If the Lions are considering signing Culpepper, I’m not sure how much sense that makes, unless they think he can help them next year.
The Lions are 0-7. They need to win to avoid an 0-16 season. They just had the first non-sellout in Ford Field history. They need to sell some tickets.
But there is a reason Culpepper is still available. His skills and salary demands didn’t make him a good fit for anyone else.
And the Lions need to look at their young quarterbacks. Dan Orlovsky, a fifth-round pick in 2005, just had his first three NFL starts.
Drew Stanton, a second-round pick last year, just started getting the first regular-season practice reps of his NFL career.
Booth Newspapers reported Culpepper’s visit to Detroit. Profootballtalk.com received an e-mail from Culpepper in which he denied a Fox report he asked the Chiefs for a two-year deal with a 2009 payment of $10 million, confirmed he had canceled his visit to Kansas City and said he was in nego