Originally posted on The Rap Sheet  |  Last updated 11/29/11
Along with defensive coordinator Larry Coyer getting sacked, the Colts also announced Curtis Painter getting benched. That means former UConn quarterback Dan Orlovsky will be starting Sunday against the Pats on Sunday. His claim to fame? He was part of the Lions 0-16 team, so he has the chance to double the pleasure. Naturally, Pats coach Bill Belichick, doesn’t look at numbers. ”He’s a strong kid,” Belichick said, ”a real pocket-type quarterback that can read defenses and get the ball downfield or follow out the read progressions and take their second or third receivers. I think in the mold of what you’ve seen from the Colts in the past.”
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