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Reviewing the draft: Detroit Lions

Roy Williams

Entering their second season under head coach Steve Mariucci, the Detroit Lions are a team that needs youth and talent on both sides of the ball. With a top ten selection Detroit figured to add at least one great player to its' roster but following a timely the Lions found themselves with three picks in the top forty and an opportunity to select players that would leave a lasting impact on the franchise.

Detroit began the day by dealing backwards from the number six spot and were able to make themselves the beneficiary of the days most lopsided trade.  After flip-flopping positions with the Cleveland Browns and receiving an early pick in round two for moving down one slot, the Lions then used their initial selection to add Roy Williams to the roster.  Williams, along with Charles Rogers, gives the... Recommended Stories

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