Stafford injured his right hand when Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs accidentally stepped on it during an interception return Sunday. He has been limited in practice all week, and he's officially listed as questionable.
Still, any kind of injury to the throwing hand/arm is very concerning. Barring any setbacks between now and game time, it appears that Stafford is good to go.
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Southampton are still without defender Cedric Soares who is sidelined with a hamstring injury. Therefore, Per Mertesacker will probably start in the defense with Koscielny and Monreal.
It is a tough call, but keep Stafford benched this week.
The 29-year-old has not missed a game since his second season in 2010-11, where he was sidelined for nearly the entire year due to shoulder surgery.
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Less than two minutes after the crash, fire crews arrived and it took about 30 minutes to knock down the fire, KFMB reports. Authorities said at an afternoon press conference two of the four people on board were killed in the crash.
Stafford, who played his collegiate football at the University of Georgia, was originally selected by Detroit with the first overall pick of the 2009 NFL Draft. The combination of these three receivers should make Tampa Bay focus defensively on preventing chunk yardage passing plays, as the Lions' running game has been mostly lackluster this season.
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The Lions (6-6) are scheduled to take on the Buccaneers (4-8) at 1 p.m. ET Sunday. That includes defensive end Ziggy Ansah, guard T.J. Lang, punter Sam Martin and center Travis Swanson.