Mathew Stafford As the Detriot Lions Starter Is a Mistake

Posted: 10th September 2009 by Oliver VanDervoort in NFL
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The season hasn't even begun, and in my opinion, it already appears that the Detroit Lions have made a mistake.  Head coach Jim Schwartz announced that the quarterback position would be up for grabs in the preseason, marking the opening shot in the battle between Daunte Culpepper and Matthew Stafford. By my accounting, the duel was a draw.   Stafford compiled better yardage numbers, and at times looked like the gunslinger type Brett Favre is often lauded to be, but he threw an interception in every game he appeared in, and had one returned for a touchdown.  He countered that with just one touchdown pass, and he finished with a very pedestrian 54 percent completion percentage. Compare that Culpepper's 64 percent completion rate, and the fact that he also had just one tou ...

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