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The Penalty Flag:
Of course Indianapolis Colts fans are talking about the Curse of Dan Orlovsky. Why shouldn’t they? The only other time the 28-year-old vet has played as a pro, he helped the 2008 Lions to the first 0-16 record in NFL history. And now, according to Colts’ head coach Jim Caldwell, he’s taking over the reins of an 0-11 team with only the slightest prospects of winning. But maybe it’s not all Orlovsky’s fault. I mean, he did pilot UConn to a 23-13 record in three seasons as a starter, including their first year as a Big East team. And while he did go 0-7 as a starter for the Lions, respected passers Jon Kitna and Duante Culpepper managed to lose the other nine games looking as bad or worse than Orlovsky. Except for one thing. Week 5 of 2008, Orlovsky dropped back into the end zone to pass. Suddenly, Vikings’ pass-rush terror Jared Allen broke free. Orlovsky, eyes on Allen and clearly not realizing exactly where he was, ran out of the end zone giving the Vikings a safety. And, of course, the Lions lost by exactly two points. The mainstream media called it a “blunder” and an “idiot move.” The fans were [...]
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Phil Richards follows up on Dan Orlovsky's winless season with Detroit:
"I have moved on," said Orlovsky, a seven-year veteran whose wife, Tiffany, is due in a month to deliver triplets. "I love football. I work as hard as I can at it. It's important to me, but it's not what I use to say who I am. . . . Did I ever want to be a part of (0-16)? No."
Dan Orlovsky conjured a little of the old Peyton Manning magic against the Patriots.<img
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Last week, Curtis Painter ruined our day. This week, the Colts turn to Dan Orlovsky to face the mighty Patriots. Well, you pretty much know where this is going. Let's get down to business, be on the lookout for...
Now, we finally get to the big game! You know, the one that the NFL schedules every season between the Patriots and Colts to determine once and for all which quarterback is the bestest of all time: Tom Brady or Dan Orlovsky. It should be a … [visit site to read more]Friday Fan Pulse: Colts at Patriots - Naptown's Finest - Naptown's Finest - An Indianapolis Colts...
The Colts fell to the Patriots 31-24 at Gillette Stadium, and remain winless at 0-12.
Quarterback Dan Orlovsky made his first start of the season in place of the ineffective Curtis Painter, and fared well in the soft match-up as he completed 30 of 37 passes for 353 yards, with two touchdowns against one interception. Donald Brown led the ground attack with just 41 yards...
The Colts are terrible. They are 0-11 and their quarterback this afternoon is the immortal Dan Orlovsky.
For the second time in three weeks, the Patriots are preparing for a quarterback they have never seen. Against the Chiefs, it was Tyler Palko ; this week it is the Colts’ Dan Orlovsky .
Rob Gronkowski scored three touchdowns and the Patriots held off the winless Colts 31-24. Dan Orlovsky turned in a solid start for the Colts with 353 yards and two touchdowns.