Chicago "D" notices Orton, but that’s it |

Chicago "D" notices Orton, but that’s it

Adrian Dater
The Denver Post

This is pro football, so there is zero time to get sentimental.

In a sport where contracts are not guaranteed – and especially in the preseason – even players wearing the same uniform are trying to take the livelihoods of one another.

So there was no rendition of “Memories” sung by the Chicago Bears’ defensive players when they saw Kyle Orton on Sunday night at Invesco Field at Mile High.

As defensive tackle Tommie Harris put it, when asked what it was like to play against a former teammate who’s now a Broncos starter, “A quarterback is a quarterback.”

Star linebacker Brian Urlacher wasn’t quite so coldly dismissive, saying of his former teammate: “It was good to see him. I know he got hurt and I know he left the field. I hope he’s OK. I’ve played against him in practice all the time, but this was live for a change.”

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