Lions QB Stafford still hasn't thrown since injuring shoulder

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford still hasn't tried to throw a football, he told the Detroit News on Thursday, nearly two weeks after he injured his right shoulder.

While Stafford and Lions coach Jim Schwartz said the quarterback's rehabilitation is going well. But while Stafford could lift his right arm over his head, he couldn't untie his shoes with his right hand while sitting at his locker.

"They will give me a day whenever they (the Lions' medical staff) feel like I am ready to throw and I will start throwing," Stafford said. "After that, we will see. I don't know what the plan will be, but it might be just to jump right back into it."

A league source told NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora last week that the team expects Stafford to miss four to six weeks. Backup quarterback Shaun Hill started in last weekend's 35-32 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, and he will be under center again Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.

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