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Lions Deal QB Jon Kitna to Dallas

Reports are coming in from The National Football Post that state that the Lions have sent backup QB Jon Kitna to the Cowboys in exchange for “late picks.” He would come in and be the backup for Tony Romo, who as of right now does not have a true backup QB after the team dumped […]

After Culpepper’s New Deal; Kitna Likely Gone

Pro Football Weekly says that now that the Lions have given Daunte Culpepper a new deal, that should mean the end for former QB Jon Kitna. Here is the story: The Lions have reworked QB Daunte Culpeppers’s contract, eliminating a $2.5 million roster bonus he was due at the end of the month. The move […]

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 […]

QB Kitna Not Going To Lions Training Facility

From: Pro Football Weekly Lions QB Jon Kitna has not been at the team’s training facility, as other players on injured reserve often are, but that’s because Kitna almost certainly will not be in Detroit next season. Head coach Rod Marinelli conceded that Kitna probably would be healthy enough now to play, which is interesting […]

Preview: Can The Lions Find Their First Win of 08 in Houston?

The Houston Texans saved their season last Sunday when QB Matt Schaub pulled off a gutsy QB sneak on 4th down from the three-yard line trailing against the Dolphins at Reliant Stadium. This Sunday the team takes on the winless Detroit Lions, and they are hoping that they will not need the same type of […]

Much Better Effort; But Plenty of Questions Remain

The effort against the Vikings on Sunday was by far the best of the season for a Lions team that appeared to have given up last Sunday vs the Bears. The issues remain though that the team is 0-5, and that they still look more like a bad high school JV team on offense no […]

Week 6 Preview: Lions Travel to Minnesota

Coming off a whirlwind win over the Saints on Monday night, the Minnesota Vikings are back at home Sunday as they play host to the awful 0-4 Detroit Lions in a NFC North battle. The Lions are coming off a 34-7 loss at home to the Bears, and the questions in the post game were […]

Kitna’s Playing Streak Could be Over Sunday vs Vikings

The Lions could be without starting QB Jon Kitna Sunday when the team travels to Minnesota to play the Vikings. The QB missed practice today and had an MRI on his injured back that cost him the second half vs the Bears in Sunday’s 34-7 loss. Coach Rod Marinelli said he doesn’t know yet whether […]