2010 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions’ Options for Their First Pick

March 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the second pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, the Lions have a big problem.
They have too many options.
They can go with one of the top defensive linemen, and turn the whole line into one worthy of causing fear to opposing offenses.
They can pick the top offensive lineman, and stabilize the left side for years to come.
Or they can select the best defensive back in the draft, and have the top young safety tandem in the league.
Let's start with what's been the preferred course of action over the last three months or so; drafting Ndamukong Suh.
Suh has been so popular because of his incredible production at Nebraska. He is probably one of the most athletic 300-pounders the world has ever seen. 
After Detroit's recent additions to the defensive line, Suh would be an infusion of youth beside the veterans.
Since it's likely the Lions will have a weak secondary, a solid pass rush is vital to the team's chances of improvement. A terrible run defense w...

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