’m buying. ” A week later, against the Oakland Raiders, Tim did just that. Despite trailing at halftime, Tim led the Broncos to thirty second-half points and a 38–24 victory. It helped that the Broncos installed a new offense, a run-oriented strategy known as the “read option” similar to the offense Tim had run at the University of Florida. Tim felt much more comfortable, and it showed.

The Buffalo Bills quarterback Frank Reich and kicker Steve Christie celebrate after Christie's field goal caps the Bills' stunning comeback. ONE LAST CHANCE FRANK REICH SOMETIMES, ALL YOU NEED IS a chance. As he was growing up in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Frank Reich, like most other young boys, dreamed of being a sports star. During baseball season he imagined getting the big hit to win the World Series. When basketball season began he pictured himself making the last-second shot. Most of the time, however, Frank dreamed of playing football.

The Broncos managed to run only seven plays and gain eight yards, as Tim missed several wide-open receivers. Meanwhile, even though the Broncos had kept the Steelers out of the end zone, Pittsburgh was moving the ball up and down the field and led 6–0 on two field goals. Against a team like the Steelers, the Broncos could not afford to fall behind. Then things got even worse. On the first play of the second quarter, with Denver facing a second-down-and-twelve-yards-to-go situation on their eighteen-yard line.

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