Posted March 14, 2012 on profootball.scout.com
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Report: Veteran QB Orton to visit Cowboys

With Jon Kitna retiring, the Dallas Cowboys have apparently focused their attention on signing veteran quarterback Kyle Orton to backup Tony Romo. With NFL free agency beginning on Tuesday, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News tweeted that Orton would be visiting the Cowboys this week. The Cowboys put in a claim for Orton after the Denver Broncos cut him during the season, however...

Cowboys reportedly sign Orton as backup QB

Kyle Orton represents a new direction for the Cowboys when it comes to their backup quarterbacks. Previous backups like Jon Kitna and Brad Johnson have been near the end of line in their NFL careers. Johnson had actually crossed the line, but the Cowboys didn't know it until his near-disastrous stint filling in for Romo in 2008. Orton hasn't even turned 30 yet. He will...

Orton brings peace of mind to Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys made a splash at the backup quarterback spot on the second day of free agency -- if such a thing is possible. Tony Romo finally has a credible backup who could actually hold the fort if he's injured again. Former Bear, Bronco and Chief quarterback Kyle Orton signed a three-year contract with the Cowboys on Tuesday, according to a league source. The news was...
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Report: Dallas signs Kyle Orton

It looks like there will be a new clipboard holder for the Cowboys as reports indicate that Dallas has signed the quarterback most recently with the Chiefs to a three-year deal.

Kyle Orton and Brandon Carr to Visit Dallas

Former Broncos starting quarterback Kyle Orton is headed to Dallas this evening for negotiations per Adam Schefter.  For a guy who was touted as “too good to bench” Kansas City didn’t seem too keen on keeping the old veteran around to compete with Matt Cassel.  Kidding aside the Cowboys make sense for Kyle.  Tony Romo was prone to injuries last season and having a guy who...

Cowboys Add Orton and Bernadeau for Depth

The Cowboys have added QB Kyle Orton and OG Mackenzy Bernadeau as their latest free agent acquisitions. Orton was an absolute need, and will provide solid backup play for Romo. Bernadeau, in my opinion, was brought in to add depth and create competition. I don’t see see Bernadeau as being the guy we had to have to jump in and start at guard. Injuries were a big hinderance for the...

Kyle Orton signs three-year deal with Cowboys

Kyle Orton is now out of the AFC West, and out of the AFC altogether, reports Adam Schefter. Kyle Orton reached a three-year agreement with the Dallas Cowboys. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2012 The man who began the last three seasons as “Denver Broncos starting QB” lands in Dallas. Best of luck, Kyle.

Carr, Orton and Pool In… Robinson, Newman and Buehler Out…

There’s a lot of stuff going on today, so pay attention… The Dallas Cowboys have signed formerNew York Jets safety Brodney Pool, coach Jason Garrett said during a Thursday morning conference call.  Terms were not disclosed. Pool played for the Jets the last two seasons and was credited with four quarterback hurries, three pass breakups and one interception last season....

Jason Campbell, Kyle Orton are starter quality, but they signed to be backups

Two underrated free agent signings in the past 24 hours were Jason Campbell and Kyle Orton agreeing to become backup quarterbacks. Campbell signed with the Bears for $3.5 million Tuesday to back up Jay Cutler. Orton signed a three-year deal with the Cowboys Wednesday to back up Tony Romo. Campbell went 11-7 over the past two seasons as a starter in Oakland and was 4-2 before getting...

Orton Lands in Dallas

Quarterback Kyle Orton has agreed to a three-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Financial terms are yet to be disclosed. Fantasy Spin: Dallas had a need for a backup quarterback with Jon Kitna now retired and Stephen McGee having limited upside. Orton will provide excellent insurance, but will hold no fantasy value as long as Tony Romo stays healthy.
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