Posts Tagged ‘Daunte Culpepper’

Orlovsky gets call at QB for Lions

If the Lions are going to beat the Saints for their first win of the season, they’re going to have to do it with Dan Orlovsky as their starting quarterback.

It’s official: The Lions deactivated Daunte Culpepper and declared Drew Henson their No. 3 quarterback.

Culpepper, Lenon injured for Lions

Lions coach Rod Marinelli confirmed injuries to QB Daunte Culpepper (shoulder) and LB Paris Lenon (chest) during Sunday’s game, but didn’t know the severity of either injury.

Lions giving Vikings fits

Something about this matchup that Minnesota doesn’t like. In boxing, often times styles can make a big difference and that seems to be the case early here.

Culpepper looking more comfortable in Detroit

Some early observations from Detroit.

Culpepper pulled, but still Lions’ starter

Although he pulled Daunte Culpepper during the third quarter of Sunday’s 38-20 loss to the Bucs, Lions coach Rod Marinelli is sticking with the veteran as his starter.

Not that you were starting him…

But Daunte Culpepper has been pulled against the Buccaneers in favor of Drew Stanton. Culpepper, who is the third quarterback to get yanked today, had thrown for 88 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions in the game.

Uneasy flashback for Culpepper vs. Panthers

It’s bad enough that Daunte Culpepper has to try to rally winless Detroit to a victory. But Sunday’s matchup versus the Carolina Panthers presents even more uncomfortable memories.

Lions pull Culpepper for Stanton

Who knew Lions fans (and fantasy owners) would be calling for the return of Dan Orlovsky?

Culpepper gets start for Lions

Here’s a look around the league as Week 10 gets underway at some starting lineup changes.

Weirdness in Detroit

For some reason, Drew Stanton replaced Daunte Culpepper in an offensive series near the goal line. He threw a touchdown pass to John Owens to put the Lions ahead of the Jaguars, 7-3.

QB Culpepper crams for first Lions test

New Detroit quarterback Daunte Culpepper went into overtime this week, cramming to learn Detroit’s offense so he could start today versus Jacksonville.

Lions QB Orlovsky ruled out vs. Jaguars

Lions QB Dan Orlovsky (right hand) was officially ruled out of Sunday’s game vs. Jacksonville, making it increasingly likely that Daunte Culpepper will see his first action of the season. Culpepper has reportedly split the first-team reps with backup Drew Stanton during practice this week.

Expect Culpepper under center Sunday

Detroit can dress it up any way it wants, try to fool Jacksonville as much as possible, keep things secret as long as it wants.

Welcome to the inferno, Daunte

America gets a new president. The Detroit Lions get a new quarterback. Mitch Albom of the Detroit Free Press asks, which of these events happens every other week?

It’s official: Culpepper signs with Lions

Daunte Culpepper‘s brief retirement has officially come to an end.

The Detroit Lions announced on Tuesday that they have signed Culpepper to a two-year deal. No other terms of his contact were disclosed.

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