Posts Tagged ‘Daunte Culpepper’

Lions QB Stafford doubtful to play vs. Packers

Lions rookie QB Matthew Stafford has an injury to the AC joint in his left shoulder and looks doubtful to play Thursday against the Packers, a league source told NFL Network insider Michael Lombardi.

Injured Stafford leads Lions to improbable finish

Rookie QB Matthew Stafford didn’t let an apparent injury prevent him from leading the Detroit Lions to a 38-37 win over the Cleveland Browns Sunday with — literally — no time left on the clock.

Week 6 injury report: Edwards out with concussion

Bills QB Trent Edwards, Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu and Eagles LT Jason Peters were among the players who suffered injuries in Week 6.

Packers LT Clifton leaves game with injury

Green Bay Packers LT Chad Clifton, who returned Sunday after missing the last two games with a right ankle injury, left the game during the third quarter with what appeared to be another leg injury.

WR Johnson inactive for Lions, QB Culpepper will start

QB Daunte Culpepper will start for the Lions in Week 6. No. 1 overall selection Matthew Stafford will be the third quarterback. WR Calvin Johnson is inactive with a knee sprain.

Lions QB Culpepper an option in deep leagues

News in coming in on a few fantasy-relevant quarterbacks who’ve been dealing with injuries.

Culpepper to start for Lions

NFL Network’s Kara Henderson reports that Lions veteran QB Danute Culpepper will start against the Steelers, replacing of injured starter Matthew Stafford who is listed as the team’s third quarterback.

News and notes for Week 5

Here’s a quick look at some of the bigger stories in the NFL and how they’ll affect your fantasy team in Week 5.

Week 5 testing quarterback depth

Fantasy owners will be without Drew Brees, Philip Rivers, Aaron Rodgers and Jay Cutler. Could Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell could be viable this week?

Lions QB Stafford injures right knee vs. Bears

Lions rookie QB Matthew Stafford left Sunday’s 48-24 loss to the Bears with a right knee injury and didn’t return.

Nothing wrong with a little white lie

Last week I made the statement on NFL Total Access that Eric Mangini needed to pick a QB and tell a little white lie. Needless to say, Mangini is marching to his own drum.

Culpepper says he’s ready to support Stafford

We heard from Lions veteran QB Daunte Culpepper — now the backup in Detroit — on Tuesday as he issued a statement through the team in which he pledged to support rookie Matthew Stafford as the team’s starter this season.

Beyond Stafford, Lions’ QB situation in flux

The Lions have five quarterbacks, a position that has been in a constant state of flux for first-year coach Jim Schwartz over the last week. Beyond rookie Matthew Stafford, who will start Thursday’s preseason finale against the Bills, not much is clear right now for the Lions.

Around the League: More turnover at QB for Lions

During the Around The League segment on NFL Network’s Total Access today, I chatted with host Fran Charles about why Daunte Culpepper’s loss could be Matthew Stafford’s gain.

Lions adding more QBs

The Lions claimed QB Kevin O’Connell on waivers today and signed free agent Brooks Bollinger.

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