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Stafford Wows In First Training Camp

Lions rookie Matthew Stafford (AP Photo)

After several solid mini-camps, the quick-study youngster has already grown comfortable with Detroit's playbook, played himself into the confidence of his teammates, and is looking every part of the prototypical, gun-slinger he seemed to be when entering the draft. Saturday was no exception for rookie Matthew Stafford. Quotes inside.

Matthew Stafford will make Jim Schwartz live up to his word. A few months ago, Schwartz attempted to downplay the rivalry brewing at starting quarterback. The first year head coach said that his stud rookie -- and $41.7 million investment -- would only start if ready, and if he was the best quarterback on the roster, leading many to speculate that veteran Daunte Culpepper would ultimately get the...

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