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Josh McDaniels' terrible trades led to best pick in Broncos history

Josh McDaniels' terrible trades led to best pick in Broncos history

In 2008, Jay Cutler earned a Pro Bowl nod and a rookie fullback named Peyton Hillis was thrust into a starting running back job due to injuries. In his second year as a starter, Cutler threw for 4,526 yards (which remains a career high to this day) and Hillis gained 522 yards from scrimmage with six touchdowns, most of that coming in just six starts. Cutler and Hillis showed promise entering 2009. Then Josh McDaniels arrived. McDaniels traded Cutler and a fifth-round pick to the Bears in exchange for Kyle Orton and three draft picks (two firsts and one third). Now that we know how...

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