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Why Kyle Orton Can Succeed in Denver

Published by on May 8, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Since Kyle Orton is forever going to be compared to the quarterback he is taking over for in Denver, Jay Cutler, I thought it would be appropriate to compare their numbers from last season and try to decide how Orton would fair going into his first year with the Broncos.

Last year for the Bears (9-7), Orton played in 15 games compiling 18 Touchdowns, 12 picks, threw for almost 3,000 yards, a QB rating of 79.6, and completed 59 percent of his throws. Okay, admittedly those numbers are not outstanding but they are by no means horrible. 

When you look at these numbers, you need to keep a couple things in mind. 

First off his leading receiver in catches, was a rookie running back. ...

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