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The Curtis Painter era in Indy may be over. Dan Orlovsky has been named the starter. Let's hope he can avenge his personal demons of his 0-16 season in Detroit.
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Dan 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.''
But Curtis Painter, who took...
Perhaps the start of a long-term shakeup has begun with the Indianapolis Colts. They've fired their defensive coordinator...
Orlovsky was one of the quarterback during the Lions' winless season in 2008, and now is now a quarterback for the Colts, who are 0-11 and have little hope for a victory this season.
Head coach Jim Caldwell noted that Dan Orlovsky has been slated to start at quarterback for Week 13 at New England, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network.
This is no surprise as Curtis Painter was 0-8 as a starter this season, and carries a dreadful 66.6 efficiency rating on 243 passes. While Orlovsky brings more experience under center, he is far from being...
For the third straight game, the New England Patriots will face a backup quarterback.
And this one plays for a winless team.
The Indianapolis Colts plan to give Dan Orlovsky his first start of the season Sunday against an improving Patriots defense. Two weeks ago, the Patriots beat Kansas City, 34-3, with Chiefs quarterback Tyler Palko making his first career start. Last Sunday...
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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...
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Indianapolis Colts will start quarterback Dan Orlovsky over Curtis Painter this Sunday against the Patriots. As a starter this season, Painter completed 54 percent of his passes for 1,541 yards, 6 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. Let’s be honest Orlovsky isn’t going to do much better the [...]
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...
T’s Getting Defensive With Patriots vs Ind The Pats would have been a good start if Curtis Painter was the QB, let alone Dan Orlovsky. I don’t care if they have Julian Edelman, Wes Welker, hell even Troy Brown playing defensive back for them. The Colts are a 20 point underdog for a reason. Play ‘Em Cowboys @ AZ Kevin ...
By Brian MacPhersonAs if to ensure the Patriots couldn't sleep-walk their way through preparations this week, the winless Indianapolis Colts replaced starting quarterback Curtis Painter with Dan Orlovsky and fired defensive coordinator Larry Coyer, replacing him with linebackers coach Mike Murphy.
"We'll prepare, obviously, for all the things they've done this year...
The Colts fired defensive coordinator Larry Coyer on Tuesday after starting the season 0-11. Coach Jim Caldwell also announced that Dan Orlovsky will replace Curtis Painter as the team's starting quarterback.