The NFL draft is less than 72 hours away and the anxiety of knowing who the lions will take with the 21st pick is slowly setting in for most fans. With that said here are fifteen possible selections outside, inside, and around the box.
This is the fifth of an seven-part series previewing the Detroit Lions' positional needs and priorities heading into the NFL draft. The installments are ordered by need, starting with where help is needed the least and ending where it's needed the most.
Sure, the Lions signed Paul Worrilow off Atlanta's bench. And sure, they like what they have in second-year 'backer Antwione Williams.
The Detroit Lions would love an early run on quarterbacks, given that it's one of the few positions they won't look to draft in the first round.
The Wolverines sent 14 players to the NFL combine, which was more than every other school. And Lions GM Bob Quinn has noticed.
The Spartans have had plenty of hits and misses, from Carl Banks and Andre Rison to Tony Mandarich and Charles Rogers.
Harrington was picked third overall by Detroit in 2002, but Millen wanted to trade down or draft a cornerback.