Tag Archives: Kyle Orton

Cutler can’t create masterpiece without paint and brushes

October 26th, 2010 - 10:12 am

Imagine a baseball player stepping to the plate without a bat, or at least one that is too short, too heavy and possibly cracked. Picture a jockey mounting a mule and lining up next to thoroughbreds at the Kentucky Derby. …

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Cutler-Orton comparisons silly and pointless

October 21st, 2009 - 8:30 am

Kyle Orton has his team on a six-game winning streak with the help of a strong defense that has allowed a league-low 66 points this year — 11 points per game.  At this rate, the Broncos’ defense will finish with …

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Bears-Broncos postgame thoughts

August 30th, 2009 - 9:40 pm

In the third preseason game of the season, on the road in a hostile environment, the Bears played about as well as you could expect them to play.  Sure, there’s always room for improvement, but the important thing is that …

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Five things to watch in Bears-Broncos preseason game

August 30th, 2009 - 10:04 am

It’s been talked about since “the trade” went down and the schedule was released in April. It’s been hyped since training camp opened and has been built up over the past week. And now, the most anticipated Bears preseason game …

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Shaky first outing for Orton

August 15th, 2009 - 8:50 am

Kyle Orton’s debut with the Denver Broncos did not go as well as he had hoped. He completed 9 of 16 passes for 89 yards, but his first three drives all ended with interceptions. Said Orton: “I’m not worried about …

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Orton named starter in Denver

June 13th, 2009 - 5:34 pm

The NFL Network reported Saturday that Denver Broncos coach Josh McDaniels has named former Bear Kyle Orton the starting quarterback heading into the team’s training camp next month.  Orton had been competing with Chris Simms after arriving in Denver following …

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Kyle Orton speaking about his new Broncos team

April 6th, 2009 - 9:54 pm

“We’ve got so much talent and the offensive line can really give a lot of time to throw the football. This is the best offense I’ve been around and I’m just excited to get to work and see what we …

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Cutler option not feasible, but veteran backup needed

March 3rd, 2009 - 3:18 pm

As of the time of this post, the lead story on the sports page of ChicagoTribune.com was a column written by David Haugh preaching that the Bears need to pursue Broncos quarterback Jay Cutler. Ironically, the story immediately below that …

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Too much risk involved in pursuing Cassel

January 28th, 2009 - 7:27 pm

As the Bears prepare to enter the 2009 off-season with the quarterback position still unsettled, armchair GMs across Chicagoland are offering solutions to fix the decades-long problem. One of the most common names brought up by fans is Matt Cassel, …

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Proof is in the Pudding: Bears need a QB

January 18th, 2009 - 7:17 pm

Twice since the end of the regular season, I’ve heard Bears general manager Jerry Angelo address the quarterback as a position the team “needs to stabilize,” and each time that comment was met by criticism from cynics who wondered about …

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