In seven of his 12 seasons as an NFL quarterback, Dan Orlovsky did not throw a regular-season pass.
He did not play a single snap in five of those seasons, most recently in 2016 when he backed up Matt Stafford with the Detroit Lions.
Orlovsky could experience a similar fate this season.
And that would be just fine with the Rams, who signed the veteran to mentor younger quarterbacks Jared Goff and Sean Mannion.
Goff, 22, was the first pick in the 2016 draft. His development has been the focal point of every executive decision made about the offense, including the hiring of offense-minded head coach Sean McVay.
Mannion, 25, is a third-year pro who has played in...
Why did he leave? Running back-returner Bobby Rainey was claimed by the Cleveland Browns after the Ravens cut him before the season. Spending the early part of the 2012 season on the practice squad, he was placed on injured reserve in November. Week 12 highlights: Rainey only rushed for 35 yards...