Detroit Lions: Outside-the-Box Thinking on Draft Day

January 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With a mind like mine, where mental flatulence is more common than brainstorms, it's caution beware when ideas start to form. 
With the disclaimer out of the way, here is something I would like to share and draw feedback on. It's common knowledge that the Detroit Lion’s defensive line is in shambles. It is also obvious a youth movement needs to happen right now. This draft is the perfect time to fill that need.
Unless something drastic happens, Ndamukong Suh or Gerald McCoy will most likely be a Detroit Lion next season. But, it's the second round where the mystery builds. Here is where the disclaimer comes into play. I'm thinking about the prospect of drafting Terrence Cody of Alabama with the 34th pick.
Before calling Arkham Asylum to take me away, hear me out.
Defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham and Coach Schwartz have already stated their desire to get bigger and stronger. So, where does that leave Suh or McCoy, who are both at the moment clocking in un...

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