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8 Dan Orlovsky QB

Detroit Lions

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220155.01166.8

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Lions QB Dan Orlovsky throws for 191 yards in second half Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dan Orlovsky completed 21-of-38 passes for 191 yards, with one touchdown and an interception, in Sunday's 42-17 loss to Arizona.

Orlovsky entered the game midway through the third quarter for an ineffective Matthew Stafford, who tossed three interceptions. The backup QB was able to move the ball a bit in the second half, but he did not lead the Detroit Lions to a touchdown until the 1:36 mark of the fourth quarter, when he hit Lance Moore on a 13-yard score. Stafford is Detroit's franchise QB, for better or worse, so don't expect Orlovsky to start anytime soon.

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Fine game puts Lions QB Dan Orlovsky in lead for backup job
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Dan Orlovsky inched ahead of Kellen Moore in the battle for the backup quarterback job with the Lions on Thursday with a strong effort in the second preseason game against Washington, according to the Detroit Free Press.

Orlovsky completed 13 of 17 passes for 118 yards. He engineered two touchdown marches in just two quarters of action.

"He's had very good performances," Jim Caldwell said. "Dan is, obviously, a guy that has real good understanding of systems, does a good job in terms of the leadership and he's effective. So he's doing a good job. (But) this is Game 2, so we've got a little ways to go."

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Lions re-sign QB Dan Orlovsky to one-year deal
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Lions have re-signed quarterback Dan Orlovsky to a one-year deal, per the team's website.

Orlovsky will return to a backup role behind starter Matthew Stafford. Originally drafted by the Lions in the fifth round of the 2005 draft, Orlovsky has attempted 472 career passes. He's made 12 starts in his career, with seven coming for the Lions in 2008 and five for the Colts in 2011.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.Comp-AttYdsTDInt
19/13/15SD0-0000
29/20/15MIN0-0000
39/27/15DEN0-0000
410/5/15SEA0-0000
510/11/15ARI21-3819111
610/18/15CHI0-0000
710/25/15MIN0-0000
811/1/15KC1-21000
1011/15/15GB0-0000
1111/22/15OAK0-0000
1211/26/15PHI0-0000
1312/3/15GB0-0000
1412/13/15STL0-0000
1512/21/15NO0-0000
1612/27/15SF0-0000
171/3/16CHI0-0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Passing
YearTeamGGSAttCompPctYdsYPALgTDIntTkld20+40+Rate
2005Detroit Lions2017741.2633.7120001/31051.8
2006Detroit Lions0000---0---0000/000---
2007Detroit Lions0000---0---0000/000---
2008Detroit Lions10725514356.116166.34968814/9520272.6
2009Houston Texans0000---0---0000/000---
2010Houston Texans1000---0---0000/000---
2011Indianapolis Colts8519312263.212016.22406414/848182.4
2012Tampa Bay Buccaneers107457.1517.2924000/01080.1
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers2000---0---0000/000---
2014Detroit Lions0000---0---0000/000---
2015Detroit Lions20402255.02015.0323110/03066.8
TOTAL261251229858.231326.1296151329/18233375.3
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2005Detroit Lions2000---0000
2006Detroit Lions0000---0000
2007Detroit Lions0000---0000
2008Detroit Lions1077294.110002
2009Houston Texans0000---0000
2010Houston Texans1000---0000
2011Indianapolis Colts85650.87000
2012Tampa Bay Buccaneers1000---0000
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers2000---0000
2014Detroit Lions0000---0000
2015Detroit Lions2000---0000
TOTAL261213342.610002
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2005Detroit Lions211.000000.0000
2006Detroit Lions000.000000.0000
2007Detroit Lions000.000000.0000
2008Detroit Lions1000.000000.0000
2009Houston Texans000.000000.0000
2010Houston Texans100.000000.0000
2011Indianapolis Colts800.000000.0000
2012Tampa Bay Buccaneers100.000000.0000
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers200.000000.0000
2014Detroit Lions000.000000.0000
2015Detroit Lions200.000000.0000
TOTAL2611.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2005Detroit Lions211000000
2006Detroit Lions000000000
2007Detroit Lions000000000
2008Detroit Lions1030020020
2009Houston Texans000000000
2010Houston Texans100000000
2011Indianapolis Colts873010010
2012Tampa Bay Buccaneers100000000
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers200000000
2014Detroit Lions000000000
2015Detroit Lions200000000
TOTAL26114030030
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/215
Birthdate:
8/18/1983
Age:
32
Hometown:
Bridgeport, CT, USA
School:
Connecticut
NFL Experience:
10
Awards:
2016 Super Bowl
Super Bowl
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