The Bears Beat (11.22.11): Broncos cut Orton; Orton to return to Bears?

November 22nd, 2011 - 5:50 pm
Could Kyle Orton be returning to the Bears after being released by Denver? Reports say Bears are interested, but Orton may not make it to them in the waiver process.

Could Kyle Orton be returning to the Bears after being released by Denver? Reports say Bears are interested, but Orton may not make it to them in the waiver process.

The Denver Broncos cut quarterback Kyle Orton on Tuesday leaving speculation that he could return to the Bears to fill in for injured Jay Cutler if he can clear waivers. Cutler will undergo surgery on Wednesday and the Bears signed long snapper Jake Laptad to replace the injured Patrick Mannelly.

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