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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:56:58 -0700
Detroit Lions QB Jake Rudock and QB Dan Orlovsky will be judged on their total body of work, and "the best player" will win the backup quarterback job, head coach Jim Caldwell said.
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:49:55 -0700
Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky remains the backup seeing second-team reps in the spring, but he is only signed through 2016 and does not have a future in Detroit. The team drafted QB Jake Rudock in the sixth round and he looked competent in minicamp.
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 04:55:41 -0700
Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky may have a lock on the No. 2 job despite the presence of QB Jake Rudock on the roster. Lions coach Jim Caldwell and offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter were singing Orlovsky's praises after OTAs ended last week.
Fantasy Tip: The thinking is Rudock may need some seasoning despite his raw talent, so Orlovsky may have the proven track record. The Lions may go with three QB's in 2016. If you own Matthew Stafford on your roster, it's always wise to stash the backup away as a "handcuff" selection, so keep an eye on how this shakes out.
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 14:37:19 -0700
Detroit Lions backup QB Dan Orlovsky will have a base salary of $985,000 for the 2016 season.
Fri, 11 Mar 2016 09:07:15 -0800
Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky re-signed an undisclosed deal to return to the Lions Friday, March 11.
Sun, 11 Oct 2015 15:19:40 -0700
Detroit Lions WR Matthew Stafford was benched late in the third quarter of the Week 5 game against the Arizona Cardinals, down 35-7. QB Dan Orlovsky replaced him.
Fantasy Tip: It's uncertain if the winless Lions plan to make a quarterback change, but it's bad news for the FantasyScore outlook for Stafford ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) going forward. Orlovsky ($4,500, 9.0% of cap) might be worth grabbing just in case, in formats which require two starting signal callers.
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:49:18 -0700
Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky appears to have a solid lead over QB Kellen Moore for the No. 2 quarterback job this season.
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 15:03:33 -0700
Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky may lose his job as the Lions' backup quarterback. QB Kellen Moore has a chance to win the job after taking a large share of the second-team reps this offseason. Orlovsky ranked No. 29 in an NFL.com ranking of all 32 backup quarterbacks.
Fantasy Tip: Orlovsky hasn't appeared in a game since 2012 with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and he has just a 57.1% career completion percentage. If anything should happen to Matt Stafford this season, Orlovsky won't be a fantasy option for Stafford owners.
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 06:36:20 -0700
Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky is expected to enter training camp as the leading candidate for the No. 2 quarterback job but will compete with QB Kellen Moore for the job.
Wed, 27 May 2015 19:21:30 -0700
Detroit Lions QBs Dan Orlovsky and Kellen Moore shared reps with the second-team offense during organized team activities Wednesday, May 27.
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 00:08:44 -0800
Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky has a one-year contract worth $1.05 million, with $140,000 in guaranteed money.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:50:25 -0800
Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky was re-signed Monday, March 2. Details of the contract were undisclosed.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:14:32 -0700
Detroit Lions QB Kellen Moore was 17 of 28 for 172 yards and two touchdowns in a shutout of the Buffalo Bills Thursday, Aug. 28. It is not known yet whether he will overtake QB Dan Orlovsky for No. 2 on the depth chart.
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:23:24 -0700
Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky likely will be the primary backup quarterback this upcoming season unless he suffers an injury during the preseason.
Sun, 15 Jun 2014 09:26:46 -0700
The NFL's scheduled unrestricted free-agent quarterback class for 2015 features 14 players who will be at least 30 years of age, including Indianapolis Colts QB Matt Hasselbeck (39), St. Louis Rams QB Shaun Hill (35), Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer (35), New York Jets QB Michael Vick (34), Cincinnati Bengals QB Jason Campbell (33), New Orleans Saints QB Luke McCown (33), Seattle Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson (32), Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith (31), Oakland Raiders QB Trent Edwards (31), Chicago Bears QB Jordan Palmer (31), Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky (31), Cleveland Browns QB Tyler Thigpen (31) and Miami Dolphins QB Matt Moore (30). Estranged Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton (32) is also scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent, although he is reportedly leaning toward retirement.
Sat, 14 Jun 2014 13:23:22 -0700
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell hinted that he's likely to keep three quarterbacks on the roster. "It's tough to go into these days, this day and age, with the way in which our game is, without a third quarterback," Caldwell said. QB Kellen Moore is slated to be behind backup QB Dan Orlovsky.
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 09:29:20 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Detroit Lions signed QB Dan Orlovsky to a one-year deal worth $855,000.
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:04:04 -0700
The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with free-agent QB Dan Orlovsky (Buccaneers) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:44:55 -0700
The Detroit Lions are expected to sign free-agent QB Dan Orlovsky (Buccaneers).
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:57:02 -0700
The Detroit Lions are believed to be interested in free-agent QB Dan Orlovsky (Buccaneers).
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 09:55:17 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman was not on the sidelines during the team's Week 4 loss because head coach Greg Schiano said it was a "mutual decision." Freeman didn't dress out and watched the game from a suite with the other inactive players. QB Dan Orlovsky was the backup to QB Mike Glennon against the Arizona Cardinals.
Fantasy Tip: It's gone from bad to worse for Freeman in Tampa. It's very clear now that he has no future with the team and virtually zero chance of winning the starting job back. It's now just a matter of if the Bucs can find a trade partner or if they outright release him.
Sun, 22 Sep 2013 08:34:44 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared QB Dan Orlovsky, DL Derek Landri, OT Gabe Carimi, TE Luke Stocker, CB Michael Adams, DL Steven Means, TE Tom Crabtree inactive for Week 3.
Sun, 15 Sep 2013 11:45:43 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared OG Carl Nicks, QB Dan Orlovsky, CB Michael Adams, RB Peyton Hillis, DL Steven Means, TE Tom Crabtree, DL William Gholston inactive for Week 2.
Sun, 08 Sep 2013 08:41:22 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared OG Carl Nicks, DL Chris D. Jones, QB Dan Orlovsky, FB Erik Lorig, CB Rashaan Melvin, TE Tom Crabtree, DL William Gholston inactive for Week 1.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:33:18 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano said QB Mike Glennon will start the final preseason game and will receive a significant amount of playing time. QB Dan Orlovsky said he hopes to receive playing time during the game.
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 11:07:57 -0700
Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano said Friday, Aug. 9, that the team plans to keep QBs Josh Freeman, Mike Glennon and Dan Orlovsky on the roster. Orlovsky did not play in the team's preseason opener Thursday, Aug. 8, against the Baltimore Ravens. Glennon was so-so, completing 11 of 23 passes for 169 yards, no touchdowns and one interception.
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 09:12:15 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano said the team is planning on keeping three quarterbacks in 2013.
Fantasy Tip: It is fair to suggest the three quarterbacks on the final roster will be Josh Freeman, Mike Glennon and Dan Orlovsky with Freeman getting a majority of the snaps, health permitting.
Fri, 02 Aug 2013 10:59:56 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released their first unofficial depth chart of training camp Friday, Aug. 2, and QB Mike Glennon is listed as the primary backup to QB Josh Freeman. Veteran QB Dan Orlovsky is listed as the third quarterback.
Tue, 09 Apr 2013 19:59:57 -0700
Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Dan Orlovsky signed a one-year, $850,000 contract Tuesday, April 9, the team announced. The team signed approximately $700,000 in salary cap space by releasing and then re-signing Orlovsky.
Mon, 08 Apr 2013 15:20:42 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed free-agent QB Dan Orlovsky. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Mon, 08 Apr 2013 12:44:35 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to re-sign free-agent QB Dan Orlovsky.
Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:52:50 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers cut QB Dan Orlovsky Thursday, April. 4.
Mon, 02 Jul 2012 10:33:40 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Dan Orlovsky and Brett Ratliff will compete for the primary backup quarterback job during training camp. The team likely will decide whether to keep two or three quarterbacks on their final roster based on how Orlovsky and Ratliff perform.
Thu, 15 Mar 2012 07:44:15 -0700
Updating a previous item, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed QB Dan Orlovsky to a two-year deal worth $2.5 million.
Thu, 15 Mar 2012 07:28:12 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Thursday, March 15, that they have signed free-agent QB Dan Orlovsky (Colts) to a two-year deal. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Wed, 14 Mar 2012 09:07:35 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are close to a contract agreement with free-agent QB Dan Orlovsky (Colts).
Sun, 01 Jan 2012 16:05:14 -0800
Indianapolis Colts QB Dan Orlovsky went 27-for-40 for 264 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 17.
Thu, 29 Dec 2011 16:01:39 -0800
Indianapolis Colts DL Dwight Freeney (rest), WR Anthony Gonzalez (illness) and QB Dan Orlovsky (personal) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 29.
Wed, 28 Dec 2011 15:32:26 -0800
Updating a previous item, Indianapolis Colts QB Dan Orlovsky (personal) missed practice Wednesday, Dec. 28, to be with his wife Tiffany, who delivered triplets. Orlovsky is expected to be back at practice Thursday, Dec. 29.
Wed, 28 Dec 2011 14:41:45 -0800
Indianapolis Colts LB A.J. Edds (ankle), DL Dwight Freeney (rest), WR Anthony Gonzalez (illness), QB Dan Orlovsky (personal), OG Joe Reitz (ankle) and LB Philip Wheeler (foot) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 28.
Wed, 28 Dec 2011 10:42:21 -0800
Indianapolis Colts QB Dan Orlovsky was not on the field during practice Wednesday, Dec. 28. The reason for the absence is not known but his wife is expected to give birth in the near future.
Thu, 22 Dec 2011 21:19:22 -0800
Indianapolis Colts QB Dan Orlovsky went 23-for-41 for 244 yards and one touchdown against the Houston Texans in Week 16.
Mon, 19 Dec 2011 19:35:30 -0800
Indianapolis Colts QB Dan Orlovsky posted just 82 passing yards in the Week 15 win against the Tennessee Titans. That was the fewest since the team totaled 97 passing yards in a loss in 1997 against the Seattle Seahawks. The last time the team won with so few years, former QB Jim Harbaugh had 75 yards in a win over the Miami Dolphins Dec. 18, 1994.
Fri, 09 Dec 2011 14:18:17 -0800
New England Patriots LB Jerod Mayo was fined $25,000 Friday, Dec. 9, for a hit on Indianapolis Colts QB Dan Orlovsky in Week 13.
Sun, 04 Dec 2011 14:23:58 -0800
Indianapolis Colts QB Dan Orlovsky went 30-for-37 for 353 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in Week 13 against the New England Patriots.
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 11:32:27 -0800
Indianapolis Colts QB Dan Orlovsky will start over QB Curtis Painter in Week 13 versus the New England Patriots, according to head coach Jim Caldwell. Orlovsky has gone 14-for-21 with 122 yards this season.
Sun, 13 Nov 2011 14:42:16 -0800
Updating a previous report, Indianapolis Colts QB Curtis Painter went 13-for-19 for 94 yards and two interceptions in Week 10 against the Jacksonville Jaguars. QB Dan Orlovsky replaced Painter during the game and went 7-for-10 for 67 yards.
Sun, 13 Nov 2011 13:39:21 -0800
Indianapolis Colts QB Curtis Painter was benched Week 10 and replaced by QB Dan Orlovsky.
Mon, 07 Nov 2011 15:53:09 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Caldwell said QB Curtis Painter is still the team's starting quarterback despite benching him in Week 9 in favor of QB Dan Orlovsky. Painter was 13-of-27 for just 98 yards while throwing one interception.
Sun, 06 Nov 2011 13:25:33 -0800
Indianapolis Colts QB Curtis Painter was benched in favor of QB Dan Orlovsky during the team's Week 9 game and there was no word of any injuries for Painter.