Found December 19, 2011 on The Colts Authority:
PLAYERS: Dan Orlovsky
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
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After Sunday's win Dan Orlovsky had exercised some demons: Three minutes later, Orlovsky deployed the offense in the "victory formation," took a final knee, and ran off the field with the football. It was his 10th start and 19th appearance in seven NFL seasons. It was his first victory. He wasn't giving away the game ball. Orlovsky played for the 2008 Detroit Lions, NFL history's lone 0-16 team.
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