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DAN ORLOVSKY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former UConn QB Dan Orlovsky Says Recruiting is Key to Program’s Future

There are highs and lows of all college football programs. For UConn (1-4, 0-2 AAC), it doesn’t get much higher than the days of Dan Orlovsky as its quarterback. Photo used courtesy of toledoblade.com. The Shelton, CT native could have accepted offers from bigger programs at Purdue or Michigan State, but he decided to play for his local Huskies. In his junior year, Orlovsky...
Via AAC Football Fever
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Orlovsky tries to make dream come true in home of worst nightmare

Give Dan Orlovsky credit for this: He wasn't afraid to come back to his worst nightmare and try to turn it into a dream come true. It's going to be difficult for Orlovsky to win the support of some Detroit Lions fans this time around simply because they'll never forget his first stint with the team. Orlovsky, 30, spent the first four years of his NFL career in Detroit after the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions final mock draft (Day 3)

Day 3 (Rounds 4-7 ) of the 2014 NFL Draft will begin at noon on Saturday, May 10. The Detroit Lions have three fourth-round picks and one selection in rounds six and seven. Detroit Lions final mock draft (Day 1) Here’s who I have the Lions drafting to this point: Round 1, Pick 10 (10th overall). Anthony Barr, OLB, UCLA Round 2, Pick 13 (45th overall). Marcus Martin, C, USC  ...
Via isportsweb.com
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions bring back Dan Orlovsky to back up Matthew Stafford

The Lions agreed to a one-year deal with Dan Orlovsky on Wednesday, bringing back the only quarterback in NFL history to unknowingly run out of his own end zone and spackle my brother’s basement. Orlovsky started seven games for the 0-16 Lions, including the game when he rolled out of his own end zone in a 12-10 loss to the Vikings. The FOX announcers that day called Orlovsky...
Via Detroit4lyfe
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions add veteran backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky

The Detroit Lions have signed veteran quarterback Dan Orlovsky to a one-year contract. Murmurs of the 30-year-old’s return to Detroit began this week. With the Lions he will be listed as the teams No. 2 quarterback after the team failed to re-sign Shaun Hill. In addition to his time with the Lions, Orlovsky is familiar with new coach Jim Caldwell who he started five games for while...
Via Tireball.com
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Orlovsky returns to Lions as backup quarterback

Dan Orlovsky is returning to the Detroit Lions after agreeing to a one-year deal on Wednesday. Let the jokes begin. Orlovsky infamously made himself a part of Lions' lore when he stepped on the line in the back of the end zone for a safety six years ago in what turned into a two-point loss to Minnesota. It was an unforgettable moment in the Lions' 0-16 season during which he played...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Detroit Lions “Expected” To Sign QB Dan Orlovsky

Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Detroit Lions are “expected” to sign QB Dan Orlovsky, per a league source. Orlovsky, 30, spent four seasons with the Lions before moving on to stints in Houston, Indianapolis and Tampa Bay for the last two seasons. The University of Connecticut product has started twelve games in his career, registering 14 touchdowns and 12 interceptions...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions “Known To Have Interest” In QB Dan Orlovsky

  Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions are “known to have interest” in free agent QB Dan Orlovsky. According to Birkett, Orlovsky is believed to be at the top of the Lions’ available free agents list. “We keep looking and we could certainly address it a number of different ways, and all options are open at this time,” Lions new HC Jim Caldwell...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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