Some Denver Broncos fans have taken to replacing the last name of quarterback Tim Tebow, a devout Christian, with the nameplate of “Jesus” on the orange, blue and white No. 15 jersey.
Tebow, who openly displays his faith as a believer in Christ, told the Denver Post that it is not his place to pass judgment on those fans who have replaced his name with the Son of God on the back of the shirt.
“I don't know what to think about that because I don't know where people's hearts are,” Tebow said. “It's important to not judge without knowing their hearts. If their heart is to honor the Lord, then it's a good thing. Only God can judge because only God knows what's truly in a person's heart.”
Some fans have been offended by the jerseys, saying that they dishonor Jesus Christ and are offensive to Christians, while others claim that the use of “Jesus” on the back of the Tebow jerseys is actually a billboard for Christianity.
Terry McCormick covers the Titans for TitanInsider.com