Originally Posted by Cassel's Reckoning
That's different, Kyle Orton was a 4th round pick. He wasn't supposed to play that year.
And Brady Quinn was a QB who was splitting first half reps with Derek Anderson. He didn't know he was supposed to play that year either, and for half of the season, Mangini took it away from him.
In either event, Orton went from being a guy struggling to hit 200 yards for several seasons with the Bears to a yardage machine in Denver. He was a totally different QB. Quinn's situation in KC is 1,000 times better than it was in KC.