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Tarkenton: Tebow not a good pro quarterback

Former Vikings legend Fran Tarkenton breaks down why Denver's Tim Tebow doesn't strike him as the best quarterback the NFL has to offer.
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Former Vikings legend Fran Tarkenton breaks down why Denver's Tim Tebow doesn't strike him as the best quarterback the NFL has to offer.

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