DENVER (CBS Denver) — Only Tim Tebow could turn his passing yards into a biblical passage.
In a thrilling 29-23 overtime win against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Denver Broncos quarterback threw for 316 yards and set a postseason record of averaging 31.6 yards per completion.READ MORE: Glenwood Canyon Mudslides Cancel Amtrak's California Zephyr Train Through Colorado Rockies
The religious aspect takes shapes with the number 316 because one of Tebow’s favorite Bible passage is John 3:16:READ MORE: Colorado Weather: Monsoon Storms Become More Numerous Monday And Tuesday
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
Tebow would put “John 3:16” on his eye-black during his playing days at the University of Florida.MORE NEWS: Highway 125 In Grand County Closed For Mudslide
The Broncos will continue to seek “eternal” life in the playoffs Saturday as they hope to take down the New England Patriots.