Orton, Quinn sharp as Broncos beat BillsAug 21, 2011 - 4:02 AM Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Kyle Orton and Brady Quinn each looked sharp, while the Broncos limited the playing time for Tim Tebow in a 24-10 preseason win over the Buffalo Bills.
Orton played into the second quarter and connected on 10-of-13 passes for 135 yards, including a 13-yard TD pass to Willis McGahee. He led Denver to a pair of touchdowns, the other a one-yard run from McGahee.
Quinn was moved up to second string instead of Tebow for this game and came in for the final possession of the second quarter. He played the entire third quarter too and ended 10-of-16 for 130 yards with an interception, but also tossed a 24-yard pass for a score to Britt Davis.
Tebow, who played the final quarter, attempted just two passes, completing one for 10 yards.
Ryan Fitzpatrick went 6-of-16 for 44 yards and was picked off in the start for the Bills. He played the entire first half. Tyler Thigpen ended 11-of-20 for 118 yards and a 13-yard score to Felton Huggins in the fourth quarter. Brad Smith connected on all four of his passes.
Bills running back Johnny White was carted off the field and taken to the hospital with an apparent head injury.
- BUFFALO: 10
Aug 20 11:37 PM
- == Preseason == Buffalo Touchdown - 13-yard pass from Tyler Thigpen to Felton Huggins. (Ryan
Bills 10, Broncos 24 4th - 10:59Aug 20 11:05 PM
- BUFFALO: 3
End of 3rd
Aug 20 10:57 PM
- == Preseason == Denver Touchdown - 24-yard pass from Brady Quinn to Britt Davis. (Matt Prate
Bills 3, Broncos 24 3rd - 2:19Aug 20 10:53 PM
- == Preseason == Denver Field Goal - 49-yarder by Steven Hauschka.
Bills 3, Broncos 17 3rd - 9:18Aug 20 10:22 PM
- BUFFALO: 3
Aug 20 9:58 PM
- == Preseason == Denver Touchdown - 13-yard pass from Kyle Orton to Willis McGahee. (Steven H
Bills 3, Broncos 14 2nd - 6:22Aug 20 9:32 PM
- == Preseason == Denver Touchdown - 1-yard run by Willis McGahee. (Steven Hauschka kick).
Bills 3, Broncos 7 2nd - 14:21Aug 20 9:13 PM
- BUFFALO: 3
End of 1st
Aug 20 9:07 PM
- == Preseason == Buffalo Field Goal - 40-yarder by Rian Lindell.
Bills 3, Broncos 0 1st - 8:39Aug 20 8:46 PM
- BUFFALO: 0
1st Quarter - 15:00
Aug 20 8:39 PM
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