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8 Dan Orlovsky QB

Detroit Lions

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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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Dan Orlovsky doesn't want to rehash the past
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Lions quarterback Dan Orlovsky, who's back with the team after his 2005-08 stint, doesn't like to relive the 0-16 season in 2008. Orlovsky punctuated that debacle by running out the back of his own end zone for a safety.

“There’s not much I can say to unmask the things that happened or erase those things,” Orlovsky told the Detroit Free Press. “My personal aspect of it is I knew I played well. We were just not a good football team. Did I have a part of that? Sure. I wish I played better in certain spaces, but I knew I played well, and I kind of look at it like this: It’s hard to play in this league for four years. It’s really, really hard to play in it for 10 years.

“I get the fears maybe with obviously fans and whatnot, but the organization knows what they’re doing, and I know I’m a good player, and I certainly hope to just be part of changing some of that past, whether it’s directly or indirectly.”

Orlovsky replaced Shaun Hill as Matthew Stafford's backup.

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Lions sign Dan Orlovsky to one-year deal
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

The Lions signed quarterback Dan Orlovsky to a one-year deal. He'll replace Shaun Hill as the backup to Matthew Stafford.

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Lions continue search for backup quarterback
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Lions coach Jim Caldwell said "all options are open" when it comes to finding a backup quarterback. Shaun Hill signed with the Rams, leaving only Kellen Moore behind Matthew Stafford.

Moore has not appeared in a regular-season game, and it's unclear if he has a legitimate shot at the No. 2 job.

“We keep looking and we could certainly address it a number of different ways, and all options are open at this time,” Caldwell said, per the Detroit Free Press.

Signing Dan Orlovsky is one possibility. He started seven games for the Lions from 2005-08.

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Lions expected to focus on Dan Orlovsky
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Having lost backup quarterback Shaun Hill to the Rams, the Lions are expected to "turn their sights" to free agent Dan Orlovsky, reports the Detroit Free Press. Orlovsky played for Detroit from 2005-08 and spent the last two years with the Buccaneers.

In 2011 Orlovsky played for the Colts under coach Jim Caldwell, now the head man in Detroit. Orlovsky played reasonably well that season, completing 63.2 percent of his throws for 1,201 yards in eight games. He threw six touchdows and four interceptions while losing three fumbles.

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WeekDateOpp.Comp-AttYdsTDInt
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29/14/14CAR0-0000
39/21/14GB0-0000
49/28/14NYJ0-0000
510/5/14BUF0-0000
610/12/14MIN0-0000
710/19/14NO0-0000
810/26/14ATL0-0000
1011/9/14MIA0-0000
1111/16/14ARI0-0000
1211/23/14NE0-0000
1311/27/14CHI0-0000
1412/7/14TB0-0000
1512/14/14MIN0-0000
1612/21/14CHI0-0000
1712/28/14GB0-0000
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---
TOTAL241247227658.529316.2196141229/18230376.0
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
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2009Houston Texans000.000000.0000
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2012Tampa Bay Buccaneers100.000000.0000
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2014Detroit Lions000.000000.0000
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Fumbles
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2010Houston Texans100000000
2011Indianapolis Colts873010010
2012Tampa Bay Buccaneers100000000
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers200000000
2014Detroit Lions000000000
TOTAL24114030030
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/218
Birthdate:
8/18/1983
Age:
31
Hometown:
Bridgeport, CT, USA
School:
Connecticut
NFL Experience:
10
Awards:
2016 Super Bowl
Super Bowl
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2016 Super Bowl
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