Bears sign McCown, Orton to Kansas City

CHICAGO, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears signed quarterback Josh McCown to a one-year contract Wednesday, while signal-caller Kyle Orton was Kansas City-bound.

Broncos waive QB Kyle Orton

DENVER, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Quarterback Kyle Orton was waived by the Denver Broncos Tuesday after losing his starting job to Tim Tebow, the team announced.
Tebow to start at quarterback for Denver

Tebow to start at quarterback for Denver

DENVER, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Tim Tebow will be the starting quarterback of the Denver Broncos for their next game, Coach John Fox said Tuesday.

NFL: San Diego 29, Denver 24

DENVER, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Philip Rivers threw for 250 yards and a touchdown Sunday, helping the San Diego Chargers outlast the Tim Tebow-led Denver Broncos 29-24.

NFL: Green Bay 49, Denver 23

GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers amassed a career-high 408 passing yards and accounted for six touchdowns Sunday in the undefeated Green Bay Packers' 49-23 victory over Denver.

NFL: Tennessee 17, Denver 14

NASHVILLE, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Will Witherspoon picked off a Kyle Orton pass with 1:39 remaining Sunday, preserving the Tennessee Titans' 17-14 victory over Denver in Nashville.

NFL: Denver 24, Cincinnati 22

DENVER, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Kyle Orton's two passing touchdowns and Denver's stout defense down the stretch Sunday keyed the Broncos' 24-22 victory over Cincinnati.

NFL: Denver 24, Buffalo 10

DENVER, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Kyle Orton completed 10 of his 13 passes and Brady Quinn tossed for 130 yards Saturday in the Denver Broncos' 24-10 pre-season win over Buffalo.

Tebow to get another start for Denver

DENVER, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow will get another start subbing for the injured Kyle Orton, interim Coach Eric Studesville said Monday.

Reports: Tebow may have first NFL start

DENVER, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Rookie Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is likely to make his first NFL start this weekend, multiple media outlets reported Saturday.

NFL: Kansas City 10, Denver 6

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Matt Cassel connected with Leonard Pope for a TD pass and the Kansas City Chiefs allowed just 86 passing yards Sunday in their 10-6 win over Denver.
NFL: St. Louis 36, Denver 33

NFL: St. Louis 36, Denver 33

DENVER, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Sam Bradford connected with Billy Bajema on a pair of touchdown passes for St. Louis Sunday and the Rams outlasted Denver 36-33.
NFL: Denver 49, Kansas City 29

NFL: Denver 49, Kansas City 29

DENVER, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Kyle Orton connected on four touchdown passes -- a career high -- and the Denver Broncos cruised to a one-sided 49-29 win over Kansas City Sunday.

NFL: San Francisco 24, Denver 16

LONDON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Troy Smith ran for a score and tossed for another in the fourth quarter Sunday, carrying the San Francisco 49ers to a 24-16 victory over Denver in London.

NFL: Denver 26, Tennessee 20

NASHVILLE, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Kyle Orton found Correll Buckhalter on a 6-yard TD pass with 1:33 left Sunday, lifting the Denver Broncos to a 26-20 victory over Tennessee.
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Kyle Orton
Chicago Bears quarterback Kyle Orton (18) passes against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 14, 2008. (UPI Photo/Nell Redmond)

Kyle Raymond Orton (born November 14, 1982 in Altoona, Iowa) is an American football quarterback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Purdue.

Kyle Orton attended Southeast Polk High School in Runnells (now Pleasant Hill), Iowa, where he also participated in basketball, tennis, and track and field.

At the end of his high school career, Orton was the No. 2 ranked QB in the nation by SuperPrep and No. 7 by Rivals.com. His career passing statistics were 208 for 450 (46.2%), 3,176 yards with 24 touchdowns, and 18 interceptions. He earned honorable mention all-state and first team all-conference his senior year, after completing 95 of 192 attempts (49.5%), 1,366 yards with 12 touchdowns, and 5 interceptions.

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