Denver’s Good, Bad, and Rookie: Kyle Orton, Brady Quinn, and Tim Tebow

August 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Kyle Orton did exactly what he was supposed to do. Brady Quinn did just about what we all expected him to. And Tim Tebow did what he had to do, in order to keep the skeptics off his back.
Well, at least for another week.
Tebow looked solid, albeit against scrubs in the second half of Denver's first preseason game on Sunday night. Regardless, Tebow completed 8-of-13 passes for 105 yards, while rushing for 10 yards and a score on two carries.
Tebow didn't struggle with decision making, accuracy, or reading the defense, which are all signs that he's slowly getting this whole "NFL thing." The same can't be said about Brady Quinn, who looked just about as prepared and consistent as he ever did in Cleveland.
I'm taking away from these performances about as much as I can. First, I don't think there is any question that Kyle Orton is the starting quarterback in Denver, and there's nothing to suggest that will change without horrible play by him or a drastic ...

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