You knew the announcement was imminent. And you also pretty much knew that the announcement would feature Jon Kitna. Yesterday, during an interview on 97.1 WKRK-FM Detroit, Rod Marinelli made it official that Jon Kitna would be the starter entering training camp.
I had discussed the pros and cons of both Jon Kitna or Josh McCown starting back in June, and decided that McCown would be the better starter. After having some time to think about that, I still would say that I would rather have McCown as the starter. But, nonetheless, Kitna will still be a good fit in the Lions system either way.
Today, Kitna was interviewed on 760 WJR-AM.
A: The goal is to win the division. Most teams are trying to straighten wrinkles, where we are trying to change long-standing attitudes. I think we have a chance to be very good, I think we can win our division and I think we can win 12 games. Thinking you can do it and actually doing it are two very different things, but it is not a physical issue it's a mental one.
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