Detroit Lions: 2011 NFL Draft Late-Round Underdog Picks That Have Caught My Eye

February 28, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For me, the best part about the month of February has never been the Super Bowl, and frankly, that is because the Detroit Lions have never been a part of it. The month of February is all about the NFL combine, which is happening this weekend in Indianapolis, Indiana.
I guess I can't complain why the Colts always get to host the combine, not as long as we have the Thanksgiving Day game, that is.
I admit it. I love the NFL combine. I love watching offensive linemen run the 40-yard dash and seeing the wide receivers do their gauntlet drills. There is nothing better than watching defensive backs back peddle their way up the draft board.
I don't watch the combine for Cam Newton, A.J. Green and Nate Solder. I know their names, and I have seen them play. I watch the combine for all of those other guys. The guys who have one last chance to prove themselves worthy of a higher draft pick in the 2011 NFL draft in April.
So after the first few days, I have seen a couple guys I ...

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