The Culpepper Conundrum

Just 6-7 weeks ago, we didn’t know how the hiring of Cam Cameron would affect QB Daunte Culpepper. We didn’t know if Culpepper would be a Cameron guy.

I think a strong case can be now made that Culpepper isn’t a Cameron guy. Either that or the team does not believe he will be healthy enough to play in 2007 because they wouldn’t be kicking around the idea of David Carr (who has since signed with Carolina) and courting Trent Green, who played for Cameron some years ago in Washington.  

Culpepper has not seen things on the field clearly for two years. He’s been severely lacking in confidence, and has been late with many of his throws. Culpepper has never been a very good QB in terms of timing and anticipation, but he’s been able to hide that fact with his mobility, big arm, and of course with WR Randy Moss. I am seriously starting to wonder if his previous success was more about that mobility and how teams had to play defense with Moss on the field. Certainly, robbed of his mobility and with no Moss last year, he was a poor QB. Ultimately, if a QB is to […]

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