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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

Three Week 16 games blacked out

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
Games in Tampa, Oakland and Cincinnati will not be shown on local TV this Sunday.

Incorrect call irks Bucs

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 9:32 a.m. ET
The NFL informed the Buccaneers that a Kellen Winslow touchdown in Week 15 that was called off because of an offensive pass interference call should have been allowed to stand.

Bucs sign TE Overbay, release C Raiola

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers promoted TE Nathan Overbay to the active roster from the practice squad and waived C Donovan Raiola.

Lions top Bucs, finally win one on the road

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
Dave Rayner's third field goal, a 34-yarder with 9:51 left in overtime gave the Lions a 23-20 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and ended the longest road losing streak in league history at 26 games on Sunday.

Stovall figures to leave Tampa next year

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 11:49 p.m. ET
With his playing time being limited to mostly special-teams work, disappointing Buccaneers WR Maurice Stovall isn't likely to re-sign with the team when he hits free agency in the offseason.

Bucs DT McCoy finished strong in rookie season

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
We hear rookie DT Gerald McCoy was just beginning to meet the Buccaneers' expectations for him when he suffered a torn left biceps in Week 14.

Buccaneers officially place DT McCoy, LB Black on I.R.

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers officially placed DT Gerald McCoy and OLB Quincy Black on injured reserve Tuesday, adding to the injury total for a team that has suffered a lot of them over the past few weeks.

Banged-up Bucs will have resiliency tested

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 12:47 a.m. ET
The Bucs will try to keep their playoff hopes alive despite losing several starters, including rookie DT Gerald McCoy, to injured reserve over the past few weeks.

Bucs LB Hayes arrested

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 10:11 a.m. ET
Buccaneers LB Geno Hayes was arrested early Monday morning at a Tampa nightclub, the Tampa Tribune reported. Hayes was charged with misdemeanor trespassing and disorderly conduct.

Freeman leads Bucs back again in 17-16 win

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay's Connor Barth made all three of his field goals, and Josh Freeman led a fourth-quarter comeback for the fifth time this season in Sunday's 17-16 victory.

Report: Bucs DT McCoy tears biceps

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Bucs DT Gerald McCoy left the game in the first quarter with a biceps injury. Stephen Holder of the St. Petersburg Times is reporting that McCoy has a torn biceps and will likely be done for the year.

Report: Grossman prepped to replace McNabb on Sunday

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Fox Sports' Jay Glazer is reporting that the Redskins are prepping backup QB Rex Grossman to play Sunday if starter Donovan McNabb struggles.

Bucs may try different short-yardage option

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
With LeGarrette Blount struggling to master the straight-ahead running style needed for short-yardage situations, Tampa Bay is thinking of using veteran Earnest Graham for those plays, according to NFC South Whispers.

Bucs QB Freeman’s confidence not shaken

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
We're told Josh Freeman is showing no noticeable signs of a loss of confidence, despite his struggles and the team's recent rough patch.

Bucs sign C Raiola

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The Bucs re-signed C Donovan Raiola one day after placing starting C Jeff FAine on injured reserve with a triceps injury.

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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