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Mike Glennon Tampa's franchise quarterback?

Despite Tampa Bay finishing last season with a 4-12 record, I couldn't help but pay attention to this big tall stork running around at QB, Mike Glennon. It was a difficult year in Tampa Bay last season. The Josh Freeman mess, the Greg Schiano under pressure all year situation, the losing and the complacency that comes with it. Despite all of that, I thought rookie QB, Mike...
Via Route4Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Caldwell, new culture made Dan Orlovsky pursue return to Lions

Backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky understands why he might not receive the warmest welcome in his return to the Lions after being a part of the 0-16 season in 2008. But when he became a free agent this offseason after five years away from Detroit, Orlovsky put the Lions near the top of his wish list because he’s noticed a change in culture and holds coach Jim Caldwell in the highest...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions sign Orlovsky as backup QB

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Quarterback Dan Orlovsky is back with the Detroit Lions after signing a one-year contract.
Via FOXSports.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions’ human end zone marker returns

I suppose stranger things have happened, but the Detroit Lions brought back an infamous piece of their past and with him may come questions about the sanity of Martin Mayhew and Jim Caldwell. QB Dan Orlovsky is back.  Yes, the man who couldn’t help but step out of the back his own end zone during his first stint with the Lions has returned.  With fair warning to Orlovsky, he...
Via The Penalty Flag
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Orlovsky returns to Lions to back up Matthew Stafford

Back in 2005 the Lions thought quarterback Dan Orlovsky could be part of their future. Now the Lions believe he can part of their present. The Lions on Tuesday signed Orlovsky to replace Shaun Hill as the backup to Matthew Stafford. Orlovsky was signed to a one-year deal. Hill signed with the Rams last week. The Lions were also believed to be interested in Luke McCown, who signed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions re-haunted by one of Matt Millen’s mistakes at quarterback

Every time I think we could maybe go a week without rehashing the nightmare days of Matt Millen’s tenure in Detroit, something brings those painful memories back. The most recent addition to the Detroit Lions roster left me speechless, hurt and in denial; had Millen possessed the soul of general manager Martin Mayhew and brought one of his classic mistakes back while laughing maniacally...
Via cover32 - Lions
18 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Sign QB Dan Orlovsky

Yes, this Dan Orlovsky…. Good luck with all that. The #Lions have agreed to terms on a 1-year deal with quarterback Dan Orlovsky to be their new backup to @Staff_9 — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) April 2, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions sign QB Dan Orlovsky

Per Lions beat writer Tim Twentyman, the Lions have signed quarterback Dan Orlovsky to backup Matthew Stafford.  If you remember, Orlovsky, or OrLOLvsky to some, was with the Lions from 2005-2008, so at least he knows his way around Metro Detroit.  Unfortunately for him, the Lions and Lions fans, he doesn’t know his way around a football field. Get ready for this to be played...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
18 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

US Patent Office rejects “Washington Redskin” Potatoes on grounds of hate-speech

I wish I could say Im suprised.Im going to call the Federal Goverment “Dan Orlovsky” because its overstepping its bounds by rejecting a patent for “Washington Redskin” potatoes. From something called “Think Progress” aka Stink Progress, the US Patent office had this to say about why it would not approve the name:Given that ‘REDSKIN’ in the mark is a derogatory slang...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Great gaffes from NFL Week 1

Opening Sunday is always full of mishaps and gaffes, and this season’s edition was no different. Let’s get right to it. Titans safety themselves We saw more than one safety today, but this one stands above the rest for one simple reason. It happened three seconds into the Titans’ road game against the Steelers. Let me lay the situation down. On the opening kickoff...
Via This Given Sunday
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez Can’t Catch Footballs Either (GIF)

Mark Sanchez can’t really throw footballs and may not be throwing them anytime soon after injuring his shoulder against the Giants.  Still, nothing like a Sanchez GIF to put a smile on your face: Geno Smith Pulls a Dan Orlovsky (GIF) Rex Ryan Doesn’t Like ‘Who is the Starting QB’ Questions (Video)
Via Juan Elway
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Geno Smith Pulls a Dan Orlovsky (GIF)

Mark Sanchez is already a laughing stock and the butt fumble of just about any joke you can think of.  Well, let’s welcome Dan Orlovsky Geno Smith to the list of Jets that we can rip on this season.  Check out the GIF below: 2 Girls, 1 Dirty Mark Sanchez Mark Sanchez’ License Plate
Via Juan Elway
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Geno Smith Pulls a Dan Orlovsky (GIF)

Mark Sanchez is already a laughing stock and the butt fumble of just about any joke you can think of.  Well, let’s welcome Dan Orlovsky Geno Smith to the list of Jets that we can rip on this season.  Check out the GIF below: 2 Girls, 1 Dirty Mark Sanchez Mark Sanchez’ License Plate
Via Juan Elway
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss
DO IT LIKE ORLOVSKY

Geno Smith runs out the back of end zone

New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith has had an absolutely terrible night in his first NFL start. He currently has three interceptions and just did his best Dan Orlovsky impression, running out of the back of the end zone while trying to avoid a sack. The only person happy to see all of this transpire has to be Mark Sanchez.
Via Diehardsport
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Geno Smith Pulls a “Dan Orlovsky” Runs Out of End Zone for Safety (Video)

Geno having a rough night. We call this an Orlovsky for this reason.
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers re-sign backup QB Dan Orlovsky

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed reserve quarterback Dan Orlovsky and restructured the contract of cornerback Eric Wright. The team did not disclose the financial terms of the one-year deals Tuesday. Orlovsky is a ninth-year pro who appeared in one game with Tampa Bay last season, completing four of seven passes for 51 yards. Wright signed with the Bucs as a free agent...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs re-sign backup QB Dan Orlovsky

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed reserve quarterback Dan Orlovsky and restructured the contract of cornerback Eric Wright. The team did not disclose the financial terms of the one-year deals Tuesday. Orlovsky is a ninth-year pro who appeared in one game with Tampa Bay last season, completing four of seven passes for 51 yards. Wright signed with the Bucs...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Release Dan Orlovsky and D.J. Ware

The Tampa Bay  Buccaneers recently released quarterback Dan Orlovsky and running back D.J. Ware. Orlovksy who was picked up as a free agent during the 2012 offseason, played in only one game last year. Please click here to read this story. The post Tampa Bay Buccaneers Release Dan Orlovsky and D.J. Ware appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay releases Dan Orlovsky

Dan Orlovsky was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday. Orlovsky appeared in one game during the 2012 season. While Orlovsky has a 6-fo0t-5, 230 pound frame, he has never found success in the NFL. In 12 career starts he has just two wins while serving as the backup on primarily bad teams. By releasing Orlovsky the Buccaneers will save $1.5 million against the cap. The cut also...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs release Dan Orlovsky and DJ Ware

The Buccaneers continue their busy offseason, even though they are not signing cornerbacks. Today they announced the release of two veteran per the NFL transaction logs. Running back DJ Ware and quarterback Dan Orlovsky were released, the Orlovsky one being a bit of a surprise. Head coach Greg Schiano wanted competition for quarterback Josh Freeman but apparently Orlovsky was not...
Via The Bay Cave
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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