Originally written on BroncoTalk  |  Last updated 10/29/14
(Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) The decision has been made: Brady Quinn will start at quarterback for the Kansas City when the Chiefs host the Broncos this weekend. “I like his leadership qualities,” Chiefs Head Coach Romeo Crennel told DenverBroncos.com. “He has experience with a couple different teams and he’s seen a couple different things. I think that will bode well for him.” Quinn has a unique history with the Broncos.  His first career start came against the Broncos in 2008, when Jay Cutler led the Broncos to a 34-30 win over the Browns in Cleveland. A year later, Quinn faced the Broncos again, losing 27-6 in Denver.  During the loss, Quinn was sacked four times by Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil. The next offseason, Quinn was traded to the Broncos to compete with Kyle Orton to win the Broncos’ starting gig.  Quinn ultimately lost the job to Orton and eventually backed up Tim Tebow through the 2011 season.  Through two seasons in Denver, Quinn never played a down. “I haven’t had as many opportunities in six seasons as some guys get in one season.  Any opportunity for me to play is good.  I’m always learning, always trying to get better,” said Quinn. One year removed from leaving Denver, Quinn is preparing for his third career start against the Broncos.  Denver’s defense, led by pass rushers Von Miller and Dumervil, will be looking to make Quinn 0-3 against his former teammates.
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: DeAngelo Hall re-tears ACL after surgery

Wild's Vanek linked to alleged money laundering scheme

Jets fans start 'Fire John Idzik' website

Report: McDonald unlikely to be charged with domestic violence

Texas A&M Aggies bench Kenny Hill for freshman Kyle Allen

Josh Smith's reaction to Faried's criticism: 'He's a clown'

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Magic, Mia Hamm among owners of new MLS franchise

Michael Vick broke teammate’s finger with bullet pass

Wes Welker: 'I feel like the weak link' in Broncos' loaded offense

Greg Hardy will not play this season after trial postponement

Chip Kelly on not weighing in on injuries: ‘I’m not Dr. Miyagi’

Saints vs Panthers: preview and prediction

WATCH: Flyers equip. manager pulls prank with fake snake

Simi Valley team recreates Sandlot photo for Halloween

Ranking the Top 10 quarterbacks in the NFL

WATCH: Vanilla Ice rocked the halftime show at T'Wolves game

WATCH: Russell Westbrook gets into it with heckling fan

PHOTO: The best sports-themed Halloween costume this year

WATCH: Jameis Winston forces fumble after throwing INT

Bruce Pearl dressed up as fellow Auburn coach Gus Mazhahn

WATCH: Jimmy Graham head-butts bench

Seahawks host football team from H.S. shocked by shooting

WATCH: Cavs intro in LeBron James’ first game back was wild

Did latest World Series win establish Giants as a dynasty?

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Baseball team recreates Sandlot pic

Top 10 QBs in the NFL

McDonald unlikely to face D.V. charge

Welker feels like 'weak link' in offense

Cavs intro for LeBron was wild

Greg Hardy won't play this season

Michael Jordan rips Obama's golf game

Torii Hunter in radio ad opposing gay marriage

Curt Schilling praises Bumgarner

GALLERY: Best of sports pumpkins

Top storyline for each Week 9 game

Williams' response to criticism

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.