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Kyle Orton: What Is Being Said Versus the Evidence

Article By on 20th July, 2009

... a lot of criticism lately. He has been called weak—armed and interception prone.

Are these charges true? Let's take a look.

Kyle Orton’s interceptions

Ever since the Cutler—Orton trade much as been made of Orton’s interceptions.  In 2008 Orton threw 12 interceptions out of 465 pass attempts. The interesting thing is that nine of those interceptions came during games in which Orton was sacked three or more times. Chicago split those games, going 2—2.

Orton does throw two interceptions against New Orleans, a game where he was only sacked one time. He goes on to lead a drive at the end of the game to tie it and another d...

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