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I guess the Denver Broncos have decided to go all in with Tim Tebow as their quarterback. Because they just waived former starting signal caller Kyle Orton. This news is pretty fresh, as so far only ESPN is reporting it.
I guess the Chicago Bears can get their former QB1 back if they want added insurance as Jay Cutler heals from a broken thumb.
Houston, Kansas City, Tennesse, they could all use a QB too.
It’ll cost about $2.5 million to claim the former Purdue Boilermakers star.
Orton has really redefined himself during his career. As evidence by the picture above, when he first entered the league, “Captain Neckbeard” really had a party boy reputation. He has since matured, worked hard and developed into a true NFL starting signal caller, and would greatly help a team in need.
As for Denver, they’ve said “Tebow is our guy” with this move. Former Notre Dame star Brady Quinn will back him up.
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