Cutler Fiasco Makes Denver Broncos NFL’s New Oakland Raiders:


Published: April 3, 2009


... meet the new Oakland Raiders of the NFL: the Denver Broncos.

The lasting effects of yesterday's decision to move QB Jay Cutler to the Chicago Bears in exchange for journeyman QB Kyle Orton, a first round pick in 2009 and 2010 plus a third rounder in 2009 will be felt for years to come.

Ever since John Elway retired, the Broncos lone missing piece on multiple occasions was at the QB position.

They tried Brian Griese, and that experiment lasted only a few years; they brought in Jake "the snake" Plummer, and while he was able to lead them to the No. 2 seed in 2005 and a trip to the AFC Conference Championship, his horrendous play vs. the Steelers was a reason that they were unable to advance back to the Super Bowl.

So they went out on draft day 2006 and landed Jay Cutler, their QB of the future. And just three years in, it's evident that he was the becoming the player they had envisioned him to be when they agg...

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