(Ed Andrieski / AP)

“He's under contract with us. I can't speak to the future,” Denver Coach John Fox said. “At this point Kyle Orton's on our team. He's under contract and you watched practice, you saw where he was.”

That was with the first team, taking reps. As if that weren’t awkward enough, he performed better than Tim Tebow and Brady Quinn. Asked if there was any tension any tension among them, Quinn said:

“Look, if you're going to ask questions about football, ask questions about football. I'm not here to talk about anyone's relationship status. Save that for Twitter or Facebook or some message board.”