Broncos’ Orton learns to develop thick skin
The Denver Post
There’s up. There’s down. Cold. Hot. Fast. Slow.
And for a Broncos quarterback in the post-Elway era there are these contrasts:
Great. The worst.
There is no middle ground, no place to hide, and for Kyle Orton it is a fact of football life he accepted long before he became the Guy Who Was Traded For Jay Cutler.
“I always think about something my college coach just harped on,” Orton said, referring to former Purdue coach Joe Tiller. “He used to always say, and I totally believed it then and totally believe it now, that when things are going good, quarterbacks get way too much of the credit, and when things aren’t going good they get way too much of the blame.
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Jeff Shiffrin, with his wife, Eileen, made the Vail area their home decades ago, and together raised Mikaela and Taylor Shiffrin, who was a member of the two-time NCAA Champion University of Denver Ski Team.