Originally posted on NBC Washington  |  Last updated 10/10/11
We've been closely following the QB disaster in Denver for a few weeks now, and yesterday things finally turned in Tim Tebow's favor as he took over for Kyle Orton and nearly guided the Broncos to a comeback win over the Chargers. You'd think that would make Tebow the clear starter from here on out, but Broncos coach John Fox is content to make this as drawn out and painful of a process as possible: We haven’t had a chance to watch the tape, we haven’t had a chance to watch the film, we haven’t had a chance to visit as a staff. That's Fox basically saying he won't be bullied into making Tebow the starter, especially given that he wanted nothing to do with Tebow to begin with. This is a continuation of the Broncos mismanaging this process ever since John Elway and Fox took over in the offseason. They could have traded Orton to Miami right before the season began and had some draft picks to play with come spring. Instead, they kept Orton, enraged their fanbase, and have now benched Orton
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