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2 years 6 months ago

Cowboys agree with QB Orton, CB Carr and 2 others

The Dallas Cowboys have already accomplished two of their primary goals in free agency, upgrading their secondary and getting a veteran backup quarterback. Cornerback Brandon Carr, who was apparently Dallas' top target, agreed Wednesday to a five-year deal, and quarterback Kyle Orton agreed to a three-year deal to be Tony...

2 years 9 months ago

Orton will return

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Kyle Orton's departure now includes a return trip to Denver. A day after the Broncos waived their former starter, the Kansas City Chiefs picked him up, along with the roughly $2.6 million left on his contract that expires after this season. Orton and his new team...

2 years 9 months ago

Chiefs claim Orton off the waiver wire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)- Kyle Orton has been claimed off waivers by the Chiefs, who were searching for a veteran quarterback after losing Matt Cassel to a season-ending injury. The move was told to the Associated Press by a person familiar with the situation on condition of anonymity because the...

2 years 9 months ago

Broncos waive Orton

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos have waived quarterback Kyle Orton. The 29-year-old seventh-year veteran from Purdue lost his starting job after going 1-4. He hasn't played since the first half against San Diego on Oct. 9. His replacement, Tim Tebow, is 4-1. Orton decisively outplayed Tebow in training...

2 years 11 months ago

Tebow named Broncos starter

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Coach John Fox said Tuesday that the Denver Broncos will start Tim Tebow against the Miami Dolphins when they return from their bye week. Tebow supplants Kyle Orton, who has struggled ever since winning the job with a spectacular training camp. Replacing Orton at halftime Sunday,...

2 years 11 months ago

Still not Tebow time

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Despite Denver's stumbling start, Kyle Orton remains entrenched as the Broncos' starting quarterback even as Tim Tebow fans clamor for him to get more playing time. Coach John Fox reiterated Monday that a change at quarterback isn't the cure-all with the Broncos coming off a disheartening...

3 years 5 days ago

Tebow stands by coach Fox

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Tim Tebow appreciates his fans cheering for him to take over as the Denver Broncos' quarterback but says he trusts his coach and will bide his time without complaint. A group of his most ardent supporters have said they'd like to buy two billboards in downtown...

3 years 6 days ago

Tebow fans are making noise

No doubt Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow has some loyal fans. During the fourth quarter of the Broncos 23-20 loss to the Oakland Raiders are Monday the Tim Tebow supporters were loud and clear. Chants of Tebow Tebow could clearly be heard and were caught on ESPN television. Tuesday...

3 years 6 days ago

Orton will remain Broncos starter

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The fans may be calling for Tim Tebow. Denver Broncos coach John Fox isn't. Fox said in a conference call Tuesday that he's sticking with Kyle Orton as his starting quarterback despite an awful performance by the offense in the Broncos' 23-20 loss to Oakland on...

3 years 1 week ago

Raiders win again in Denver

DENVER (AP) - Sebastian Janikowski tied an NFL record with a 63-yard field goal and the Oakland Raiders beat the Denver Broncos 23-20 Monday night in a chippy and clumsy game between the AFC West rivals. The Raiders (1-0) won in Denver for the fourth straight season in coach Hue...

3 years 4 weeks ago

Orton named Broncos opening day starter

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Denver Broncos coach John Fox has seen enough to name Kyle Orton his starting quarterback. What he hasn't determined is who's No. 2. Fox said Tim Tebow and Brady Quinn have two more preseason games to win the job as Orton's primary backup. Because the league's...

3 years 1 month ago

Who's number two?

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos have wrapped up training camp and coach John Fox is already in his regular-season mode of keeping fans and opponents guessing. Fox declined to reveal his quarterback rotation for the Broncos' second of four preseason games. The Broncos face the Buffalo Bills Saturday...

3 years 1 month ago

Tebow insists he's a happy camper

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Tim Tebow insists he's a happy camper unfazed by his many critics who are blasting him over his inconsistent performances at the Denver Broncos training camp. The popular but unpolished second-year pro from Florida is still trying to morph from a star college quarterback who relied...

3 years 1 month ago

Orton once again miles ahead of Tebow

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos have a quarterback controversy on their hands even if it's not much of a competition. It features constant critiques and criticisms and more tweets than touchdowns. And it boils down to this: Tim Tebow is much more popular, Kyle Orton is much more...

3 years 1 month ago

Orton is still the 1!

DENVER (AP) - Rumors of Kyle Orton's departure have gotten nearly as much mileage as the Toyota Prius the Broncos quarterback drives. Looks like it's time to hit the brakes. Orton continues to practice exclusively with the first team at Denver's training camp, while backup Tim Tebow, the anticipated challenger...

3 years 1 month ago

Orton remains a Bronco for now

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Kyle Orton's still a member of the Denver Broncos. For how long is anybody's guess. The Broncos are shopping around to see if they can find a trade partner, and the Miami Dolphins might prove the best fit. Orton is due $8.29 million this season and...

3 years 1 month ago

Trade rumors surface over Orton

The Associated Press is reporting that there are rumors floating around Dove Valley this week that Kyle Orton may soon be traded. Orton has been the Broncos' starting quarterback for the past two season and has posted career-best numbers in terms of passing yards and touchdowns. However, the team's...

3 years 8 months ago

Orton demoted to second string

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - It's Tim Tebow time for the remainder of the season whether Kyle Orton likes the situation or not. Orton said he was informed by the Denver Broncos that the rookie will start not only Sunday against Houston, but in the season finale the following week when...

3 years 9 months ago

Tebow gets more time

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Tim Tebow is getting more snaps at practice with starter Kyle Orton nursing bruised ribs and the rookie might even get his first extended action of the season when the Denver Broncos visit Oakland this weekend. Orton sat out practice Wednesday and interim coach Eric Studesville...

3 years 9 months ago

Orton remains Broncos starter

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Denver Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton says he's sore but not injured and insisted, "I don't have a dead arm," when asked about his poor play the last two weeks. Orton has gone from a prolific passer to a pedestrian one in losses at Kansas City and...

3 years 10 months ago

Orton is AFC Offensive Player of the Week

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Denver Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton will be named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for games played during the 10th week (Nov. 11-15) of the 2010 season, the National Football League informed the Broncos on Tuesday. Orton's selection as AFC Offensive Player of the Week, which came...

3 years 10 months ago

Banged up Orton returns from bye week

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Kyle Orton's sore right shoulder is testament to the Denver Broncos' one-dimensional offense. He'd like better balance and more equilibrium over the season's second half. Orton has piled up the passing yards this season, putting him on pace to challenge Dan Marino's NFL record of 5,084...

3 years 11 months ago

What happened to Hillis?

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Josh McDaniels has never been shy about shedding some of the players he inherited from Mike Shanahan's star-studded offense. With Kyle Orton leading the league in passing and a half-dozen of his targets already in double digits in catches, there doesn't seem to be a lot...

3 years 11 months ago

Orton tosses 2 TDs, Broncos beat Titans 26-20

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kyle Orton threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Correll Buckhalter with 1:33 left, and the Denver Broncos rallied and beat the Tennessee Titans 26-20 on Sunday. The Broncos (2-2) clinched the victory when they kicked short on the ensuing kickoff, trying to avoid rookie Marc Mariani...

3 years 11 months ago

Broncos get ready for the Titans

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Kyle Orton is irritated. Brady Quinn is befuddled. Tim Tebow is resolute. Denver's three quarterbacks all had different matters on their minds Wednesday as the Broncos (1-2) began preparations for their trip to Tennessee (2-1) this weekend. Orton, whose 1,078 yards passing through three games are...

3 years 11 months ago

Orton off to best start ever

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Kyle Orton's not the problem. He'll have to be a big part of the solution, though. The Denver Broncos (1-2) have a wheezing ground game, a turnstile offensive line and issues finishing drives, ingredients that will add up to many more losses if they don't fix...

4 years 1 week ago

Broncos lose opener in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - David Garrard threw three touchdown passes, two to tight end Marcedes Lewis, and Jacksonville beat Denver 24-17 on Sunday in a season opener the Jaguars called one of the most important in franchise history. Garrard completed 16 of 21 passes for 170 yards. A big chunk...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Orton is as tough as Tebow

DENVER (AP) - Tim Tebow's ill-fated dart into the end zone earlier this month sparked quite the conversation among his devotees and his haters alike: Can the former Florida star survive in the NFL if he doesn't tone down his bruising running style? Kyle Orton, for one, was squarely in...

4 years 1 month ago

Contract extension gives Orton security

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Kyle Orton's one-year extension provides Denver's starting quarterback with some security and acknowledgment that he's the unquestioned leader. It also gives rookie Tim Tebow some time to develop into a pro-set passer and offers Brady Quinn some time to learn the system. Coach Josh McDaniels said...

4 years 1 month ago

Broncos sign Orton to a 1-year extension

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos have signed quarterback Kyle Orton to a long-term contract extension, throwing a wrench into rookie Tim Tebow's designs on taking away his starting job any time soon. Coach Josh McDaniels said in a statement Thursday night that Orton's "leadership and knowledge of the...

4 years 1 month ago

Quinn hopes to improve off Broncos debut

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Brady Quinn was brought into Denver to push incumbent Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton for the starting job. Instead, he's fighting off rookie Tim Tebow for the backup role. Quinn, who was acquired from Cleveland in the offseason, looked confused at times in coach Josh McDaniels' complicated...

4 years 1 month ago

Kyle Orton impressive in preseason debut

Kyle Orton was impressive in his preseason debut against the Cincinnati Bengals. He threw two touchdown passes in three series Sunday night and reminded Broncos fans that he's the one running the offense if not selling the most jerseys. The Broncos lost 33-24 to the Bengals. Orton has...

4 years 3 months ago

A windy day at Dove Valley

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Those weren't trade winds blowing through Dove Valley Monday. On a day when a 45-foot pine tree next to one of the team's practice fields was blown over by wind gusts that reached 70 mph, coach Josh McDaniels emphatically denied the Denver Broncos were trying to...

4 years 5 months ago

Kyle Orton remains Broncos' starter

Kyle Orton remains the Denver Broncos' starting quarterback, and Brady Quinn is going to have to unseat him if he wants to be the one under center when the season starts in six months. "He is our starter. There is no question," coach Josh McDaniels said of his incumbent...

4 years 11 months ago

Orton named Player of the Week

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Denver Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton will be named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for games played during the fifth week (Oct. 11-12) of the 2009 season, the National Football League informed the Broncos on Tuesday. Orton's selection as his conference's Player of the Week is...

4 years 11 months ago

Orton likes being called a "game manager"

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - His coach, offensive coordinator and even some teammates shy away from the term "game manager" when talking about Denver Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton, figuring it has a negative tenor. Not Orton. He embraces the term and doesn't see it as an insult at all. Orton's style...

5 years 5 days ago

Broncos know their luck covered up many problems

With the euphoria of the "Immaculate Deflection" subsiding, the Denver Broncos returned to work addressing plenty of problems that were exposed in their wild and wacky win at Cincinnati. Coach Josh McDaniels says he's relieved that his players, while not executing as expected, did enough things right Sunday to give...

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