Posted August 25, 2012 on
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford left in the second quarter of a preseason game against the Oakland Raiders with an injury to his left, non-throwing hand.
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If there’s two classifications of players the Detroit Lions cannot afford to lose at all, much less in a preseason game, its their star quarterback Matthew Stafford and any cornerback.
Stafford was dinged up early in Saturday night’s tough loss when his left, non throwing hand absorbed a hit from Oakland’s defense. Taking no chances, Jim Schwartz pulled Stafford. Perhaps as...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford left in the second quarter of a preseason game against the Oakland Raiders with an injury to his left, non-throwing hand.
The team said his return was questionable.
Stafford's hand appeared to get hit by an Oakland defender after throwing an incomplete pass Saturday. Trainers were examining Stafford's hand...
Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford lined up with the first team at practice Monday and showed no real sign of being limited by the injury to his non-throwing hand from Saturday's preseason game at Oakland.
The Lions have plenty of other injury issues, though. Running back Kevin Smith and cornerbacks Chris Houston and Bill Bentley didn't participate during the portion of...
The biggest concern with playing four preseason games is that key players will suffer injuries along the way.
The Detroit Lions received one of those scares Saturday night in their 31-20 road loss to the Oakland Raiders when quarterback Matthew Stafford injured his left (non-throwing) handwrist.
He got his hand banged, coach Jim Schwartz said during an interview with the Lions...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Matthew Stafford threw for 68 yards until leaving with an injury to his non-throwing hand in the Detroit Lions' 31-20 loss to the Oakland Raiders on Saturday.
Defensive end Dave Tollefson drove Stafford to the ground after an incomplete pass in the second quarter. Team trainers wrapped Stafford's left hand in heavy bandages and a brace on the sideline...
X-rays came back negative on Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford's injured left hand.Fantasy Spin:Stafford was playing well before hurting his hand and was probably taken out of the game simply as a precaution. This shouldn't affect Stafford's draft status in fantasy leagues.
Detroit Lions quarterback Matt Stafford and running back Kevin Smith, who left with injuries during Saturday's preseason game in Oakland, said they will not miss any significant time. Stafford suffered a left-hand injury -- his non-throwing hand -- while hitting it on a helmet during a second-quarter pass. Smith limped off the field with what appeared to be a leg injury. Both...
The Lions got a bit of a scare during their 31-20 loss to the Oakland Raiders in week three of the preseason Saturday night.
Quarterback Matthew Stafford and running back Kevin Smith were two of several injuries that the Lions suffered during the course of the game.
Stafford injured his non-throwing hand in the second quarter during a pass attempt to WR Titus Young. During the play...
The all-important third preseason game for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions turned out to be a real Bay Area bruiser. All are expected back by the regular-season opener against St. Louis on Sept. 9.
The pivotal third preseason game for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions turned out to be a Bay Area bruiser.
Stafford threw for 68 yards until leaving with an injury to his non-throwing hand in Detroit's 31-20 loss to the Oakland Raiders on Saturday.
Defensive end Dave Tollefson drove Stafford to the ground after an incomplete pass in the second quarter. Team trainers wrapped...