Originally posted by jdt84_2:
why is chris simms playing in place of kyle orton?
LANDOVER, Md. -- Denver Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton was on the sideline to begin the second half against the Washington Redskins, with backup Chris Simms playing in his place.
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Orton's left ankle was heavily taped. He came up hobbling after being tackled on a third-down scramble right before halftime. The Broncos said his return is doubtful.
Simms had not appeared in a game this season before Sunday.
Orton was 11 for 18 for 193 yards and two touchdown passes in the first half against Washington
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[ Edited by jdt84_2 on Nov 15, 2009 at 12:48:24 ]