When it comes to Orton, I feel that when he wants to turn it on he's one of the best. Definitely agree with RAWK that Orton is a superior worker to the vastly overrated Edge, but then again I never really adored any Orton-Edge matches outside of their 2004 pair on Vengeance-RAW. Still say Orton's peak was from the beginning of the Undertaker feud all the way up to his wellness violation and subsequent "ANKLE BREAKING" at the hands of Kurt Angle. Don't think he has reached that elite level of work since he came back TBH.
I'd agree with that assessment of Orton's peak if we're talking character. However, if we're talking about him as a worker, I'd gotta give it to 2011. Orton was on fire, and whether his opponent was better than him or not, he was producing quality matches week in week out, and of course had his awesome series with Christian.
By the way, don't really know how you can call Edge overrated. I rarely if ever see Edge as an in-ring worker getting praised at all, to the point where I think he's underrated if anything. Granted, I wouldn't call him a great worker, but I don't believe he's garbage because I truly believe anyone that sucked wouldn't have had as many quality matches as he's had, even with the likes of Taker, Cena, Flair, HBK, Ziggler, RVD, Orton, Angle and more. He's a solid worker, and I think the general thought on his in-ring work is that, if not lower, which makes me scratch my head when you call him overrated... unless you're referring to how WWE portrays him, which I suppose I should remind you it's WWE and best to take what they say with a grain of salt most of the time.
But you didn't like the Edge/Orton Raw match after Backlash in 07?