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Mortensen: A surprise if Culpepper is back in 2010

It looks as if the Lions will have a different backup QB in 2010, as Chris Mortensen of ESPN had the following on his Twitter today about Daunte Culpepper coming back: Schwartz was vague about Culpepper’s future in Detroit. I’ll be surprised if Daunte is back. Read that as meaning that the team is going […]

Lions Interested in KC Defensive Tackle Glenn Dorsey?

The Lions need to upgrade their D-line as they look to 2010, and MLive.com points out today that maybe the team may take a long look at former first round draft choice Glenn Dorsey over in KC, as DC Gunther Cunningham had high praise for Dorsey despite the fact he’s had little impact so far […]

Stafford, Johnson Not Likely To Play Thursday

Two of the Detroit Lions’ young stars appear to not be in line to play Thursday against the Green Bay Packers, according to Tim Twentyman of the Detroit News. To recap a bit, let’s rewind to last week’s game against the Cleveland Browns. Stafford was flattened by a Cleveland defensive lineman but would then return […]

Steelers Soon to be Released LB Foote a Good Fit for the Lions?

There’s been plenty of chatter about the Lions having interest in local product Larry Foote, the ILB from the Steelers who has asked the team or his release. John Clayton of ESPN reports that he thinks Foote would be a good fit for a team that needs some playmakers on defense: With a need for […]

Lions Meet w/ Free Agent LB Angelo Crowell

The Lions today are meeting with Bills free agent linebacker Angelo Crowell. He spoke to the Bucs on Monday, and today was in Detroit. The 27-year-old spent all of 2008 on IR after knee surgery in the offseason. He is not expected to be cleared for full football-related workouts until after the draft on April […]

Lions Eyeing LB Maualuga w/ the First Pick

From: FreeP.com Lions fans have eyes for LB Rey Maualuga (who was 6-1, 254, by the way). It remains to be seen whether the Lions will, too, as they try to repair one of the worst defenses in NFL history. What would it be like to go to the Lions? “I know one person can’t […]

Lions Might Just Release Daunte Culpepper?

From: Ann Arbor News Quarterback Daunte Culpepper, cornerback Leigh Bodden, guard Edwin Mulitalo, safety Dwight Smith and tight end Dan Campbell have big salaries coming, and they could be released in the offseason. Culpepper, who was signed in mid-season, has a $2.5 million roster bonus due in late February that would trigger a $2.5 million […]

Schwartz and Mularkey Candidates for the Lions?

From: Everything Michigan The search for the next Lions’ head coach gets murkier daily as names keep popping up on the radar. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports on Sunday NFL Countdown that Titans’ defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz and Falcons’ offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey are the candidates to watch in Detroit. “Titans defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz interviewed […]