Last weekend the Detroit Free Press ran a report that the Lions would be moving on from Dan Orlovsky as a backup to Matthew Stafford that more so highlighted the lack of news surrounding the Detroit Football Lions because surely who gives a **** about the their backup quarterback? Seriously if Matthew Stafford isn’t playing then the Lions may as well mail it in because winning on a week-in, week-out basis isn’t an option.
Anyways, today the Free Press ran another story shedding some light on Orlovsky’s apparent departure which is the Lions opting to use former Michigan quarterback Jake Rudock as the primary backup next season.
Orlovsky said on SiriusXM NFL radio this morning that the Lions told him they’re going “in a different direction” by promoting Rudock to second-string quarterback and letting Orlovsky’s contract expire next month.
In other words, a team looking for its first Super Bowl ring is going with a former Michigan quarterback and sixth-round pick to back up an established sta
Source: Detroit Lions News