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Jeff Backus Has Critics, But He’s Big For Lions

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MINNEAPOLIS - SEPTEMBER 26: Tight end Tony Scheffler #85 of the Detroit Lions carries the ball as teammate Jeff Backus #76 prepares to block against the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field on September 26, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Lions 24-10. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS – SEPTEMBER 26: Tight end Tony Scheffler #85 of the Detroit Lions carries the ball as teammate Jeff Backus #76 prepares to block against the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field on September 26, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Lions 24-10. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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The Lions signed left tackle Jeff Backus to a reported two-year, $10 million contract, which means two things:

Lions fans get two more years to criticize Backus; and

Quarterback Matthew Stafford has adequate protection the next two years.

That’s the importance of having Backus with the Lions.

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