The Denver Broncos Begin the Kyle Orton Era: A Message to All the Haters


Published: April 2, 2009


... by the reaction of the Broncos fans.

Let's get one thing straight; Jay Cutler never should have been on the trading block, but he also should have never let it get this far.  

It's absolutely ridiculous to put every ounce of blame on Josh McDaniels and Pat Bowlen for this situation. Cutler had many opportunities to reconcile, but decided to ignore his superiors and force Denver to trade him.

Also, to all those who think Denver is considering drafting a quarterback in round one this year—much less trading both of their picks to move up for one—I have to respectfully disagree.

If the Broncos intended on using a first-round pick on a quarterback, would they not have forced Chicago to include an extra draft pick in the trade as opposed to Kyle Orton? 

Orton has one year left on his deal, and if it doesn't work out with him and the Broncos in 2009, Denver can use one of its two first-round picks in 2010 on a quarterback in a mu...

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