The NFL Draft: 66 Days Away, What Should The Lions Strategy Be?

February 21, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Now that the dark days of the Matt Millen era are behind us, Lions fans can look forward to the NFL Draft with hope and high expectations. 
They can also realize it is no longer a foregone conclusion that we will use our first round pick on a wide receiver. 
We can take solace in the fact that we will no longer have more draft busts than victories every year.
Yes, things are looking up for the Lions faithful. 
In 2008, the Lions' winless season, this team was terribly devoid of talent and depth at almost every position. 
After that season, Martin Mayhew and Jim Schwartz took over.  They have done a tremendous job of rebuilding the team, drafting well and providing us with quality talent and depth at most positions. 
It has shown on the field. 
The way the Lions played down the stretch last season and the infusion of young talent has some fans whispering a sacred word in Detroit, one that is pretty much foreign to Det...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments