Detroit Lions Offensive Line: Key To Success Says the Beer Thinker

May 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Over the past few days, I've been reading a lot of articles and posts about how excited Detroit Lions fans are about the upcoming season.
Don't get me wrong, this season will be a marked improvement over recent, dismal train wrecks that have occurred over the last nine years.
The Lions haven't had a real good offensive line since the days of Barry Sanders running wild back in the 1990's. 
The last offensive lineman to make the Pro-Bowl was Kevin Glover in 1997.  Glover played center for most of his career with the Lions from 1985 to 1997. 
The last left tackle to make the Pro-Bowl for the Lions was the great Lomas Brown in 1995. Brown was a six-time Pro-Bowler.
Since then, a dry spell of 12 years of no lineman making the Pro-Bowl. Not even as an alternate.
For just about every successful team that has won championships on a consistent basis, it starts with the line. I've pleaded with the Lions to draft and pickup high-caliber linemen for a...

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