The Bright Spot: Denver Broncos Lose, but Kyle Orton Is Better than Jay Cutler

September 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For devoted Denver Broncos' fans feeling disappointed with the result from Sunday's game, there is definitely a bright spot. The days of worrying about the Denver Broncos, quarterback security are pretty much over.
While Tim Tebow stood out during the preseason as the definite No. 2 on the roster, surprising even his biggest critics, it was Kyle Orton's scorching Sunday performance that was hotter than the record temperatures in Jacksonville. Kyle made great use of former Chicago Bear Brandon Lloyd, as well as Eddie Royal and Jabar Gaffney.
While his official stats were 295 yards passing, one touchdown, and an 89.8 passer rating, anyone who watched the game knew the second half rain delay/weather change impacted his second half performance. Based on the first half alone, he was on track for a 400-yard game.
The Denver Broncos are maintaining their identity as a pass-first team, and while some key mistakes kept points off of the board, the offense was noticeably better th...

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