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NFL Free Agency: Three Veteran Backup Quarterbacks The Detroit Lions Should Consider

All indications are that the Detroit Lions will say goodbye to backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky and promote Jake Rudock to the 2nd string. But that doesn’t mean the Lions won’t be looking for another veteran signal caller to provide insurance and competition this offseason. When NFL Free Agency begins in March the Lions will be […] NFL Free Agency: Three Veteran Backup Quarterbacks...
Via Sidelion Report
6 days ago

Detroit Lions Likely To Sign Veteran Backup After Departure Of Dan Orlovksy

The Detroit Lions will part ways Dan Orlovsky, this according to the man himself in an interview on SirusXM NFL Radio. During that interview on February 16th, the back-up QB indicated that the Lions would be going in a different direction, possibly promoting Jake Rudock to the backup role. That is new Orlovsky may have […] Detroit Lions Likely To Sign Veteran Backup After Departure...
Via Sidelion Report
7 days ago

Jake Rudock is ending the Dan Orlovsky era with the Lions

Last weekend the Detroit Free Press ran a report that the Lions would be moving on from Dan Orlovsky as a backup to Matthew Stafford that more so highlighted the lack of news surrounding the Detroit Football Lions because surely who gives a **** about the their backup quarterback? Seriously if Matthew Stafford isn’t playing then the Lions may as well mail it in because winning...
Via The Majors Detroit
10 days ago

Dan Orlovsky says Lions going with Jake Rudock as backup QB

Dan Orlovsky has served as the backup quarterback to Matthew Stafford in Detroit for the last three seasons, but he won’t be back for a fourth year with the Lions. That word came from Orlovsky himself during an interview with Ross Tucker on Sirius XM NFL Radio Thursday. Orlovsky is set to become a free…
Via Pro Football Talk
10 days ago

Report: Stafford has torn ligaments in finger on throwing hand

Matthew Stafford will likely play the rest of the season with a glove on his throwing hand after suffering a dislocation and torn ligaments in his middle finger on Sunday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Stafford dislocated the top of his middle finger and suffered torn ligaments, which have left the top of his finger bent at a 90-degree angle. Stafford injured his finger during...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Cody Kessler explains his Dan Orlovsky blunder

Cody Kessler was mocked for pulling a Dan Orlovsky and running out of the back of the end zone without realizing it, but it turns out the man has a pretty good excuse for doing so. Kessler was 2-of-2 for 15 yards and a touchdown in the Cleveland Browns’ 17-11 loss to the Packers on Friday night. Though the former USC QB produced the team’s only touchdown, he did have the embarrassing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 13, 2016  |  Discuss

New Lions GM seems interested in drafting a QB

New Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn spent 16 seasons with a New England Patriots team that has been among the best in the NFL when it comes to strategizing for the draft. Among the things New England has done better than most teams is stockpiling young quarterback talent behind Tom Brady. This has led to the organization to being able to trade these young players for draft...
Via Sportsnaut
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Dan Orlovksy mocks himself to salute Jared Allen on retirement

Dan Orlovsky’s NFL career arguably — and unfortunately — can be summed up in one boneheaded play involving newly retired Jared Allen. And in a sign of class and a demonstration of a fine sense of humor, Orlovsky used self-deprecation to salute the sackmaster on his phenomenal NFL career. The current Detroit Lions backup quarterback was under center — during the team’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford’s wife rails against criticism of husband

The wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford again has taken to social media to defend her husband amid reports related to recently ousted Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi. “So I guess I’m a little behind the time since I have been enjoying myself on the beach,” Kelly Stafford wrote on Instagram. “Heard that one of the coaches, who got fired, came...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 06, 2015  |  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

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