2010 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions Should Still Draft Suh

March 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I'm going to say this once: Eric Berry is not worth being taken with the second pick.
I understand how good it might be to have both he and Louis Delmas as the dynamic-duo of safeties.  But Berry, as highly rated as he is, isn't the answer for the Lions secondary issues.
Now that I have that out of the way, I also feel strongly that even with the pick-ups of Kyle Vanden Bosch and Corey Williams, both who upgrade the Lions defensive line ten-fold, they need to have a defensive tackle with Suh's talent to be as effective and disruptive as possible.
Take Vanden Bosch as an example.  With the Titans in 2007, he had one of his best years with 12 sacks, and a lot of that could be attributed to the presence of defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth.  In, 2008 his sack total dropped to 4.5 but did have 18 quarterback pressures.
When Haynesworth left the Titans to accept a huge contract with the Washington Redskins, Vanden Bosch's production dropped to only three...

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