Daunte Culpepper Leaving Is Addition By Subtraction For Detroit Lions

June 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The debate is over, Randy Moss made Daunte Culpepper what he once was, not vice versa.
That wasn't always an established fact.
For years, as Culpepper looked average on bad teams and Moss fell asleep on the Raiders, people contended that Culpepper was better than his numbers while Moss was a bust.
This writer, optimistically hoped that such was the case many a time as news reports leaked that the signal caller had lost weight before the 2009 NFL Season. Then Culpepper fell flat on his slightly skinnier face.
When Shaun Hill was signed by the Detroit Lions, it marked the end of an era. Now that Culpepper will be a Mountain Lion, that era is officially in the rear view mirror.
The Daunte Culpepper era was an era of settling for mediocrity. The idea that a quarterback in the NFL could be "good enough," is an idea that the Lions once fostered out of necessity (McMahon, Kitna, Culpepper, Orlovsky).
Now, Stafford mans the helm as a number one overall draft pic...

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