Matthew Stafford injures left hand
The team said his return was questionable.
Stafford's hand appeared to get hit by an Oakland defender after throwing an incomplete pass. Trainers were examining Stafford's hand on the sideline. He was 8 for 10 for 68 yards.
Shaun Hill took over at quarterback on Detroit's next possession.
Detroit drafted Stafford No. 1 overall in 2009 out of Georgia. After a right shoulder injury sidelined him for all but three games in 2010, Stafford threw for 5,038 yards and 41 touchdowns last season to lead the Lions to the playoffs, where they lost to New Orleans in the division round.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
MORE NFL HEADLINES
- Panthers officially cut ties with receiver Smith
- Sources: Pats' Wilfork asks team for release
- Source: Pats talking with banned CB Browner
- Lions retain Pettigrew with 4-year contract
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
The NFL on ESPN.com
MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
WEEK 1 PICKS
BOUNTY BANS OVERTURNED
2013 NFL DRAFT
MORE NFL COVERAGE
- Nike Men's Away Game Jersey Detroit Lions Matthew Stafford #9