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Notebook: Stafford The Starter By Default?

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Following the injury to Daunte Culpepper, the Detroit Lions may have to grant Matthew Stafford the starting nod after all. Much more inside, including notes and quotes from Allen Park.

Detroit's quarterback competition might have tipped favorably toward Matthew Stafford by a mere eight stitches. "I know they have a quarterback race going on," quarterback Peyton Manning said Saturday after his Colts played the Lions in an exhibition. "But both of them looked good tonight, and I think the race is going to go down to the wire." But Lions head coach Jim Schwartz still hasn't...

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