Mentioned this weekend that #Bills QB Kyle Orton got more than $5M this year. He signed a 2-year, $11M deal, source says. $5.5M this year.
#Cowboys have informed QB Kyle Orton he’ll be released, per source. They knew Orton was serious. Now he keeps his signing bonus.
ESPN Dallas "The backup quarterback, or who we think should be the backup quarterback for Dallas Cowboys is missing. Kyle Orton is thinking of retirement. Team officials anticipated Orton coming to the voluntary offseason workouts. Didn't happen. Then team officials said Orton was expected to show..." June 23
ESPN Dallas "The Kyle Orton Watch will have to continue for the Dallas Cowboys. While coach Jason Garrett said more than a few times that he anticipated Orton would attend this week's mandatory minicamp, the backup quarterback did not show up for Monday's physical, according to multiple sources. By..." June 16
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Look for the great retirement impasse between the Dallas Cowboys and backup quarterback Kyle Orton to come to a head next week when the team holds its mandatory minicamp. Orton, who has missed the off-season program and organized team activity workouts while contemplating retirement, is..." June 12
ESPN Dallas "The Kyle Orton Watch will be on when the Dallas Cowboys hold their mandatory minicamp June 17-19. Orton has skipped the voluntary offseason program and organized team activities as he ponders his future. He took part in the program his first two years. If he retires, he would have to re-pay..." June 10
NFL.com "Quarterbacks coach Wade Wilson made it clear early this week that the Dallas Cowboys are "still hopeful" Kyle Orton will report for June's mandatory minicamp. Wilson shouldn't hold his breath. After months of speculation, we now know that Orton's desire is to retire from the NFL. NFL..." May 22
ESPN Dallas "Monday marked the fourth week of the Cowboys’ voluntary offseason program and backup quarterback Kyle Orton is nowhere to be seen. Orton hasn’t shown up for the workouts since they started on April 21 and doesn’t appear he will do so until the mandatory veteran minicamp June 17-19. And..." May 12
ESPN.com "Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones didn’t sound worried about backup quarterback Kyle Orton's absence from voluntary offseason workouts. However, Jones did say he expects to see Orton for the mandatory veteran minicamp, June 10-12. Organized team activities, which isn't..." April 29
ESPN.com "A look back: Romo equaled his best touchdown to interception ratio in his career, with 31 touchdown passes and 10 interceptions in 15 games. He threw for 3, 828 yards but he had five games in which he did not throw for more than 210 yards. He completed 63.9 percent of his passes, which was..." January 28