Denver Broncos Coach Fox Names Orton Starter… for Now

February 25, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After day one of the NFL Scouting Combine, Denver Broncos head coach John Fox was asked about the quarterback situation that is currently brewing in the Mile High City.  Fox said, "Right now Kyle is our starter,"  echoing statements made by Chief Football Executive John Elway during Super Bowl week.
This has to be something that Kyle Orton likes to hear, as it is no real secret that he didn't want to come back as Tim Tebow's backup.  So it has to be nice to know that he will come back into training camp on the top of the depth chart.
However, Fox also said this.  "I don’t think we’ll really figure it out until we start competing.  It’s a group of three that are very capable...We have a young guy, high draft pick, in Tim Tebow who got his feet wet last year toward the end of the season. And then shoot, Brady Quinn I’m looking forward to seeing.”
Wait a minute, didn't you just say that Orton was the starter?  Well...

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