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Matthew Stafford suffers hand injury vs. Vikings, receives x-rays

Matthew Stafford returned to play but with a glove on his non-throwing hand.

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Late in the third quarter, Matthew Stafford was sacked for the fifth time in the game. After the Detroit Lions punted for the third consecutive drive, Stafford had his left hand wrapped and a glove placed on it. He also lit up his teammates on the sideline.

Stafford returned to the field for the Lions' next drive. We will continue to monitor the injury as the game continues.

UPDATE: After the game, Stafford underwent x-rays for the second time this season: