Tom Kowalski of MLive.com has some bad news for Lions fans. Initial tests show that the injury to QB Matthew Stafford was a grade 3 separation of his right shoulder. That's the same shoulder that caused him to miss most of the season already.
Kowalski reports that the Lions fear he'll be done for the year. Stafford was scheduled to have an MRI on Monday but there's no word if the MRI confirmed their fears. Stafford in the meantime is getting a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews but if the Lions fear is correct then Stafford will require surgery and almost assuredly end his season.
"I've got to talk some more with these doctors and kind of figure out what they're thinking,'' Stafford said Monday evening on a Detroit radio program. "It's kind of frustrating to be coming back and, two games later, be knocked out again. We'll take it day by day and figure out what the plan is.''
Stafford was injured in the Lions opener with a grade 2 separation and he missed Weeks 2-7. A grade 3 separation would more than likely end his season. There's been no word from the Lions as Kowalski reports a final decision hasn't been made.
Check out Pride of Detroit for more on Matthew Stafford's injury.