Days after his release, Dan Orlovsky returns to Bucs
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.