Chuck Norris - a man who needs no introduction - is further expanding his legend to include professional football. In an open letter first posted on WND, the 73-year-old-who-does-not-look-73-years-old traded in his standby roundhouse kick for an impassioned letter to Jaguars owner Shad Khan:
America has the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championships) and the UCP (Ultimate Clutch Players). One is mixed martial artists, and the other is quarterbacks of the NFL. They all are athletic warriors who are extremely determined to win.
My favorite in the UFC is Georges St. Pierre. My favorite UCP in the NFL is Tim Tebow.
Norris, on why Tebow is a good choice:
And what sportsman can ever forget how that amazing rookie quarterback then led the Broncos to six wins in their next seven games and into the playoffs, beating the highly favored Pittsburgh Steelers in a wild-card game? After finishing the game tied and going into overtime, the Broncos won the coin toss, and Tebow threw a perfect 80-yard pass on the first play to win the game 29-23. It was the Broncos’ first playoff victory in six years.
Norris, on why the move to the Jets was a poor choice:
Personally, I think the formula of rotating quarterbacks is ultimately a recipe for disaster. That system never works. There can only be one quarterback leading the team. As the old adage goes, anything with more than one head is a monster.
Norris, on civil rights:
It reported that Khan, as the first minority owner of an NFL franchise, often cites Martin Luther King Jr.’s work as a contributing factor to his success.
So let me respectfully challenge Mr. Khan to consider these words from Dr. King: “There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.”
(Related: all men are monsters.)