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Lions Trail Giants At Halftime; Shaun Hill Leaves Game With Hand Injury

It's halftime at New Meadowlands Stadium and the Lions are trailing the Giants by a score of 14-10. Also, Lions quarterback Shaun Hill is out of the game right now because of a hand injury, and the last update was that his return is questionable.

Hill's injury forced the Lions to go to Drew Stanton, who is the team's third-string quarterback, just as the second quarter was winding down. Stanton moved the ball enough to get Detroit into field goal range, and Jason Hanson made an ugly 50-yard kick to make it a 14-10 game.

Earlier in the second quarter, the Giants took a 14-7 lead after the Lions collapsed following a costly penalty that gave New York an automatic first down rather than a possible third and long. The Giants scored on a touchdown pass to Mario Manningham for the go-ahead score.

In the first quarter, the Lions actually took a 7-0 lead on a nice touchdown catch by Nate Burleson. The TD came after the Giants' punter dropped the snap, giving Detroit great field position. The Giants did answer later in the quarter after getting great field position of their own because of a nice punt and stop.