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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 sign DT Woods

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ noon ET
The Buccaneers have signed rookie DT Al Woods to take the roster spot of Brian Price, who was placed on injured reserve on Tuesday with a season-ending pelvic injury.

Report: Bucs rookie DT Price out for season

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The Bucs will reportedly place second-round pick DT Brian Price on injured reserve Tuesday.

D-line issues could burst Bucs' bubble

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 2:06 a.m. ET
It should be no surprise that the Bucs' defensive line is what could keep them from making as big of a leap as they would like this season.

Bucs hold off Cardinals, move into tie atop NFC South

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
Aqib Talib intercepted two passes, returning one 45 yards for a touchdown and saving the game with the other, and Tampa Bay rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit for the fourth time this season to beat the Arizona Cardinals 38-35.

Bucs hoping to get more out of LBs Black, Hayes

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 2:29 a.m. ET
In light of their solid play last season, Tampa Bay expected to get more production out of LBs Quincy Black and Geno Hayes than it has thus far, according to NFC South Whispers.

Wells to start at RB for Cardinals

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells will get his first start of the season on Sunday against the Bucs in place of Tim Hightower.

Bucs responding to Morris’ motivational tactics

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris was thoroughly grilled by the media for saying his team is the NFC's best after a Week Seven win over the Rams.

Bucs cut OLG Vincent; promote Barker

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have released OLG Keydrick Vincent and promoted OT Will Barker from the practice squad.

Hall passes test, cleared to practice

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 8:38 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Max Hall passed neurological tests on Tuesday and is cleared to practice. PFW correspondent Kent Somers is reporting that if practice goes well, Hall will start Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.

Bucs release TE Stevens after arrest

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers released TE Jerramy Stevens and promoted TE Ryan Purvis to the active roster on Monday. Stevens was arrested on drug charges Saturday night.

Bucs come back to top Rams on late TD

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman led another Tampa Bay fourth-quarter comeback, throwing a 1-yard touchdown pass to Cadillac Williams with 10 seconds remaining Sunday to give the Buccaneers an 18-17 victory over the St. Louis Rams.

Bucs TE Stevens arrested on drug charges; will not play Sunday

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers will be without TE Jerramy Stevens for Sunday's game against the Rams after Stevens was arrested on multiple drug charges Saturday night.

Bucs blacked out, Chargers to be shown on TV

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers will be shown on San Diego-area TV, while Rams vs. Bucs will be blacked out in Tampa.

Bucs DT McCoy connects with coaching staff

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Buccaneers rookie DT Gerald McCoy's admission this week that he is just now figuring out how his coaches want him to play his position was alarming to some observers.

Chiefs trade DE Magee to Bucs

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
The NFL's trade deadline passed at 4 p.m. ET with just one trade occurring, the Chiefs sending DE Alex Magee to the Bucs for a 2011 draft choice.

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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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