Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford underwent surgery on his right shoulder today, Tom Kowalski of MLive.com reports.
According to Kowalski, the surgery was performed by Dr. James Andrews, and Stafford will be out four months.
Stafford injured the shoulder twice during the 2010 season, limited the first overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft to just three games before the Lions placed him on injured reserve on December 24.
Both of Stafford’s seasons have ended with him being placed on injured reserve on Christmas Eve with injuries.
In 13 games in his career, Stafford has completed 258-of-473 pass attempts for 2,802 yards, with 19 touchdowns and 21 interceptions.