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Matthew Stafford Will Reportedly Have MRI On Right Leg

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According to FOX Sports' Jay Glazer, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was wearing a walking boot after Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. Stafford came down awkwardly on the Lions' final offensive play of the game, and he limped off the field.

Right now it's not clear if Stafford hurt his knee or ankle or both, so the Lions have scheduled an MRI, per Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio.

Matthew Stafford suffered a right leg injury late in Sunday’s loss to the Falcons.  Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Stafford will have an MRI to examine whether and to what extent he has damage to his knee and ankle.

Considering the Lions have a bye after next Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos, it might not be a terrible idea to hold him out if he isn't close to 100 percent healthy. Obviously if he is healthy enough to play he should, but there's no sense in risking a worse injury against a team like the Broncos. I think Shaun Hill could get the job done, and keeping Stafford out would let him rest until the game at the Chicago Bears on Nov. 13.