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Culpepper to be the Choice at QB for the Lions?


ProFootballTalk.com is reporting that the Lions are leaning towards having Daunte Culpepper as their QB for 2009. Here is the report on that earlier today:

As the Detroit Lions prepare to improve on the worst single season in the history of the NFL (if not all pro sports), they’ll apparently do so with Daunte Culpepper taking the snaps.

Former Lions receiver Mike Furrey told Alex Marvez and Ross Tucker of Sirius NFL Radio on Sunday morning that other quarterbacks on the roster have been told that Culpepper will be the starter.

This could mean that the Lions will target in the first round of the draft a quarterback, despite any lingering urges to take a wideout.

Then again, it’s not as if the franchise has mastered the art of snagging signal-callers in round one. Over the past 40 years, they’ve taken three: Joey Harrington, Andre Ware, Chuck Long.

Well, maybe they’re due.

Culpepper is due to receive a $2.5 million roster bonus later this month, so if he’s not cut before then it’s a pretty safe bet that, indeed, he’ll be the No. 1 guy in 2009.


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2 Responses to “Culpepper to be the Choice at QB for the Lions?”

  1. john eberhart says:

    Take LB A.Curry with the 1st pick & take one of those OT with there 2nd, move Backas to guard.. Then if J.Freeman is there with the 33rd take him here he can sit & watch culpepper for a year.

  2. […] Culpepper to be the Choice at QB for the Lions? ProFootballTalk.com is reporting that the Lions are leaning towards having Daunte Culpepper as their QB for 2009. Here is the report on that earlier today: As the Detroit Lions prepare to improve on the worst single season in the history of the NFL (if not all pro sports), they?ll apparently do so with Daunte Culpepper […] Culpepper to be the Choice at QB for the Lions? Lions Gab […]

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