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Kyle Orton

Kyle Orton - #18 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 11/14/1982
Birthplace Altoona, IA
College Purdue
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 4th round, 5th pick by Bears

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
137.1 89 1

Cowboys cut LB Connor, restructure three contracts

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
The Cowboys released LB Dan Connor and restructured three contracts on Monday to get under the salary cap.

Dallas Cowboys: 2013 team needs

Posted March 07, 2013 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Dallas Cowboys, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Cowboys tag Spencer, release Sensabaugh

Posted March 04, 2013 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
The Cowboys placed the franchise tag on OLB Anthony Spencer and released S Gerald Sensabaugh on Monday.

Cowboys restructure several contracts

Posted Feb. 28, 2013 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Cowboys restructured the contracts of OLB DeMarcus Ware, WR Miles Austin, TE Jason Witten, CB Brandon Carr and OL Ryan Cook, the team’s website confirmed.

Cowboys re-sign LS LaDouceur

Posted Feb. 28, 2013 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
The Cowboys re-signed LS L.P. LaDouceur to a five-year deal on Thursday.

Cowboys hire Dooley as WR coach

Posted Feb. 04, 2013 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
The Cowboys named former University of Tennessee head coach Derek Dooley their new wide receivers coach.

Cowboys name Bisaccia special-teams coordinator

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
The Cowboys officially named Rich Bisaccia their new special-teams coordinator on Wednesday.

Police: Cowboys DT Ratliff's BAC twice legal limit

Posted Jan. 28, 2013 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
Police say Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Jay Ratliff had a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit the night he was arrested after a car accident.

Cowboys' Jones undermining Garrett with coaching hires

Posted Jan. 24, 2013 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is sending a clear message: He doesn't want Jason Garrett, but he doesn't want to fire him, either.

Cowboys NT Ratliff arrested for DWI

Posted Jan. 22, 2013 @ 10:44 p.m. ET
Cowboys NT Jay Ratliff was arrested and charged with DWI early Tuesday after his vehicle hit an 18-wheeler, according to multiple reports.

Garrett no longer Cowboys' play-caller

Posted Jan. 22, 2013 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told reporters Tuesday that Jason Garrett will no longer be the team’s offensive play-caller.

Bryant named PFW/PFWA Most Improved Player

Posted Jan. 19, 2013 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant matured on the field in 2012, resulting in his selection as the PFW/PFWA Most Improved Player.

Kiffin bringing the 4-3 'under' to Dallas

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
There will be some personnel and assignment changes on defense with the switch from Rob Ryan to Monte Kiffin as coordinator.

Report: Cowboys reach agreement with Kiffin

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have reached an agreement to hire veteran coach Monte Kiffin as their defensive coordinator, according to ESPN’s Ed Werder. 

Cowboys fire defensive coordinator Ryan

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
The Cowboys fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan on Tuesday evening after two seasons with Dallas.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 14, 2012
A person with knowledge of the decisions says the Dallas Cowboys have agreed to deals with quarterback Kyle Orton and cornerback Brandon Carr. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the team had not yet announced Wednesday's deals.||||||| Orton, who finished last season in Kansas City after being released by Denver, has agreed to a three-year deal to be Tony Romo's backup. Jon Kitna, Romo's primary backup the last two years, retired after last season.
Posted Jan. 02, 2012
Orton got his revenge in leading the Kansas City Chiefs over the Broncos 7-3 on Sunday. He was 15 of 29 for 180 yards and no turnovers.||||||| Orton had laid low all week but he finally `fessed up after the game that this game had special meaning to him even though it was for pride and payback and not the playoffs. "I can't hide that," he said. "But I congratulate those guys. They're in. I congratulate them and I look forward to next year." Orton could earn the permanent job for KC in 2012.
Posted Dec. 30, 2011
An attorney says a class-action lawsuit naming Orton as a plaintiff was also filed on behalf of around 20 NFL players.||||||| The lawsuit filed this week in Cook County Circuit Court claims bad financial advice from the law firm Chuhak & Tecson cost Orton and the other players millions of dollars related to energy investments.
Posted Dec. 25, 2011
Orton threw for 300 yards in Saturday's 16-13 OT loss to Oakland.||||||| Orton was 21 for 36 with one TD and two INTs. His season finale is in Denver, where the Broncos unceremoniously dumped him in favor of the sensational Tim Tebow in what shapes up to be a fascinating gridiron encounter.
Posted Dec. 04, 2011
Struggling quarterback Tyler Palko is starting for the Kansas City Chiefs against the Chicago Bears on Sunday instead of newcomer Kyle Orton.||||||| The Chiefs were forced to turn to Palko after Matt Cassel suffered a season-ending injury to his throwing hand, and the results so far haven't been good. Palko threw three interceptions in each of his first two starts and committed seven turnovers in all during that stretch. Kansas City claimed Orton, the former Bear, on Nov. 23 after Denver waived him. Chicago and Dallas also put in claims, but the Chiefs got him because they have a worse record.

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