Tim Tebow vs. Kyle Orton Video: Is Ortoning Surpassing Tebowing as a New Fad?

Marco CummingsContributor IIJanuary 3, 2012

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 01:  Quarterback Kyle Orton #8 of the Kansas City Chiefs warms up prior to facing the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 1, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Chiefs defeated the Broncos 7-3 as the Broncos advanced to the AFC playoffs.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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But to the contrary, Orton was both visibly ecstatic when he ended the Green Bay Packers consecutive win streak a few weeks ago, and that emotion showed through yet again on Sunday when he often flashed a sly grin at the rabid Denver Broncos and Tim Tebow fans.

Tim Tebow’s prayerful pose in games this season has prompted both an Internet and real-life fad of Tebowing, which, if you have lived in a cellar for the past year, is mimicking the Broncos quarterback’s prayerful pose in a variety of unique situations and locales.

Orton gave the Broncos and Tebow their just desserts. But is he now catching up to Tebow as an Internet meme? The video above seems to suggest so.

The intro of the video goes as far as to define exactly what “Ortoning” is, stating that it is a verb meaning “to sit and mope while others do better than you.”

According to the song: “Ortoning is looking really sad, Ortoning is realizing that you are bad.”

But after Sunday’s loss to the Chiefs, it’s now Tim Tebow and the Broncos who are doing both of those, not Kyle Orton.

Despite the loss to their former starting quarterback, Tim Tebow and the Broncos backed into the playoffs with a Chargers win over the Oakland Raiders.

But a loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers this week would certainly leave the Broncos and their fans with a whole lot more to mope around about, bringing “Ortoning” back to the Mile High City.