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Introducing Tebowing. It’s like planking, but dumber.It wasn't enough that Tim Tebow(notes) dominated NFL headlines for a week with his comeback win over the Dolphins on Sunday. No, "Tebow" has to be a verb now, too.

What does it mean? To Tebow is "to get down on a knee and start praying, even if everyone else around you is doing something completely different." That's according to, your new Internet home for Tebowing.

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It's something that people do, like planking and owling before it, for no reason other than to take pictures of it and put those pictures on the Internet. currently has seven pages full of Tebowing pictures, from the first known Tebow (not done by Tebow himself, that is) in history to Occupy Wall Street Tebowing to Grand Central Station Tebowing to jack-o-Tebowing.

The creator of Tebowing, Jared Kleinstein, was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal on Thursday. You can read the whole thing here, but hopefully, these snippets will help answer some of the questions you might have about Tebowing.

Is Kyle Orton(notes) allowed to be Tebowing?

We're non-denominational. We're very accepting of all types, including backup quarterbacks.

What would you do if Tebow contacted you to talk about Tebowing?

I would start Tebowing.

And if he asked you to stop Tebowing?

Well, he's the only person who can legally tell someone to stop Tebowing.

If you're still confused about Tebowing, here are a couple of examples. If you're still confused after seeing these pictures, well, I can't blame you, because this is all really, really silly.

Introducing Tebowing. It’s like planking, but dumber.

These memes don't last forever. Get out there and Tebow your heart out now before everyone starts Cutlering, which is just laying on your back and watching someone in a different-colored shirt run past you with a football.

And just in case any of you were wondering if Tebowing was appropriate in a baseball setting, examples don't get any stronger than this. It's your favorite baseball blogger at game six of the World Series. His Tebowing technique is flawless.

Introducing Tebowing. It’s like planking, but dumber.

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