NFL: Tampa Bay 30, New England 28

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Rookie safety Mark Barron's interception of a Tom Brady pass and his 22-yard return for a touchdown Friday highlighted Tampa Bay's 30-28 win over New England.

NFL: Tampa Bay 20, Miami 7

MIAMI, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Rookie Doug Martin and LeGarrette Blount each scored a rushing touchdown Friday in the first half of Tampa Bay's 20-7 pre-season win over Miami.

NFL: Jacksonville 19, Indianapolis 13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Maurice Jones-Drew picked up 169 yards for Jacksonville Saturday, clinching the NFL season rushing title in the Jaguars' 19-13 decision over Indianapolis.

NFL: Indianapolis 27, Tennessee 13

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Donald Brown racked up 161 rushing yards Sunday, powering the Indianapolis Colts to their first win of the season in a 27-13 verdict over Tennessee.

NFL: Baltimore 24, Indianapolis 10

BALTIMORE, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Ray Rice ran for 103 yards with a touchdown and added six catches Sunday for the Baltimore Ravens, who kept Indianapolis winless with a 24-10 victory.

NFL: New England 31, Indianapolis 24

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Rob Gronkowski hauled down a pair of TD passes and ran for another score for New England, which kept Indianapolis winless with a 31-24 victory Sunday.
Orlovsky to start at quarterback for Colts

Orlovsky to start at quarterback for Colts

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Dan Orlovsky, a seventh-year pro who hasn't started a game since 2008, will start at quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts this week, Coach Jim Caldwell said.

NFL: Jacksonville 17, Indianapolis 3

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Maurice Jones-Drew's fourth-quarter touchdown run iced Jacksonville's first road victory of the year Sunday, a 17-3 decision over winless Indianapolis.

NFL: Indianapolis 17, Cincinnati 13

CINCINNATI, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Dan Orlovsky threw a 7-yard scoring pass to Taj Smith with 1:08 to play Thursday, boosting the Indianapolis Colts to a 17-13 exhibition win over Cincinnati.

NFL: New Orleans 38, Houston 20

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Backup quarterback Chase Daniel threw three touchdowns Saturday, guiding New Orleans to a 38-20 exhibition win over Houston.

NFL: Arizona 19, Houston 16

GLENDALE, Ariz., Aug. 14 (UPI) -- John Skelton hit Jason Wright with a 15-yard TD pass with 1:53 left Saturday in the Arizona Cardinals' come-from-behind 19-16 pre-season win over Houston.

Quarterbacks again head NFL injury list

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Eight quarterbacks were among the ailing when the injury report for the NFL's 14th week was released Friday afternoon.

NFL: Detroit 26, Cleveland 6

DETROIT, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Dan Orlovsky hit on 13-of-20 passes for 167 yards with a touchdown Saturday to lead the Detroit Lions to a 26-6 pre-season win over Cleveland.

NFL: Detroit 27, Cincinnati 10

CINCINNATI, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Quarterback Drew Stanton passed for one touchdown and ran for another Sunday, helping the Detroit Lions beat Cincinnati 27-10 in an NFL pre-season game.

NFL: Buffalo 20, Detroit 13

PONTIAC, Mich., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Craig Nall threw for 119 yards and one touchdown Thursday night as Buffalo beat the Detroit Lions, 20-13.
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Dan Orlovsky
Detroit Lions quarterback Dan Orlovsky (6) drops back to pass against the Indianapolis Colts during the second quarter at Lucas Oil Field in Indianapolis on December 14, 2008. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)

Daniel John Orlovsky (born August 18, 1983, in Shelton, Connecticut) is a quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. The Detroit Lions drafted Orlovsky in the fifth round (145th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Connecticut.

Born in Connecticut, Orlovsky played high school football. "When I was younger, I would have garbage cans set up all around the yard," Orlovsky recalled. "And I would have like 20 balls and just fire them into the cans. I really had nothing else to do back then."

Orlovsky attended Shelton High School and became the starting quarterback during his sophomore year. As a senior, he threw for 2,489 yards and 58 touchdowns as the Gaels went 12-0, winning the state championship. His overall record as a high school quarterback was 28-4. He earned All-American honors from Prep Football Report, SuperPrep and Prep Star, and was also named Connecticut all-state, Class LL MVP, the New Haven Register's Connecticut Player of the Year and winner of the McHugh Award.

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