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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 show gap between them and Falcons isn’t so great

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 8:18 p.m. ET
The fact that the Bucs gave one of the NFC's better teams that much of a scare, even with all their injuries, shows how far they have come.

Bucs place Talib, Faine on I.R.

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
CB Aqib Talib, who left the Falcons game with a hip injury, and C Jeff Faine, who suffered a triceps injury, have been placed on injured reserve.

Falcons win back-and-forth game over Bucs

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Eric Weems scored on a 102-yard kickoff return and Matt Ryan threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Michael Jenkins as the Falcons rallied from a 10-point deficit to beat the Buccaneers 28-24 on Sunday for their sixth straight victory.

Versatile Zuttah playing key role for Buccaneers

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
With his ability to play multiple positions on the offensive line, Jeremy Zuttah has been a valuable backup for Tampa Bay, and he'll move to right guard to replace the injured Davin Joseph this week, according to NFC South ...

Rookie S Grimm made strong impression on Bucs

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Buccaneers rookie S Cody Grimm proved himself enough to ensure that he will be a top contender, if not the definite starter, at free safety when he returns before next season.

Bucs' Williams proving he was worth risk

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Except for a recent DUI arrest, Buccaneers WR Mike Williams has done all the right things to convince his coaches and general manager that they made a wise gamble when they drafted him in the fourth round last April.

Flurry of roster moves by Bucs

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers made a series of roster moves following a rash of injuries last Sunday, placing three starters on injured reserve and waiving S Sabby Piscitelli.

League looking into Bucs CB Talib's confrontation with official

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
The NFL is looking into a reported verbal confrontation between Aqib Talib and an official following the Bucs' 17-10 loss. Talib was upset about a teammate being penalized for pass interference at the end of the first half.

Injuries another setback for Bucs

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers lost to the Ravens in Week 12 and also lost a pair of starters for the season.

Ravens remain perfect at home, beat Bucs 17-10

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes, and the Ravens beat Tampa Bay 17-10 Sunday for their franchise record-tying eighth straight home win.

2011 NFC South free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
Buccaneers OG Davin Joseph could be rather expensive to re-sign once the 2011 free-agent signing period begins, but GM Mark Dominik is expected to do whatever it takes to retain the highly regarded Joseph.

Job security not a concern for Bucs’ Faine

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
While Jeremy Zuttah is a younger and much cheaper option than Jeff Faine, one team observer expects Faine will be the Bucs' starting center beyond the end of this season.

Bucs promote Okam, waive Sims

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have signed DT Frank Okam to their active roster and released veteran DT Ryan Sims.

Bucs release DT Sims

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Bucs released DT Ryan Sims on Tuesday. Sims had been inactive the past three games because of a knee injury.

Young Bucs D-linemen showing growth

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers' young defensive line still has a ways to go, but it's often shown promise this season and was a major difference maker against San Francisco.

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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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