The Real Detroit Lions QB Controversy

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Published: September 27, 2009

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... each time. I mean, call me crazy, but the last time I checked, at the end of this season, Daunte Culpepper's contract ends.

Now, on the other hand, the current starting quarterback, Matthew Stafford is under a very large contract until the end of the 2014 season. Then there is Drew Stanton, who is signed to the Lions until the end of the 2010 season. Where am I going with all of this?

It's quite simple, really. Not only do I think Culpepper shouldn't replace Matthew Stafford, even if Stafford sets the record for interceptions in a game. I don't think Culpepper should get the start if anything were to happen to Matthew Stafford.

What exactly would be the point? The only good that can come out of Culpepper starting is the possibility that he plays well enough to earn himself a few extra dollars from whoever he signs with next year. What could the Lions possibly get out of it, two more wins than they could get by starting Stafford, if that?

As soon as Drew...

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