Originally Posted by Swanman
That was quite obvious when Palko wasn't even on the active roster after Romeo took over. There is absolutely zero reason why Orton shouldn't have started the Bears game but yet Haley still trotted that bum out there. I don't care if Orton had to draw plays in the dirt in each huddle, he would have been an upgrade over Palko.
Orton was a waiver acquisition. It stands to reason, the guy who's been on your team all season, probably knows the playbook better and he did put Orton in the game-Orton got injured on the first play he was in.