Posts Tagged ‘Daunte Culpepper’

First and 10: Catch up on weekend’s action

The NFL’s longest offseason officially ended over the weekend when 30 of the league’s 32 teams hit the field for the first time. Take a look at the weekend’s most memorable plays.

Schottenheimer, Glanville accept UFL coaching jobs

While the UFL has its share of problems like, oh I don’t know — losing approximately $50 million on the 2010 season and being sued by league investor Mark Cuban — one matter they don’t have any issue with is attracting long-standing NFL coaches to helm their teams.

Pick Six: Worst free-agent QB signings

A lot of quarterback needy teams like to forgo the draft to go with a known commodity, a veteran quarterback. That is not always the wisest decision. Here are six examples of teams that should have considered other options before going with the veteran as we count down the top six free-agent quarterback busts in NFL history.

The Madden curse strikes … again!

Did the Madden cover curse strike again? With word of Drew Brees’ knee injury, it would appear so.

All eyes on Anderson on Saturday night

The Cardinals will give QB Derek Anderson a chance to prove that he should be the team’s signal caller as they travel to Chicago to take on the Bears.

Culpepper seeking audience for next opportunity

Free-agent QB Daunte Culpepper is making the rounds at the NFL Annual Meeting in Orlando in an effort to find an opportunity with a new team.

Roundup: Vikings have reported interest in L.T.

The Vikings have a genuine interest in former Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson according to a report in the Star Tribune. The Vikings are looking for a reliable backup to RB Adrian Peterson after losing former understudy Chester Taylor to Chicago at the beginning of free agency.

Schwartz: Lions open to trading No. 2 overall pick

Lions coach Jim Schwartz just addressed reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine media center and said the team is willing to move its first-round draft pick (No. 2 overall) if the right trade presents itself.

Stanton takes over as Lions’ QB

Lions coach Jim Schwartz announced Wednesday that Drew Stanton will make his first NFL career start this weekend against the 49ers, keeping veteran backup Daunte Culpepper on the bench.

Lions sit Culpepper to start second half; Stanton in

After going scoreless in one half with Daunte Culpepper, the Lions opened the second half of Sunday’s game against the Cardinals with Drew Stanton at quarterback.

Schwartz: Lions RB Smith out for season

Lions coach Jim Schwartz said RB Kevin Smith will have season-ending surgery on his left knee, reports.

Ravens might face Lions without Reed

It appears the Ravens could be without safety Ed Reed for a second consecutive game.

Culpepper will be Lions’ starting QB with Stafford hurt

Lions coach Jim Schwartz announced Wednesday that veteran backup QB Daunte Culpepper will start this weekend against the Ravens while rookie starter Matthew Stafford rests his sore left shoulder.

Week 13 injury report: Hester, Stafford sidelined

Devin Hester and Matthew Stafford were among the notable players who sustained injuries in Week 13.

Lions QB Stafford not an option in Week 12

Fantasy owners need to monitor the status of stud QBs Kurt Warner and Ben Roethlisberger for Week 12.

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