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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 OG Joseph suffers potentially season-ending knee injury

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 10:55 p.m. ET
Davin Joseph suffered a knee injury in Friday’s preseason game against the Patriots. The team reportedly thinks it may end Joseph's season.

Buccaneers claim WR Shipley

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers claimed former Bengals WR Jordan Shipley off waivers, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported.

Buccaneers sign CB McDonald

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Monday that they have signed free-agent CB Brandon McDonald and waived CB Desmond Marrow.

Olympic sprinter Demps signs with Patriots

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed ex-Florida RB-RS Jeff Demps, the team confirmed Friday evening.

Buccaneers activate OLT Penn

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have removed OLT Donald Penn from the active/non-football-injury list Friday, three weeks after suffering a calf injury.

Bucs WR Williams impressing in camp

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
We’re told third-year veteran Mike Williams has been the Buccaneers' most consistent receiver in camp.

Bucs ORT Trueblood takes pay cut

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Buccaneers ORT Jeremy Trueblood is taking a $1 million pay cut. He is in the final year of a two-year contract signed last August.

Bucs DT McCoy off to fine start in camp

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
We are hearing DT Gerald McCoy has looked exceptional in the early stages of the Buccaneers’ training camp.

Don't discount fantasy potential in young Bucs

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
After an impressive offseason, the Buccaneers could be primed to join the rest of the NFC South in terms of fantasy relevance.

Pivotal season ahead for Bucs OLT Penn

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
As the protector of QB Josh Freeman’s blind side, the Bucs are going to need Donald Penn to play better than he did late last season.

Bucs WR Benn to miss time with knee injury

Posted July 28, 2012 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
Buccaneers WR Arrelious Benn injured his right knee in practice on Friday and could miss a month, according to The Tampa Bay Times

Report: Redskins claim WR Briscoe

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Redskins claimed WR Dezmon Briscoe off waivers on Friday, according to Adam Caplan of The Sideline View.

Bucs release WR Briscoe, add LB Williams

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Bucs released WR Dezmon Briscoe and signed former Panthers LB Thomas Williams on Thursday.

Bears acquire DT Price from Buccaneers

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers traded DT Brian Price for the Bears for an undisclosed 2013 draft pick, pending a physical, the teams announced Thursday.

Bucs OLT Penn suffers calf injury

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Buccaneers OLT Donald Penn strained a calf muscle while training, the team confirmed on Thursday.

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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