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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

Buccaneers RB Huggins tears ACL

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Buccaneers backup RB Kareem Huggins will miss the rest of the 2010 season after tearing the ACL in his right knee against the Saints in Week Six.

Brees throws 3 TDs, Saints rout Bucs 31-6

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Drew Brees threw for 263 yards and three touchdowns Sunday, leading the New Orleans Saints to a 31-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Poor tackling sabotages Bucs' Piscitelli

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 8:38 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay S Sabby Piscitelli will have a difficult time winning back his starting job unless he can improve his tackling skills, according to NFC South Whispers.

Bucs waiting for OLT Penn’s best

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
We hear some inside the Buccaneers' organization don't think OLT Donald Penn has played his best yet.

Bucs cut P Bryan; sign Malone

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers have waived P Chris Bryan and signed Robert Malone to replace him.

Bucs lose C Faine for 'a few weeks'

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced C Jeff Faine will be out 'a few weeks' after he suffered a quadriceps injury.

Barth kicks game-winner as Bucs stun Bengals

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw a tying touchdown pass with 1:26 to go, then moved Tampa Bay in range for a winning field goal after Carson Palmer threw his third interception of the game Sunday, sending the Buccaneers to a 24-21 ...

Bucs MLB Ruud working to prove he’s worthy of long-term investment

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
While it's believed that Barrett Ruud still wants to end his career with the Bucs, getting a chance to hit the open market this offseason may intrigue him, whether there is a lockout or not.

Bucs rookies Benn, Blount preparing for larger roles

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers' coaching staff used a Week Four bye to tinker with the roles of some of its personnel, including rookie WR Arrelious Benn and rookie RB LeGarrette Blount.

Four teams risk blackouts in Week Four

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
Four NFL games could be blacked out on local television this Sunday as teams scramble to sell tickets before Thursday afternoon's deadline.

Bucs’ deficiencies on 'D' highlighted in loss to Steelers

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
It was no surprise that the Buccaneers lost to the Steelers on Sunday, but the way in which they lost should be disturbing for anyone who thought Tampa Bay was poised to compete for a playoff spot.

Steelers win battle of unbeatens vs. Bucs

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Charlie Batch threw for 186 yards and two long touchdowns to Mike Wallace in the 35-year-old quarterback's first start in nearly three years, helping the Steelers remain unbeaten with a 38-13 rout of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Bucs may have to replace OG Vincent

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
With left guard proving to be a problem area, Tampa Bay may have to reinsert Jeremy Zuttah in the lineup in place of struggling starter Keydrick Vincent, according to NFC South Whispers.

Suspended FS Jackson's future with Bucs in doubt

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Buccaneers FS Tanard Jackson indefinitely without pay for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, and we hear there is no guarantee he still will be with the team on Sept. 22, 2011, when his suspension is supposed ...

Bucs fail to sell out game vs. Steelers

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers were not able to sell out their home game for already the second time and Sunday's game against the Steelers will be blacked out on local television.

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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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