Matthew Stafford has come out of the Lions' preseason contest against the Raiders after banging his non-throwing hand on a defender's helmet. Stafford's left hand is wrapped and he is on the Detroit bench.
Stafford has a pretty heavy wrap around his left hand. He's laughing and talking to Linehan on sideline, though. At least it's the left.— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) August 26, 2012
Here's a .gif of the play where Stafford was injured:
Before coming out with the injury, Stafford was 8-of-10 passing for 68 yards. Thus far in two previous preseason games Stafford has completed 16 of 24 passes for 235 yards and two touchdowns.
The fourth-year QB struggled with injuries in 2010, but started all 16 of the Lions' games last season, throwing for 5,038 yards and 41 touchdowns.
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