Six Big Reasons Why LT Jeff Backus of the Lions Requires Patience

July 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We all remember the great Ndamukong Suh vs. Russell Okung draft debate. It was one of the most divisive topics in the Lions community. We chose sides and threw "digital" bricks at each other for months. The Lions drafted Suh, but the Okung camp remains disconsolate and even bitter that we Lions fans must suffer another season with Jeff Backus on the blind side. I ask your continued patience for one more season. There are six offensive tackles in college who are all projected first round NFL draft picks in 2011. That's right—I said six. Let's meet them and drool over the certainty that one of them will be wearing a Lions uniform next year.Begin Slideshow

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