Denver Broncos: How I Would Handle the Quarterback Situation

April 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

About a year ago, the Denver Broncos' quarterback situation was very clear. Newly acquired Kyle Orton was to be the guy to replace Jay Cutler as the starting quarterback. Although Head Coach Josh McDaniels technically said it would be a competition between Orton and Chris Simms, everybody knew it would be Orton.
The competition was more of a courtesy to Simms more than anything. That is not to say that McDaniels was totally committed to Orton. There were many rumors that Denver would draft a quarterback and that McDaniels tried to trade for Brady Quinn on draft day.
However, once the draft was over the direction was very clear. A year later it seems a lot less clear. This offseason, McDaniels did trade for Quinn. The reason Quinn was acquired is more arguable. Some say he was just simply brought in to add depth to the position and be the quality back-up.
Then there are those who say that Quinn was brought in to be the guy and will, at some point, replace Orton as the sta...

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