Kitna claims Lions used injury to push him out as starting QB
Updated: October 16, 2008, 2:40 PM ETESPN.com news services
Detroit Lions quarterback Jon Kitna, who was placed on the injured reserve list on Tuesday, said Wednesday that the team wanted to replace him as the starter and used his back injury as an excuse to do so."They decided they wanted to go in a different direction," Kitna said in an interview Wednesday on WJR-AM. "And I guess the thing for me is, that's fine. Let's just say that."
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