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Kitna To Remain Lions’ Starter

Jon Kitna remains the Lions’ starting quarterback.  Head coach Rod Marinelli added, however, that backups Drew Stanton and Dan Orlovsky would be given a chance to compete for the job.  Stanton sat out all of last year while Orlovsky has not played since he was a rookie in 2005.  Marinelli also said he has no […]

Stanton Says He’s 100 Percent and Ready to Go

Good news for the Lions in the progression of QB Drew Stanton.  The QB came out and on MLive.com said that his surgically repaired knee is “fully healed: and that he’ll be ready to go for mini-camps and the teams 08 training camp.  Stanton is ready to compete, and should push current starter Jon Kitna […]

Is Stanton the Future at QB for the Lions?

With clearly Jon Kitna nearing the end of his football career, who might be the man to take over the QB role for the Detroit Lions?  How about Drew Stanton?  Roy Williams is one man that thinks he might be the future of the position for the Lions, and yesterday on WDFN said as much.  […]

Kitna Not All That Sure He Wants Change

Jon Kitna is doing what he normally does – speaking his mind.  The starting Lions QB is coming out and defending former offensive coordinator Mike Martz, who was fired on Wednesday from the team.  “I wish it would have been different, but at the end of the day, these are decisions coaches and management need […]

Kitna Game-Time Decision, Drummond Gone

  It will be a game-time decision as to whether Lions quarterback Jon Kitna will play in this weekend’s preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts.  Kitna has missed three practices because of back spasms.  He said he wants to play, but offensive coordinator Mike Martz said he doesn’t want to take any chances with his […]

Positives Abound for Lions in Win over Cleveland

You have to have some positive thoughts about the Lions after watching their 23-20 win over the Cleveland Browns on Saturday night in Cleveland. Despite it being only the preseason, the Lions look a lot sharper, a lot more crisp, and are already playing what what seems to be a lot more determination that at […]