Dan OrlovskyFree Agent
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Sat, 01 Apr 2017 11:25:32 -0700
Free-agent QB Dan Orlovsky (Lions) has received some contract offers and expects to sign with a team in the next few weeks.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:08:22 -0800
Detroit Lions impending free-agent QB Dan Orlovsky will not return to the Lions in 2017.
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 08:54:58 -0800
The Detroit Lions may decide to move on from backup QB Dan Orlovsky, who is scheduled to become a free agent next month. Matthew Stafford and Jake Rudock are the only other quarterbacks on the team's roster, so another NFL veteran or college prospect is likely to be brought in if Orlovsky does not return.
Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:56:58 -0700
Detroit Lions QB Jake Rudock and QB Dan Orlovsky will be judged on their total body of work, and "the best player" will win the backup quarterback job, head coach Jim Caldwell said.
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:49:55 -0700
Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky remains the backup seeing second-team reps in the spring, but he is only signed through 2016 and does not have a future in Detroit. The team drafted QB Jake Rudock in the sixth round and he looked competent in minicamp.
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 04:55:41 -0700
Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky may have a lock on the No. 2 job despite the presence of QB Jake Rudock on the roster. Lions coach Jim Caldwell and offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter were singing Orlovsky's praises after OTAs ended last week.
Fantasy Tip: The thinking is Rudock may need some seasoning despite his raw talent, so Orlovsky may have the proven track record. The Lions may go with three QB's in 2016. If you own Matthew Stafford on your roster, it's always wise to stash the backup away as a "handcuff" selection, so keep an eye on how this shakes out.
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 14:37:19 -0700
Detroit Lions backup QB Dan Orlovsky will have a base salary of $985,000 for the 2016 season.
Fri, 11 Mar 2016 09:07:15 -0800
Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky re-signed an undisclosed deal to return to the Lions Friday, March 11.
Sun, 11 Oct 2015 15:19:40 -0700
Detroit Lions WR Matthew Stafford was benched late in the third quarter of the Week 5 game against the Arizona Cardinals, down 35-7. QB Dan Orlovsky replaced him.
Fantasy Tip: It's uncertain if the winless Lions plan to make a quarterback change, but it's bad news for the FantasyScore outlook for Stafford ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) going forward. Orlovsky ($4,500, 9.0% of cap) might be worth grabbing just in case, in formats which require two starting signal callers.
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:49:18 -0700
Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky appears to have a solid lead over QB Kellen Moore for the No. 2 quarterback job this season.
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