Dan Orlovsky revisited an embarrassing moment from his NFL career to mock himself. Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

You could make the argument that Dan Orlovsky has already enjoyed more success in his career as an NFL analyst than he did when he played in the league, and the former quarterback probably would not disagree. A hilarious tweet he sent this week is proof of that.

Orlovsky created his own meme on Tuesday about how rough of a year 2020 has been. He used a side-by-side image that featured a photo of him celebrating with the Indianapolis Colts representing “my plans” on the left and another of him making one of the most boneheaded plays in NFL history on the right. The photo on the right represented 2020.

Nicely done, Dan.

Orlovsky played in the NFL for several seasons, and he enjoyed decent success when he started five games for the Indianapolis Colts in 2011. However, the play he will be most remembered for is when he was with the winless Detroit Lions in 2008. During a game that season, Orlovsky accidentally took a safety by stepping out of the end zone while trying to keep a play alive. He has been reminded of the embarrassing blunder numerous times since.

Orlovsky is now being considered for a pretty significant role with ESPN, so he’s doing just fine.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.



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Can you name every prominent quarterback in the history of the Detroit Lions?

While many quarterbacks have thrown passes for the Detroit Lions over the years, this quiz only lists the signal callers who led the team in passing yards in the years displayed. The Lions were called the Portsmouth Spartans from 1930-1933.

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1932
Dutch Clark
1933
Glenn Presnell
1934
Dutch Clark
1935
Glenn Presnell
1936
Dutch Clark
1937
Bill Shepherd
1938
Vern Huffman
1939
Dwight Sloan
1940-1941
Whizzer White
1942
Harry Hopp
1943-1944
Frankie Sinkwich
1945
Chuck Fenenbock
1946
Dave Ryan
1947
Clyde LeForce
1948
Fred Enke
1949
Frank Tripucka
1950-1957
Bobby Layne
1958
Tobin Rote
1959
Earl Morrall
1960-1961
Jim Ninowski
1962
Milt Plum
1963
Earl Morrall
1964-1965
Milt Plum
1966
Karl Sweetan
1967
Milt Plum
1968-1969
Bill Munson
1970-1972
Greg Landry
1973-1974
Bill Munson
1975
Joe Reed
1976-1977
Greg Landry
1978
Gary Danielson
1979
Jeff Komlo
1980
Gary Danielson
1981
Eric Hipple
1982
Gary Danielson
1983
Eric Hipple
1984
Gary Danielson
1985-1986
Eric Hipple
1987
Chuck Long
1988
Rusty Hilger
1989
Bob Gagliano
1990
Rodney Peete
1991
Erik Kramer
1992-1993
Rodney Peete
1994
Dave Krieg
1995-1997
Scott Mitchell
1998
Charlie Batch
1999
Gus Frerotte
2000-2001
Charlie Batch
2002-2005
Joey Harrington
2006-2007
Jon Kitna
2008
Dan Orlovsky
2009
Matthew Stafford
2010
Shaun Hill
2011-2019
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