Rookie Review #2

I’ve been meaning to do this for a while now but I just never got around to it.  Since there’s only college basketball on ESPN and the hockey on Versus is over…I have nothing to watch.  That means you get a Rookie Review.  Click here to see how your favorite rookies did after their first game in the NFL.

1. Matthew Stafford – QB – Detroit Lions

Stafford is having some growing pains, but that was to be expected after getting taken by the Lions who were winless last year.  He’s averaging 212.7 yards per game and his TD/INT ratio is 6/12 with a QB rating of 59.5.  Not exactly what you want, but I’m giving him extra leeway here.  The Lions have won a game that he started.  That should buy him at least three years.  His stats are actually quite comparable to Eli Manning’s through their first nine games.

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