Kitna Is Doubtful For Sunday

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit Lions quarterback Jon Kitna missed a third straight practice and is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game at Minnesota.
Back spasms forced Kitna out of last weekend's game against Chicago in the third quarter. He underwent an MRI Wednesday, but coach Rod Marinelli says Friday that he doesn't know the results.
Dan Orlovsky replaced Kitna during the loss to Chicago, just the fifth game in which he's appeared in three-plus NFL seasons. Orlovsky and second-year QB Drew Stanton split snaps again Friday, although Orlovsky's practice time was limited by a sore ankle.
Kitna has started 36 consecutive games for Detroit.
Marinelli says the Lions' response to a potential change at quarterback has been "fine." is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards. Comments may take up to 24 hours or longer to appear on the site.

See full commenting rules...
powered by Disqus
WILX 500 American Road Lansing, MI 48911 517-393-0110
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 30824124 -
Gray Television, Inc.