Broncos turn page on McDaniels era

By Arnie Stapleton

Associated Press

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 8 2010 5:46 p.m. MST

Denver Broncos interim head coach Eric Studesville, right, and coaching assistant Brian Callahan, left, try to strip the ball from tight end Richard Quinn during drills at NFL football practice in Englewood, Colo., on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010. Studesville took over at the helm after Josh McDaniels was fired as head coach on Monday.

Ed Andrieski, Associated Press

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Josh McDaniels and his videographer have been fired, Denver is abuzz with hope that John Elway will gain a greater role with the Broncos as a chief football executive, and interim coach Eric Studesville exudes enthusiasm.

But that dark cloud that hung over the fractured franchise hasn't dissipated just yet, quarterback Kyle Orton insisted.

Orton said the only panacea for the Broncos' many problems is winning games, something they haven't done a lot of lately.

The Broncos travel to Arizona for a matchup of 3-9 teams on Sunday.

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