Fresh off their sixth victory in seven games, the three Detroit Lions quarterbacks went for a jog Monday. That's when 10-year veteran Dan Orlovsky made a startling confession:
"This is my first 'Victory Monday.'"
Victory Mondays are a funny tradition, and they change from coach to coach. Typically, a team will pass a certain milestone — eight games, maybe 10 — and then, after a big win, a coach will give the players Monday off. Until now, those days have been just a rumor to Orlovsky, who has endured starts of 0-8 or worse with three separate franchises.
He started seven games for the 0-16 Lions in 2008, was at the helm for the only two victories by...