The Kansas City Chiefs' problems at quarterback continue as Kyle Orton was injured in his first action with the team since being claimed off waivers by the Denver Broncos. ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports that the initial diagnosis is a dislocated finger on Orton's throwing hand.
Kyle Orton initial diagnosis is dislocated right index finger, per source #Chiefs
Tyler Palko got the start in the game and completed 17 of 30 passes for 157 yards and a touchdown. The Chiefs didn't generate much offense in their win Sunday over the Bears totaling just 252 yards in the game.
Orton's status for next week's game is uncertain. It sounds like a dislocated finger wouldn't be as serious as a broken finger but the injury is to his throwing hand so it could be a factor regardless.
For more on Kyle Orton's injury and the Kansas City Chiefs, check out SB Nation blog Arrowhead Pride.