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TAMPA, Fla. In a funny way, Dan Orlovsky may boast the perfect resume as the new No. 2 quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Scroll down his list occupational experiences to 2008 and youll notice the distinct historical connection he shares with the Bucs.
Orlovsky was a backup on the woeful Detroit Lions club that became the NFLs first 0-16 team linking him, at least in spirit, to the expansion Tampa Bay franchise of 1976 that went 0-14, the most losses in a winless season until Detroit came along.
Now scroll up to last year when the eighth-year pro was a member of the Indianapolis Colts, a team that unraveled with Peyton Manning sidelined by a season-long neck injury. The 1-15 Colts lost their first 13 games of the year, while the 4-12 Bucs were en route to losing their final 10.
The truth is, Orlovskys ability to handle adversity massive adversity, at that is one of the attributes that no doubt appealed to the Bucs when they signed him in March to play a supporting ro...
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After Vincent Jackson inked a $55 million deal with the Buccaneers this offseason, he instantly became the team’s top receiver, and shiny new toy for quarterback Josh Freeman.
Jackson, formerly of the Chargers, was tasked with transitioning from Philip Rivers, a perennial Pro Bowler, to Freeman, who most would agree is still a work in progress.
V-Jax disagrees — and that’s...
The NFL can be a cruel business for players on the fringes of a roster, and nobody knows it better than Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Tiquan Underwood.
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''It was tough,'' Underwood...
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