2013 Combine: Lions Get a Great Look at Tackle Prospects on Saturday

February 24, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the Detroit Lions picking fifth this April, there are plenty of athletes for them to watch this week and a lot of directions they can go with that pick.
One potential scenario has them going after a tackle early on, and it's very likely that either Texas A&M's Luke Joeckel or Central Michigan's Eric Fisher (or maybe both) will be there for them to select.
Both players had great days on Saturday, though I would say Fisher's performance was more noteworthy.
That's not to say Joeckel was bad—just that while he certainly didn't lose any ground, he didn't separate himself either. He was good, not great. He's not nearly as athletic as Fisher or Lane Johnson—who had a standout day himself.
But Joeckel will be that reliable cornerstone tackle teams need to build on, and as (for many analysts) the lead dog here, he should hold the top spot even with an average performance.
Back to Fisher, I really liked how he moved, especially for such a big guy. H...

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