Stanton to start against Bucs

Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. — Lions quarterback Drew
Stanton is making his third straight start in Sunday’s game against the
Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Stanton helped the Lions to a 7-3 win
over Green Bay last week and got the call against the Bucs over Shaun
Hill. Hill was limited in practice during the week because of a finger

Injured starter Matthew Stafford, as
well as third quarterback Zac Robinson, running back Aaron Brown,
linebackers Vinny Ciurciu and Landon Johnson, tackle Tony Ugoh, guard
Donald Thomas and defensive end Willie Young were inactive for Detroit.

Tampa Bay’s inactives included safety
Larry Asante, cornerback D.J. Johnson, fullback Erik Lorig, guard
Brandon Carter, tackle Will Barker, defensive end George Johnson,
receiver Dezmon Briscoe and third quarterback Rudy Carpenter.

Dec. 19, 2010