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Former NFL quarterback Daunte Culpepper has reportedly lost his house in foreclosure. According to CBS Sports, Culpepper bought a 9,867 square foot home in South Florida after he signed a deal to play for the Miami Dolphins after coming off a serious knee injury. Culpepper has made his way around the league, playing for various team, but I feel no sympathy for him.
You are an average quarterback, coming off of an injury. You get a deal with the Miami Dolphins, a team team still banging their head over not signing Drew Brees instead of you, and you are broke.
Coming off a serious knee injury, was it really necessary to purchase a near 10,000 square foot residence? Wouldn’t a humble 3,000 square feet abode do well? Seriously. You are not Tom Brady. Brady and his wife make more money than most third world nation’s gross domestic revenue. They can afford to build a mansion to the sky in Cali. You cannot.
This is just another example of how professional athletes throw money around as if ...
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The Detroit Lions just gave quarterback Matthew Stafford a blockbuster contract extension worth $53 million.
Two weeks later, the fifth year quarterback’s footwork is a major concern.
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According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post, free agent defensive lineman Justin Bannan will visit the Lions on Monday. It’s interesting that Bannan is still a free agent after starting 16 games last season for the Broncos. Bannan had 43 tackles and 1 forced fumble in 2o12. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... The post Justin Bannan will visit the Lions on Monday appeared...
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Detroit Lions Quarterback Matthew Stafford (Photo Credit:AP)
An injury here and an injury there. A breakout season and a busted one. Four seasons flew by, and just like that the Detroit Lions were quickly approaching a crossroads with the inconsistent but stat-studded franchise quarterback who is Matthew Stafford. Would they let him walk or keep him for life? The team, rightfully...