Slips to 4th round despite great start for Purdue

Purdue's Kyle Orton slipped into the fourth round before being selected by the Bears with the 106th overall selection.

Updated: April 24, 2005, 7:31 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Kyle Orton certainly looked like a first-round NFL draft pick when he was tossing touchdowns at a torrid pace and leading Purdue to a 5-0 start.

Then injuries derailed Orton's breakthrough season and instead of competing with Alex Smith and Aaron Rodgers to be the first quarterback taken, he ended up being the first quarterback selected Sunday on the second day of the draft.

Orton went to the Chicago Bears with the fifth pick of the fourth round, No. 106 ...

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