Shop for Detroit Lions gear at

Posts Tagged ‘daunte culpepper’

Linehan Says Lions Starting QB Will Likely Be Decided After Preseason

Who’s going to throw to Calvin in 2009? Will there be a consistent passer in 2009, or should Detroit fans expect three quarterbacks like ’08? Will we win a game? Those are some of the burning questions already putting new Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan on fire. reported that Linehan spoke with three of […]

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 […]

QB Culpepper Won’t Get $1 Mil Bonus as He Expected

From: It turns out that Lions QB Daunte Culpepper did not earn his $1 million bonus. While the team did allow fewer sacks than they did last season, the verbiage of the contract also required the team not finishing in the bottom five in the league in sacks. The Lions finished 31st in the […]

Culpepper Doubtful for Saints on Sunday

From: Detroit Free Press Quarterback Daunte Culpepper, who has a sore shoulder, made some throws for the second straight day, although he likely will not be available to play Sunday against New Orleans. “He just kind of went out and worked out again,” Lions coach Rod Marinelli said. “He’s doubtful for this week.

Orlovsky Set to Start Sunday vs Saints

From: If the Lions avoid becoming the NFL’s first 0-15 team Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, they’ll do it with Dan Orlovsky as the starting quarterback. Coach Rod Marinelli named Orlovsky the starter at his Monday morning press conference, saying veteran Daunte Culpepper, who sat out the 31-21 loss to the Colts with […]

Orlovsky Likely to Start Sunday in Indy

With Daunte Culpepper doubtful for the Colts game, the Detroit News is reporting that an old friend could be back under center Sunday – that of Dan Orlovsky.  Lions coach Rod Marinelli said yesterday that Culpepper is “more doubtful than probable” to play in the contest, meaning the team will again go back to Orlovsky […]

Culpepper Doubtful for Sunday vs Colts

The Lions could be on their fourth QB on Sunday, as Daunte Culepper is far from a sure thing to start vs the Colts. Head coach Rod Marinelli said today that Culpeppers “more doubtful than probable” for this weekend’s contest. Culpepper strained his right shoulder in Sunday’s 20-16 loss to the Minnesota Vikings

Any Way You Look at It – a Win is Unlikely

At least you can say the team is playing with effort.  The Lions again on Sunday showed at least they have some heart, coming out and having a lead over the Vikings before finally falling 20-16.  Rod Marinelli, even being a lame duck coach, has not given up, and he and his coaches continue to […]