Posted by Gregg Rosenthal on December 20, 2011, 12:38 PM EST
Kansas City’s win over the Packers may just transform the direction of the franchise for the next few years.
Interim coach Romeo Crennel has a chance to earn the job outright. And Kyle Orton could find a home in Kansas City, if he keeps winning.
“If we win these next two games with [Orton], and he continues to play the way he did today, then you might have to say that,” Crennel said, when asked Sunday if Orton should be the team’s quarterback in 2012. “That’s what happens in football: You see what kind of production a player has, and then you make a determination of whether you think that production will continue and if you want that type of player on your team.