Lions Free Agency Isn’t Hiding Their Draft Intentions

March 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Detroit Lions have been one of the more active teams in free agency, signing Kyle Vanden Bosch, Nate Burleston and trading for Corey Williams.
It isn't a coincidence that they have signed/traded for two Defensive lineman. There defense was terrible last year. There is two ways this could impact the draft.
Most  mock drafts have Sam Bradford going number one now, and the Lions taking either McCoy or Suh. These free agency moves could indicate that the Lions are 100% going to take one of these DTs to make Vanden Bosch and Williams better off the edge. Jim Schwartz had Albert Haynesworth in Tennessee and he helped make Vanden Bosch a pro bowler, Schwartz could look to add a Haynesworth type of player in the draft.
However, what I believe to be more likely is that the Lions make another splash is either free agency or through a trade and get a DT.
Schwartz claimed after signing Vanden Bosch that they are in the market for a 'big time DT.' If this is true and they...

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