Found November 24, 2011 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Kansas City Chiefs have officially named quarterback Tyler Palko the starter for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.The 28-year-old will be making his second start of the season. He went 24-for-37 for 230 yards but was intercepted three times in last week's loss to the New England Patriots.It was thought Kyle Orton, who was claimed on waivers from the Denver Broncos on Wednesday, may be ready to start. But he has yet to join the club and will be available solely on an emergency basis Sunday.The quarterback shuffle was necessitated by the absence of Matt Cassel, who underwent season-ending hand surgery earlier this month.

Fallout of Kyle Orton to the Chiefs

Losing your starting quarterback is never an easy thing to handle. Peyton Manning and the Colts would argue it comes second only to the apocalypse on their list of worst case scenarios. When you’ve got a team accustomed to losing like the Kansas City Chiefs, the coach’s objective is to keep his team playing as hard as they can. Keep the team believing in themselves. But it...

QB Palko expected to start again for Chiefs

Tyler Palko is expected to make his second straight start for the Kansas City Chiefs in Sunday night's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Kansas City Star reported that Kyle Orton, who was claimed on waivers by the Chiefs on Wednesday, will probably start in Week 13. Palko had a solid first half in Monday's loss at New England, but wound up throwing three interceptions...

Tyler Palko Will Start vs. Steelers

Chiefs Quarterback and Pittsburgh native Tyler Palko will get his second straight start on Sunday.  That was up in the air after the signing of Kyle Orton this week but Orton has not had enough time to get into the playbook.  Orton will be waiting in the wings though if Palko has a bad day.  This is better news for the Steelers.  Palko struggled after the Patriots figured him...

Chiefs' Palko grew up in Steelers country

Kansas City Chiefs quarter Tyler Palko talks about the past history he had with the Pittsburgh Steelers and living in western Pennsylvania. 11/23/11 (Video by John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star)

Flanny's and Steve's picks and points: Week 12

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Steelers Better Know an Opponent: Kansas City Chiefs

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Haley 'takes positives' from Palko's performance

Chiefs coach Todd Haley said that there were many things to be encouraged about in quarterback Tyler Palko's first start on Monday night.

Despite Orton deal, Palko likely to start at QB for Chiefs vs. Steelers

The addition of Kyle Orton would seem to indicate the Chiefs are uncomfortable with Tyler Palko as their starting quarterback for the season's final six games. Still, early indications were that Palko would be the starter in Sunday night's game against Pittsburgh at Arrowhead Stadium.

Chiefs claim Orton off waivers

The Tyler Palko era, which got its start only last week, is nearing its end. The Chiefs brought in some competition for Palko on Wednesday when they claimed Kyle Orton, a veteran quarterback with extensive starting experience, off waivers from Denver. Orton, 29, began the season as Denver's starter but was benched last month in favor of Tim Tebow.

Tyler Palko will start over Kyle Orton Sunday

Kyle Orton spoke with Chiefs coach Todd Haley on Wednesday night, and told Haley he was excited to join the Chiefs. The logistics of joining his new team will prevent Orton from starting at quarterback right away, though. Orton was not in Kansas City for Thursday’s practice. He’s expected to be there Friday, but Haley…

Haley says Palko, not Orton, will start at QB for Chiefs Sunday

Kansas City Chiefs coach Todd Haley said Tyler Palko would start Sunday night’s game against Pittsburgh at Arrowhead Stadium but said newly acquired quarterback Kyle Orton could be available as a backup.
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