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GREG ORTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Patriots Waive WR Greg Orton, Sign WRs Cole Stanford & Brian Tyms

  Jeff Howe of The Boston Herald first reported that the Patriots have waived WR Greg Orton. According to Howe, Orton will revert to the injured reserve list if he ends up clearing waivers. Shalize Manza Young of The Boston Globe reports that New England has signed receivers Cole Stanford and Brian Tyms to their roster. Orton, 27, just signed with the team a few days ago,...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Greg Orton Likely Tore Achilles At Patriots Camp, Season Over

FOXBORO, Mass. — The first injury of New England Patriots training camp might wind up being a severe one. Wide receiver Greg Orton likely suffered a torn Achilles tendon when he went down with a non-contact injury on Friday during practice, a source told the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe on Saturday. Orton likely would be placed on injured reserve, ending his season, if he did tear...
Via NESN.com
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Training Camp Attendance: Greg Orton Carted Off With Injury

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots couldn’t go two days before suffering their first on-field injury of training camp. Newly re-signed wide receiver Greg Orton was carted off the field after suffering a non-contact lower body injury. Orton was signed by the Patriots on Wednesday after being released on May 22. Orton’s fellow wide receivers, including Danny Amendola...
Via NESN.com
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots swap out a couple of reserve receivers

BY NICK ST. DENISThe New England Patriots announced Wednesday the re-signing wide receiver Greg Orton, releasing rookie wideout Tyler McDonald in the process.Orton, 28, was originally signed to the Patriots' practice squad at the end of December and released in May. The 6-foot-3, 199-pounder spent part of 2011 and all of 2012 on the Denver practice squad and went to training...
Via AFC East Daily
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Re-Sign WR Greg Orton, Release WR Tyler McDonald

  The Patriots announced that they have re-signed WR Greg Orton and release WR Tyler McDonald on Wednesday. Orton, 27, signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent out of Purdue back in 2009. He has bounced around with a number of teams since then including the Broncos, Omaha Nighthawks, Arizona Rattlers and the Spokane Shock. Orton has yet to appear in an...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Release Tyler McDonald After Five Days With Team, Sign Greg Orton

Wide receiver Tyler McDonald didn’t last long with the New England Patriots. The undrafted rookie wideout was released Wednesday, the team announced. The Patriots re-signed wide receiver Greg Orton to take McDonald’s spot on the 90-man roster. This is Orton’s second stint with the Patriots. He was originally signed to the Patriots’ practice squad on Dec. 31, 2013 before being...
Via NESN.com
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Sign Wide Receiver Greg Orton to Practice Squad

The New England Patriots have signed 27-year-old wide receiver Greg Orton to the practice squad, the team announced on Tuesday. Orton came into the league as an undrafted free agent with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2009, and spent about two years on the Denver Broncos’ practice squad from 2011-12. He took part in the Broncos’ training camp this year but failed to make the team...
Via NESN.com
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos cut wide receiver Greg Orton

Wide receivers Greg Orton and Quincy McDuffie were waived/injured Sunday as the Denver Broncos got a jump start on the first round of cuts by waiving 11 players. Orton spent the past two seasons on Denver's practice squad. The former Purdue player was having a good training camp and had a shot at making the roster when he sprained an ankle during the team's stadium scrimmage...
Via Fox Sports
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Orton is returning to Denver

Receiver Greg Orton spent time with the Broncos earlier in the year. (Photo by Paul Connors/Associated Press) You read it here first, Orton is returning to the Denver Broncos, the club announced on Wednesday.  Orton will be joining the practice squad. No, not that Kyle Orton, the Greg Orton.  Greg joined the NFL as a receiver out of Purdue in 2009.  Singed by the Cincinnati Bengals...
Via BroncoTalk
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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