Matthew Stafford will miss 3rd straight start on Sunday

Posted at 1:16 PM, Nov 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-22 13:16:36-05

(WXYZ) — Detroit Lions Quarterback Matthew Stafford will miss his third straight start on Sunday when the team takes on the Washington Redskins.

Head Coach Matt Patricia made the announcement to reporters on Friday.

Before these three games, Stafford had played in 136 straight games.

It's expected Jeff Driskel will start in his place. In two games started this season, he is 42/72 for 478 yards with three touchdowns.