Detroit Lions
Name  Jeff Backus
Born  9/21/1977
Height  6-5
Weight  305
College  Michigan
3/18/2012 10:32:00 AM
Description: Jeff Backus will return for another season with the Lions. He signed for two years and $10 million.
Insight: Backus is one of the most durable offensive tackles in the business. His return to Detroit means quarterback Matthew Stafford will be in good hands next season.
4/5/2010 2:42:00 PM
Description: Backus is now likely to stay at left tackle with the Lions' acquisition of guard Rob Sims from Seattle on Monday.
Insight: Backus has made 144 consecutive starts, but he did allow eight sacks in 2009. (SportsBuff.com0