|Lions backup QB Stanton bruises thumb in practice|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 21 August 2008 08:43|
Stanton said his throwing hand hit the back of a teammate's shoulder pads, and X-rays of the thumb showed it wasn't a major injury. His right hand was packed with ice after practice.
The former Michigan State star completed 7 of 8 passes for 85 yards and a touchdown in the first two exhibition games and ran eight times for 46 yards and a score. Stanton is competing with Dan Orlovsky to be the No. 2 quarterback behind Jon Kitna.
Detroit hosts the Cleveland Browns on Saturday.