Found November 23, 2011 on NBC Dallas- Fort Worth:
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When the Broncos cut Kyle Orton on Tuesday afternoon, it immediately started a buzz of anticipation that he would wind up back in Chicago as an injury replacement for Jay Cutler, the man the Bears traded Orton for a few seasons back. Such a move makes plenty of sense. Caleb Hanie has zero NFL starting experience and the Bears, at 7-3, need a surer hand on the rudder to finish their voyage to the playoffs. Orton wouldn't be totally up to speed on the offense, but he's been around the block enough to run a stripped down version well enough to let the Bears defense and run game do the heavy lifting. The only problem with that scenario is that there are 29 teams ahead of the Bears in the waiver order for a shot at Orton's services. Some of those teams need a quarterback -- the Colts, Redskins and Chiefs -- but it's hard to imagine spending the $2.5 million Orton is owed makes sense for teams with no real shot of making it to the postseason. Then there are the teams co...
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