Stafford draws compliments
-- Offensive coordinator Scott Linehan said this morning that he doesnt feel like hes coaching a rookie when hes working with Matthew Stafford. But he also clarified that the quarterback situation is still in its infancy. Read more about Linehans observations in Wednesdays Oakland Press.
-- DT Grady Jackson participated in individual drills, his first appearance in a Lions workout. The veteran is coming off knee surgery in February. Coach Jim Schwartz said they will ease him into training camp since he missed the whole offseason.
-- It was the first day in full pads and the intensity crept up a notch or two.
-- Tight ends Casey Fitzsimmons (ankle) and Brandon Pettigrew (thigh) sat out again. Schwartz said both are still day to day.