So it begins...
John Fox and his coaching staff met last night to discuss who would be the Broncos starting quarterback after the bye week in Miami. Early Tuesday morning, Fox made it official that Tim Tebow is going to be the Broncos starter—and it couldn’t be more fitting.
At the beginning of the season, the Miami Dolphins had scheduled to honor the 2008 Florida Gators when the Broncos come to town on October 23, which just so happens to be Tim Tebow's first start of the year. This is the same Florida team that Tebow led to a national championship. The Broncos couldn’t have hand-picked a better away game to have Tebow make his 2011 season debut at starting quarterback.
But enough is being debated and over-analyzed about Tebow and if he can be the long-term franchise quarterback that the Denver Broncos have been looking for since John Elway rode off into the sunset. What are the Broncos to do with Kyle Orton now? It is time for them to cut ties and try and move him for what they can get.
Here are 5 potential teams that would at least answer the phone if Broncos GM, Brian Xanders, called to inquire about a trade for Orton: