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Vick needs Detroit, and vice versa

Updated: July 30, 2009, 2:25 PM ET
By LZ Granderson | Page 2

I know it's a fruitless endeavor, but I can't help it -- it's the beginning of training camp, and once again, I'm trying to make sense of my beloved Detroit Lions.

They didn't want to trade the No. 1 draft pick to get a 26-year-old Pro Bowl quarterback in Jay Cutler. Instead, they gave rookie Matt Stafford more guaranteed money than any player in the history of the league. Stafford's competition for the starting job is an overweight veteran with shot knees in Daunte Culpepper, and ...

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