Matthew Stafford: Injured Again, Is He a Bust?

September 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Matt Stafford's Injury 
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was knocked out of the season opener when Chicago's Julius Peppers sacked him Sunday, putting him on the sideline with a banged-up right shoulder-his third injury in two seasons. 
Stafford's father, John Stafford, said his son is going to visit well-known sports Dr. James Andrews this week. 
Initial reports were that the injury was a second-degree shoulder separation. Stafford could miss anywhere from four to four weeks, causing for him to get a second opinion. Stafford's throwing arm did not appear in a sling which is a great sign, and there is no timetable for his return. 
Shaun Hill Named Starter 
The Lions announced that they would start backup quarterback Shaun Hill on Sunday in the home opener against the Philadelphia Eagles. 
Hill made six starts for the San Francisco 49ers last season, going 3-3. The Lions traded a seventh-round pick to the 49ers in Mar...

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