Detroit Lions Should Consider Signing Tight End Kellen Winslow, Jr.

November 10, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In the Detroit Lions’ never-ending search for someone to assist Calvin Johnson in the passing game, the front office continues to overlook a glaring weakness has plagued the team's "not-so-good hands" receiving corps.
The Lions need a reliable threat at tight end.
It's painfully apparent that Captain Potential, Brandon Pettigrew, is not the answer. Detroiters know all too well that, at times, the shaky-hand behemoth couldn't catch a cold in the dead of winter.
Sometimes it's tough to determine which is more egregious—his inability to consistently catch the football or the mental mistakes and costly penalties he is prone to making. The clip below is a classic two-for-one example of how he can compound his mishaps in a not-so-funny comedy of errors. 
In fact, the 6'5", 265-pound Pettigrew would be better served putting on an extra 25 pounds and sliding on down the offensive line using his quick feet to block for Matthew Stafford, et al.

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