Tebow downplayed the significance of Orton's return to Denver, saying Wednesday the game was bigger than a showdown of two quarterbacks.
Maher raises hell over Tebow
Comedian Bill Maher is blunt about his disdain for religion, and a profane tweet aimed at Tim Tebow has created quite a firestorm. More...
Tebow said he hadn't spoken much with Orton since he landed in Kansas City, but he's happy to see his former teammate succeed -- even with a division rival.
"I'm happy for him that he has another opportunity, that he's playing and doing well," Tebow said "(I) wish him nothing but the best."
Orton didn't have any interest in adding fuel to the storyline, avoiding it altogether when asked about his old team, according to the Chiefs' official website.
"Orton, man, you give that dude time to throw, he has all the capability in the world," Moore said.
"Hopefully we can get there and get there in a bad mood," linebacker Von Miller said.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.