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Posts Tagged ‘Dan Orlovsky’

Colts bench Painter for Orlovsky

First the defensive coordinator, now the starting quarterback. Colts head coach Jim Caldwell announced during his Tuesday press conference that he has opted to bench starting quarterback Curtis Painter in favor of Dan Orlovsky. In three appearances this season, Orlovsky has completed 14 out of 21 passes (66.7%) for 122 yards; good for a QB […]

Colts Bring Back QB Dan Orlovsky

The Colts are bringing back veteran quarterback Dan Orlovsky. A person familiar with the deal confirmed the signing Tuesday night but requested anonymity because the Colts had not yet announced the move. Orlovsky spent training camp with the Colts this summer and was released during the final cutdown. But with Peyton Manning out after neck […]

Colts Make Moves and Roster Cuts to Get to 53

Two offseason free-agent additions, defensive tackle Tommie Harris and quarterback Dan Orlovsky, headline the list of 27 players released by the Colts at Saturday’s deadline to trim the active roster down to 53 men. Harris, a three-time Pro Bowl selection and twice an All-Pro during a seven- year tenure with the Chicago Bears from 2004-10, […]

Signing Kerry Collins Was A Good Move

There’s been a lot of debate over the significance of the Colts signing veteran quarterback Kerry Collins lately, and rightfully so.  We’ve been on a roller coaster ride about the condition of Peyton Manning after his neck surgery.  It seems every day the talking heads on Yahoo and ESPN are proclaiming a new likelihood of […]

Colts Backup QBs Struggle in Loss to Rams

Colts coach Jim Caldwell isn’t worried about his backup quarterbacks, despite their struggles in the preseason opener against the Rams. With Peyton Manning out because of a neck injury, reserves Curtis Painter and Dan Orlovsky got the early action. They combined to complete 7 of 16 passes with three interceptions in the 33-10 loss on […]