When the Denver Broncos released quarterback Kyle Orton on Tuesday, the move sent shock waves throughout the league and Twitter universe. Never a standout player, through the years, Orton has shown the ability to be an effective spot-starter and backup.
With this move, John Elway and John Fox made it clear to the rest of the league that they will sticking by Tim Tebow for at least the remainder of the 2011 season. Waiving him now, Denver gives Orton the opportunity to help another team this year.
So how is the market at the moment for a player such as Orton? It is 10 games into the season, and you would assume any team gearing up for a playoff run is set at the quarterback position.
Well, with the injury bug claiming more and more starting signal-callers each week, the market is ripe.
In the following slideshow, I explore four potential destinations for the journeyman quarterback that has 60 starts and a Super Bowl appearance under his belt.