Perhaps you saw last night’s San Francisco 49ers-Chicago Bears football contest. Perhaps you did not. In any case, you’ll be as shocked as I am about last night’s developments: Kyle Orton, scourge of clean-faced beer drinkers everywhere, was … wait for it … actually really good!
Yes, believe it or not, Orton gave Bears fans some reason to think the quarterback position won’t be a total debacle this year.
THE DAILY HERALD spoke to Chicago Bears General Manager (and the man responsible for drafting Cedric Benson) Jerry Angelo at a charity event over the weekend and got the first comments about Benson’s recent choppy waters in Texas:
“The thing that I am most disappointed in is the fact that he put himself in a position to be the victim… He’s done a real fine job in the off-season, (but) obviously this makes big story lines. That’s not good for business. Unfortunately we’re having to deal with it, and we’ll just wait and see how all the facts present themselves.”
Now that sounds like the proper defense for a 3.4 yards-per-rush running back.