Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 8/15/12
Yes, J.R. Ewing brought his drama back to Dallas this season on TNT. Still, I don't think it will match the drama coming out of Cowboys Stadium this year. Why? Kyle Orton specializes in drama and he is the new backup quarterback to Tony Romo. You may remember Orton got caught up in the "Guiding Tebow Light" drama last season with the Denver Broncos. After a mediocre 1-4 start, Orton was benched for the faith and football phenomenon that is Tim Tebow. Orton really only had one good game last season, a 24-22 squeaker of a win over eventual playoff team Cincinnati. Against the Bengals in Week 2 he went 15-for-25 for 195 yards and two touchdowns. True, he did beat Tebow in the last game of the season. As the Tebow drama unfolded and the Broncos started winning, the benched Orton became regular fodder for mocking on Facebook and Twitter. One popular YouTube video featured an Orton look-alike having an emotional breakdown about the Tebow takeover. When he couldn't stand the melodram...
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