Cowboys backup quarterback Kyle Orton doesn’t put too much stock in the preseason, but he couldn’t help being a bit disappointed in his performance in the loss to the Cardinals in Arizona on Saturday. Orton went four-for-eight for 36 yards, but threw two picks. His passer rating was a paltry 22.9.
"It's been going good. I felt like I've done some good things this camp," Orton said, per ESPN Dallas. "So obviously, you don't want to go out there and turn the ball over a couple of times, especially the way the game started off. As a veteran, I have to go out there and take care of the football and go through my reads."
It wasn’t just Orton’s fault, of course. Dallas turned the ball over six times total, and, if it wasn’t already obvious enough, coaches have said Orton’s role as No. 2 QB isn’t in question.
"Whenever you don't play well, you're disappointed," Orton said. "Like I said, I've done a lot of good things this camp, but I have to put it behind me and go out and play well next week."
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