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Orton, Broncos looking inward to fix stalled offense

Lindsay H. Jones
The Denver Post

With the Broncos coming off back-to-back losses, it is time for introspection at Dove Valley, quarterback Kyle Orton said Wednesday.

For Orton, that started with giving himself a clean shave – he has rid himself of the full beard he has sported in recent weeks – and then taking a critical look at every phase of the Broncos offense.

“You’ve got to look at what they’ve done to us, but we’ve also got to look at what we’ve done to ourselves. I think it goes both ways,” Orton said.

“We’ve played two good teams, two good defenses and they’ve done some good things against us, but really, the big thing for us is look at the things we’ve done to ourselves and try to correct those as fast as possible.”

Orton, who threw three interceptions in Monday’s loss to Pittsburgh after throwing just one (on a Hail Mary pass) in the first seven games, acknowledged that the running game and passing game both need to improve for the Broncos to get back to their winning ways, starting with Sunday’s game at Washington.

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Orton said he would like to see the team take more big shots, but that’s it not as simple as just sending the receivers on “go routes.”

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