From the Horse’s Mouth: Josh McDaniels Names Kyle Orton Broncos’ Starting QB

March 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Denver Broncos coach Josh McDaniels made it known this week who his starting quarterback will be in 2010.
When asked if Kyle Orton will remain the starter, McDaniels said, “Yep. No question,” the Denver Post reported from the NFL meetings in Orlando.
“He’s earned it," McDaniels continued. "He’s a guy who made the most of an opportunity he was given last year. He still hasn’t been in our system for a calendar year. Year Two, I anticipate he will know more, he’ll be more comfortable in a system.
“Kyle started all but one game for us last year and he’s got the respect of his teammates and coaches, and we look forward to him improving.”
So, McDaniels says Orton has earned the starting job, which he has with a better than average season last year, but he’s also got to keep it. Orton is expected to improve, but if he doesn’t, will Brady Quinn get a chance?
While McDaniels’ system, a spread ...

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