NFL: Philadelphia 24, Dallas 22

ARLINGTON, Texas, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Nick Foles hurled two touchdown passes and LeSean McCoy ran for 131 yards Sunday, lifting Philadelphia to an NFC East title with a 24-22 defeat of Dallas.
Romo has back surgery

Romo has back surgery

ARLINGTON, Texas, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Dallas quarterback Tony Romo underwent back surgery and has been placed on injured reserve, ending his 2013 NFL season, Cowboys Coach Jason Garrett said.
Romo misses practice, still not ruled out

Romo misses practice, still not ruled out

IRVING, Texas, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Dallas quarterback Tony Romo missed another day of practice Thursday, although he has not been ruled out for Sunday's showdown with Philadelphia.

Former player comes out of retirement as backup QB for Cowboys

DALLAS, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- The Dallas Cowboys have signed 41-year-old retired player Jon Kitna as a third-string quarterback after Tony Romo hurt his back Sunday, team officials say.

Cowboys QB Tony Romo undergoes injection for ailing back

DALLAS, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has undergone an epidural injection to treat a herniated disc in his back, NFL.com reported Tuesday.
Tony Romo out day-to-day with back injury

Tony Romo out day-to-day with back injury

ARLINGTON, Texas, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Dallas Cowboys Coach Jason Garrett said Monday no decision has been made on the availability of quarterback Tony Romo for Sunday's must-win game.

NFL: Dallas 20, St. Louis 19

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Tony Romo completed two touchdown passes to Dwayne Harris Saturday in the Dallas Cowboys' 20-19 win over St. Louis.

NFL: Dallas 3, Oakland 0

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Tony Romo went 3-for-6 and Kyle Orton threw for 87 yards Monday in the Dallas Cowboys' 3-0 pre-season victory over Oakland.

Cowboys sign Brandon Carr

IRVING, Texas, March 14 (UPI) -- The Dallas Cowboys signed free-agent cornerback Brandon Carr to a five-year contract worth a reported $50.1 million.

Bears acquire receiver Marshall from Miami

CHICAGO, March 13 (UPI) -- Wide receiver Brandon Marshall has been dealt from the Miami Dolphins to the Chicago Bears, multiple reports indicated Tuesday.
Brady Quinn apologizes for Tebow remarks

Brady Quinn apologizes for Tebow remarks

DENVER, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Denver backup signal-caller Brady Quinn says he doesn't think the Broncos' success with Tim Tebow at quarterback was a matter of luck.

NFL: Kansas City 7, Denver 3

DENVER, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Dexter McCluster's scoring run was pivotal in Kansas City's 7-3 win over Denver Sunday, but the Broncos still backed into a division title and the post-season.
QB Orton sues firm over investment loss

QB Orton sues firm over investment loss

CHICAGO, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Kyle Orton has sued a Chicago law firm, saying he lost millions on an oil and gas energy investment.

NFL: Oakland 16, Kansas City 13 (OT)

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Sebastian Janikowski's third field goal -- a 36-yard boot in overtime -- propelled the Oakland Raiders to a key 16-13 win over Kansas City Saturday.

NFL: Kansas City 19, Green Bay 14

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Kyle Orton amassed 299 passing yards and Kansas City used a tough defense Sunday to derail the Green Bay Packers' perfect season with a 19-14 victory.
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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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