So far this season, Stanton has appeared in three games, completing 20-of-36 for 233 yards, a touchdown and an interception. He last started a game a year ago.
The Lions, who are 2-9 and in last place in the NFC North, claimed Zac Robinson off waivers to back up Stanton against the Bears, who are 8-3 and in first place in the division.
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