Originally posted on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 10/10/11
On Sunday, the quarterback controversy that had been simmering under the surface in Denver exploded. Kyle Orton was benched in favor of Tim Tebow, who nearly engineered a comeback win over San Diego. His incomplete passes on a point after attempt and a Hail Mary in the last play of the game ensured the Chargers' win, but Tebow's play was good enough to give Broncos coach John Fox some tough decisions to make. The Broncos have a bye this week, then will travel to Miami in Week 7 for their next contest. The QB controversy is completely centered around Orton and Tebow. The Broncos depth chart says that their number two QB is Tebow or Brady Quinn, but Broncos fans weren't chanting "We want Quinn." Since Quinn is being forced to take a backseat to the Tebow/Orton mess, he is at least using his time to be a good boyfriend. Quinn's girlfriend, elite gymnast Alicia Sacramone, ruptured her Achilles tendon while in Tokyo preparing for the world championships. She is having surgery today, and ...
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