Detroit Lions’ Quest for the No. 1 Back: Who Could it Be?

April 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As many Lions fans may know, Detroit has expressed interest in grabbing a back in this year's NFL. While I do not feel the need to draft a back, grabbing that No. 1 back in the in the draft can only help franchise QB Matthew Stafford in years to come. The question is, who could it be?
While writing this article, my opinion began to change on that stance, and hopefully through this reading, your opinion will either agree on selections for Detroit in each round, and also if you were like me, begin to believe that Detroit will snag a RB in the draft.
I am going to automatically rule out CJ Spiller, due to the VERY unlikely chance he falls to the second round. But there are five options that could be the pick in Detroit, ranging from Round Two until Round Seven. And one of those backs is NOT Jahvid Best.
Jahvid Best would be the best available if Ryan Mathews is selected in the first round, which I do have occurring (to the San Diego Chargers for those wondering), and Best...

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