Lions sign Ricky Stanzi to practice squad
Stanzi has previous stints with the Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars and Kansas City Chiefs.
Stanzi spent two seasons on the Chiefs' active roster but did not play in a regular season game.
Stanzi started 35 games at Iowa and posted a 26-9 record as a starter, completing 542 of 907 passes for 7,377 yards.
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