Dan Orlovsky gets the call for Colts

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Well, Dan Orlovsky has a chance to make history.

He can be the man that helps the Colts avoid 0-16.  Or he can be the man who gets stuck as the starting quarterback on two different 0-16 teams.

Colts coach Jim Caldwell revealed Tuesday that Dan Orlovsky will take over for Curtis Painter as the team’s starter.  Caldwell made the announcement at the press conference to fire coordinator Larry Coyer — the man Caldwell chose for the job in 2009.

Orlovsky is unlikely to help the Colts get a win over the next two weeks. Indianapolis heads to New England, and then Baltimore.

The Colts will have a better chance later in the season when they host the Titans and Texans before traveling to Jacksonville.