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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:20:31 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Kyle Orton signed a two-year contract with the team that could pay him more than $5 million in Year 1.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:25:38 -0700
The Buffalo Bills and free-agent QB Kyle Orton (Cowboys) agreed to terms on a one-year contract Friday, Aug. 29. Financial terms were undisclosed. Orton will serve as the primary backup to starting QB EJ Manuel.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:00:35 -0700
The Buffalo Bills are watching the quarterback market, and could be interested in bringing in free-agent QB Kyle Orton (Cowboys).
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 23:33:18 -0700
Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery would accept QB Kyle Orton on his roster if Orton wanted to play again in 2014.
Fantasy Tip: Orton wouldn't challenge Jay Cutler for the starting job, but considering Jimmy Clausen and Jordan Palmer are the backups this would be a step up. Monitor the situation, as it is worth stashing Orton on your bench as a "handcuff" pick if he signs. Cutler occasionally gets hurt.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:31:05 -0700
Free-agent QB Kyle Orton (Cowboys) does not want to retire and wants to play in 2014, according to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:48:00 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys' release of free-agent QB Kyle Orton (Cowboys) will add $1.12 million in dead money to the team's 2014 salary cap and $2.25 million to their 2015 salary cap, according to a source.
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:21:56 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys are releasing QB Kyle Orton, according to a source.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:59:29 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Brandon Weeden is working on learning the team's offense and getting better, and is not concerned with the situation surrounding QB Kyle Orton. "I'm going to go about my business the same way regardless. I haven't met Kyle, so I can't really speak on it, but whatever he decides to do – it's kind of out of my control," Weeden said. "So what I'm worried about is, if I'm running with the twos out there, do my job to make the twos better. I want to make the team better any way I can, so it doesn't change my mindset or the way I feel about it."
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 12:49:08 -0700
If Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton decides to return for the 2014 season, the team is expected to have three quarterbacks on their 53-man roster for the first time in several years.
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:25:31 -0700
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said he expects QB Kyle Orton to report to training camp on time.
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:10:52 -0700
The agent for Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton visited the team this week, but there appears to be no resolution on if Orton will report to training camp.
Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:53:52 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton is not at the team's minicamp Tuesday, June 17, according to a source. Orton is strongly considering retirement.
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:16:03 -0700
Updating a previous item, the Dallas Cowboys have been optimistic that QB Kyle Orton would show up for mandatory minicamp this week, but after he didn't show Monday, June 16, the team is unsure if he'll be around Tuesday, June 17.
Fantasy Tip: Orton isn't a huge blow to the Cowboys if he doesn't wind up showing up this week, since they have Brandon Weeden as a capable backup. Orton, obviously, shouldn't be drafted.
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:27:43 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton did not show up for his physical Monday, June 16, according to multiple sources. Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett anticipated Orton to attend this week's three-day minicamp. Orton is subject to a $10,930 fine for missing the physical. If he does not show up for the first day of minicamp Tuesday, June 17, he would face a fine of $11,575. If he misses all three days of the minicamp, the maximum fine is $69,455.
Sun, 15 Jun 2014 09:26:46 -0700
The NFL's scheduled unrestricted free-agent quarterback class for 2015 features 14 players who will be at least 30 years of age, including Indianapolis Colts QB Matt Hasselbeck (39), St. Louis Rams QB Shaun Hill (35), Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer (35), New York Jets QB Michael Vick (34), Cincinnati Bengals QB Jason Campbell (33), New Orleans Saints QB Luke McCown (33), Seattle Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson (32), Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith (31), Oakland Raiders QB Trent Edwards (31), Chicago Bears QB Jordan Palmer (31), Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky (31), Cleveland Browns QB Tyler Thigpen (31) and Miami Dolphins QB Matt Moore (30). Estranged Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton (32) is also scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent, although he is reportedly leaning toward retirement.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:21:37 -0700
Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett told media he expects to speak with QB Kyle Orton soon. Orton has skipped the team's voluntary offseason program and would have to repay the club $3 million of his $5 million signing bonus if he retires.
Tue, 27 May 2014 09:42:08 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Tuesday, May 27.
Thu, 22 May 2014 17:35:09 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton has informed the team he wants to retire, but the Cowboys are trying to talk him out of the decision.
Tue, 20 May 2014 09:20:49 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton has not been in communication with QB coach Wade Wilson since the end of last season.
Sat, 17 May 2014 23:41:56 -0700
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett expects QB Kyle Orton to be back with the team this season, based on conversations he has had with Orton.
Mon, 12 May 2014 12:25:20 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton still has not reported for offseason workouts and is not expected to join the team until their mandatory minicamp in June. The team would be allowed to fine Orton up to $70,000 if he does not show up for the minicamp.
Wed, 07 May 2014 10:50:21 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton still has not reported for the team's offseason workouts. Head coach Jason Garrett said the team expects Orton to report for workouts at some point this offseason.
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:34:10 -0700
Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said the team expects QB Kyle Orton to attend the mandatory minicamp in June. Orton did not report for the start of offseason workouts.
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 16:06:08 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton's 2014 salary will go from $3.25 million to $3.175 million, because he missed the offseason workouts this week.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:24:26 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton did not show up for the first day of the team's offseason program Monday, April 21.
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:40:45 -0700
David Dunn, agent for Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton, said Orton will play next season and never considered retiring this offseason.
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:02:51 -0700
Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said the team expects QB Kyle Orton to return next season. There was a belief that Orton may be considering retirement this offseason.
Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:53:46 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys do not know if QB Kyle Orton will play next season but expect to get a decision from him in the near future. The team believes Orton likely will not retire because he would have to pay the team $3 million from a renegotiated contract.
Sun, 23 Feb 2014 15:25:53 -0800
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he assumes QB Kyle Orton will return in 2014. Orton has been contemplating retirement.
Sun, 16 Feb 2014 00:20:04 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin and QB Kyle Orton could be salary cap casualties. While the team may be able to restructure Orton's deal if he still wants to remain with the team, ESPN.com's Todd Archer believes the writing has been on the wall for a while regarding Austin's departure.
Fri, 03 Jan 2014 13:21:38 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys could ask QB Kyle Orton to restructure his contract this offseason because he is scheduled to make $3.25 million in 2014. The team could also release Orton and save almost $1 million in salary cap space.
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 03:50:18 -0800
Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton knows his interception by Philadelphia Eagles CB Brandon Boykin cost the team a victory and resulted in a 24-22 loss on Sunday, Dec. 29, and he addressed that with the media. "I just threw a bad pass," Orton said. "Miles (Austin) ran a great route, same play we scored on the play before, just went to Miles this time and just threw it behind him and the guy made a nice catch on the ball."
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 03:34:49 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles CB Brandon Boykin intercepted a pass from Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton in the final two minutes of the game to preserve his team's 24-22 win on Sunday, Dec. 29. The win gave the Eagles a 10-6 finish to the regular season and a wild-card game on Saturday, Jan. 4, against the New Orleans Saints.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:47:13 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Dallas Cowboys have not made a final determination about QB Tony Romo's (back) status for Week 17, but QB Kyle Orton likely will start the game.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:27:15 -0800
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) has been ruled out for the season because of his back injury.
Fantasy Tip: Kyle Orton will start at quarterback with Romo out. Orton could be a starting option for desperate owners but there are probably better options available. The Cowboys wide receivers and tight ends should be downgraded because of the change.
Sun, 08 Sep 2013 18:51:22 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (undisclosed) was shaken up in the second quarter of the Week 1 game against the New York Giants, and he received attention on the field from the training staff. Romo was down for several moments before walking off gingerly under his own power. QB Kyle Orton replaced him.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 18:27:24 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys will keep two quarterbacks on the 53-man roster to start the regular season for the second straight year. QB Tony Romo will be backed up by QB Kyle Orton, while the team hopes to re-sign QB Alex Tanney to the practice squad.
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:56:18 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Alex Tanney is the only quarterback scheduled to play in the preseason finale against the Houston Texans Thursday, Aug. 29. QB Kyle Orton is likely to be available in the event of an injury to Tanney.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 08:37:49 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys did not carry a third quarterback last season, and QBs Nick Stephens or Alex Tanney are not guaranteed of a spot on the 53-man roster behind starter QB Tony Romo and backup QB Kyle Orton this season. "We would love to have a third quarterback to develop, but roster spots are competitive in this league."
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 14:59:10 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys worked out three quarterbacks Tuesday, July 16. The team worked out QBs Kyle Padron (Eastern Washington), Chase X. Clement (Rice) and Alex Tanney (Chiefs). The team is expected to keep two quarterbacks on the active roster, QBs Tony Romo and Kyle Orton.
Tue, 21 May 2013 09:12:00 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) said he will be ready for training camp in July after having minor surgery to remove a cyst on his back that will keep him out of organized team activities for the next three weeks. "If this was the regular season and I had to play next week, I could," Romo said. "This is just about being smart. That's why I did it now. This will have no effect on training camp. No way will it have an impact. And I still think there's a good chance I'm on the field for minicamp." The team does not fear that this will be a long-term injury, but they'll be cautious with him. Romo said the cyst was causing a constant ache in his back. QB Kyle Orton will work with the first-team offense with Romo out.
Fantasy Tip: Romo will miss valuable time during OTAs gaining chemistry with his receivers and tight ends, but he'll have plenty of time to regain that during the team's June minicamp and training camp in July. This shouldn't affect Romo's draft stock at all as a midrange No. 1 QB.
Wed, 27 Mar 2013 09:44:21 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton has agreed to restructure his contract, which created $383,000 in salary cap space for the team.
Wed, 27 Mar 2013 09:05:35 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys likely will ask QB Kyle Orton to restructure his contract in order to create some salary cap space for the team.
Mon, 04 Mar 2013 05:28:40 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys are happy with their quarterback pair of Tony Romo and backup Kyle Orton. The team is not expected to add a third-string quarterback or even look at the position during the free-agent market. Developing a long-term starting option at the quarterback position isn't a need right now so it likely will not take on a sense of urgency until future seasons.
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:20:54 -0800
Dallas Cowboys OT Doug Free, CB Brandon Carr, DE Jason Hatcher, OG Nate Livings, QB Kyle Orton, CB Orlando Scandrick, DE DeMarcus Ware and TE Jason Witten may be candidates to restructure their contracts in order for the team to create some salary cap space.
Thu, 11 Oct 2012 09:48:47 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo could serve as the holder on field goal attempts in Week 6, according to head coach Jason Garrett. Ps Chris Jones (knee) and Brian Moorman (groin), whose status for the game is uncertain because of injuries, would normally handle the holding duties. Garrett said backup QB Kyle Orton would be another candidate.
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 21:22:43 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo completed 31 of his 43 pass attempts for 307 yards, one touchdown and a career-high tying five interceptions in the Week 4 loss against the Chicago Bears Monday, Oct. 1. Romo was lifted midway through the fourth quarter due to a lopsided score, as QB Kyle Orton saw his first regular season action for the team.
Wed, 29 Aug 2012 06:19:56 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys may only have two quarterbacks on the final roster, with QBs Tony Romo and Kyle Orton guaranteed roster spots.
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 10:59:18 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys could consider keeping only QBs Tony Romo and Kyle Orton on the final roster and use the spot that would have went to a third quarterback at another position.
Mon, 18 Jun 2012 10:13:54 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton (hamstring) dealt with a minor hamstring injury during minicamp last week but should be fine for training camp.