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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 OT Trueblood signs tender

Posted May 11, 2010 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Tuesday that restricted free agent Jeremy Trueblood, the team's starting right tackle, has signed his tender offer.

Bucs counting on 'mountains'

Posted May 03, 2010 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
The 2010 performances of Gerald McCoy and Josh Freeman — or "the mountains of Tampa," as GM Mark Dominik calls them — could determine the futures of the Buccaneers' decision makers.

Bucs hand punting duties to rookie Bowden

Posted April 28, 2010 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
With pressing needs at other positions, some were surprised the Buccaneers spent a sixth-round pick on P Brent Bowden.

Eagles claim OG Murphy from Bucs

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
The Eagles have claimed OG Shawn Murphy, who was waived by the Buccaneers on Monday.

Bucs release Sears, Hovan, four others

Posted April 26, 2010 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers released six players Monday, remodeling their roster after drafting nine players and signing 12 undrafted free agents over the weekend.

Bucs' receiving corps settled after drafting Benn, Williams

Posted April 25, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers' receiving corps looked like one of the team's greatest weaknesses heading into the draft, but GM Mark Dominik told PFW he feels much better about it after drafting WRs Arrelious Benn and Mike Williams.

2010 draft choices by team: Buccaneers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2010 NFL draft.

Bucs get Freeman some much-needed help in Benn

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers decided to address their defense first this year, selecting DTs Gerald McCoy and Brian Price with their top two picks, but they didn't forget about second-year QB Josh Freeman.

Selecting McCoy an easy choice for Bucs

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
This very well could be the easiest pick Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik makes this weekend.

Bucs MLB Ruud signs tender

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Buccaneers MLB Barrett Ruud signed his restricted free-agent tender Wednesday, the team announced.

Bucs WR Stovall signs tender

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Buccaneers WR Maurice Stovall signed his restricted free-agent tender Friday, the team announced.

Bucs in position to land top DT, WR prospects

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers would be quite pleased to land both a top defensive tackle and a top receiver with their first two picks in the draft, and insiders say they're likely to get the opportunity to do so.

Redskins sign P Bidwell

Posted March 23, 2010 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
The Redskins signed P Josh Bidwell on Tuesday.

No urgency from Bucs to sign Ruud long-term

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Barrett Ruud is still hoping to get a long-term deal done with Tampa Bay, but sources don't expect GM Mark Dominik to give Ruud the offer he wants anytime soon.

Reports: Bucs sign S Jones

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have finalized a deal with S Sean Jones, according to multiple reports.

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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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