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Dan Orlovsky

Dan Orlovsky - #6 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 230 lbs.
Birthday 08/18/1983
Birthplace Shelton, CT
College Connecticut
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 5th round, 9th pick by Lions

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
80.1 51 0

Bucs-Rams blacked out in Tampa

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers-Rams Week 16 game at Raymond James Stadium will be blacked out on local television.

Source: Bucs' Schiano warns LB coach Cox

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano apparently sided with the players in a sideline spat involving defensive assistant Bryan Cox in Sunday's loss to the Saints.

NFC South Spin cycle: Falcons not playing pretend

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
The Falcons bounced back in a big way Sunday as the Panthers stayed hot and the Saints dealt the Bucs a brutal loss.

Saints roll past Buccaneers 41-0

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Drew Brees passed for 307 yards and four touchdowns, and the Saints recorded their first shutout since 1995 in a 41-0 victory over the Buccaneers.

Bucs place CB Lewis on I.R.

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed CB Myron Lewis on injured reserve with a hamstring injury and claimed OG Hayworth Hicks.

NFC South Spin cycle: Disturbing start to December for Falcons

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Falcons, Saints and Buccaneers each took a big step backward Sunday, but the Panthers earned their best win of the Ron Rivera-era.

Foles leads Eagles to thrilling win over Buccaneers

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Nick Foles threw a pair of touchdown passes in the final four minutes, as Philadelphia rallied to beat the Buccaneers 23-21 and end an eight-game losing streak.

Bucs' pass rush coming up short

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
With Adrian Clayborn sidelined since a Week Three injury, Gerald McCoy and Michael Bennett have struggled to pick up the pass-rushing slack.

NFC South Spin cycle: Falcons cross one hurdle

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The NFC South-champion Falcons dealt the rival Saints a blow in Week 13, and the Panthers and Bucs both came up short out West.

Manning's three TDs help Broncos win AFC West

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw three touchdowns to help the Broncos wrap up the AFC West with a 31-23 victory Sunday over the Buccaneers.

Redskins QB Griffin, Bucs LB David named Rookies of the Month

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III and Buccaneers LB Lavonte David were named the Rookies of the Month for November.

Key matchup: Bucs pass rush vs. Broncos pass protection

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In today’s Key matchup, we look into the Bucs’ pass rush ahead of its meeting with Peyton Manning and the Broncos.

Buccaneers re-sign OL Hardman

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Wednesday that they have signed OG-OT Derek Hardman to the 53-man roster.

Bucs place S Grimm, OT Trueblood on I.R.

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed S Cody Grimm and OT Jeremy Trueblood on injured reserve Tuesday.

CB Wright has been a letdown for Bucs

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 8 p.m. ET
There is already speculation about what Buccaneers CB Eric Wright's future might hold after the season.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 09, 2013
The Buccaneers re-signed Orlovsky to a one-year deal Tuesday.||||||| The reserve quarterback appeared in one game for Tampa Bay in 2012, going four of seven for 51 yards.
Posted March 15, 2012
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed free agent quarterback Dan Orlovsky to a two-year contract. Orlovsky is the fourth player to sign with Tampa Bay since the start of free agency Tuesday, joining receiver Vincent Jackson, cornerback Eric Wright and All-Pro guard Carl Nicks.||||||| Orlovsky will serve as Josh Freeman's backup after starting five games and appearing in eight overall for the Indianapolis Colts last season. Orlovsky entered the NFL as a fifth-round draft pick in 2005. He primarily has been a backup in seven years with the Detroit Lions, Houston Texans and the Colts. He won two games with Indianapolis in 2011, when he completed 63 percent of his passes for 1,201 yards, six touchdowns and four interceptions.
Posted Dec. 28, 2011
Orlovsky could be playing this week on short rest. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback missed Wednesday's practice after his wife, Tiffany, had triplets.||||||| Coach Jim Caldwell said Orlovsky was expected back in town Wednesday night and should practice Thursday. Caldwell would only say Orlovsky was absent for "personal reasons."
Posted Dec. 05, 2011
Orlovsky made a splash in his first start for Indianapolis but it wasn't enough to keep the Colts from dropping to 0-12 with a 31-24 loss at New England.||||||| Orlovsky, who replaced Curtis Painter as the Colts starter, was 30 of 37 for 353 yards and two touchdowns in the defeat. If he starts again next week, he might have a more difficult time as Baltimore is fifth in the league with 198.6 passing yards allowed per game.
Posted Nov. 29, 2011
The winless Indianapolis Colts are making a change at quarterback, replacing Curtis Painter with veteran Dan Orlovsky.||||||| It will be Orlovsky's first start since the 2008 season when he played for the 0-16 Detroit Lions. Painter replaced the injured Kerry Collins late in a Week 3 loss to Pittsburgh. Painter started the next seven games and played well early but then had four straight games with a quarterback rating below 51.0.

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