NFL 2019: Lions banking on QB Stafford with no backup plan
FILE - In this June 5, 2019, file photo, Detroit Lions defensive end Trey Flowers (90) performs crossovers during NFL football training camp in Allen Park, Mich. The Lions addressed their biggest need in the offseason, signing former New England standout Flowers to a five-year deal. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)
FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Detroit Lions defensive tackle Damon Harrison (98) tackles Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) during an NFL football game in Detroit. The Detroit Lions have signed defensive tackle Damon "Snacks" Harrison to an $11 million, one-year extension.
The team announced the signing Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2018, file photo, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford throws a pass during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings in Detroit. Stafford has started since he was a rookie and after injuries stunted his first two seasons, the strong-arm quarterback has started every game for eight straight years. (AP Photo/Rey Del Rio, File)