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Days after his release, Dan Orlovsky returns to Bucs

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Quarterback Dan Orlovsky is a Buc once again.

Released on Thursday, Josh Freeman’s back agreed to return to the team on Monday, presumably at a lower salary.
Orlovsky was entering the second year of a two-year, $2.5 million contract when he was released. He played in just one regular-season game in 2012, completing 4 of 7 pass attempts in a loss at New Orleans.

The Bucs might not be done with the quarterback position, however. The team is widely expected to consider selecting on in the NFL draft, potentially creating a competitive situation at the position behind Freeman.

The Bucs have had casual talks with a number of quarterbacks during the free-agent signing period, indicating they have considered upgrading the position and creating the competition coach Greg Schiano has sought.



[Last modified: Monday, April 8, 2013 8:52pm]

    

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