Among multiple others distinguishing factors between the two stories... like years, for instance. The more I think about it, the more absurd it appears to be.
Over analyzing really.
It's a cartoon and, while it is true that Tebow has gotten much good press, it is also true that some of the same sources that told Tebow to shut up jumped on the Collins is awesome bandwagon.
That is what I got from the cartoon. Just sort of making fun of those individuals who actually are on the "shut up Tebow, Collins is awesome" line.