Detroit Lions Draft Options from the 3rd Round and Below


Published: March 29, 2009


... the 2009 NFL Draft. Four positions need to be addressed: quarterback, the offensive line, defensive tackle, and middle linebacker are crucial to their rebuilding future.  

While there has been speculation to whom the Lions may draft first overall, nothing is certain until April 25th.

Three intriguing prospects not included here are Rashad Jennings, a power back from Liberty, Ramses Barden a 6’6 wide receiver from Cal Poly, and Sean Smith a 6’3 cornerback from Utah. 

All three players have displayed tremendous ability at the combine and/or pro day upping their value to the first few rounds. 

Six prospects have been targeted for the Lions from the 3rd round and below.  While the Lions have been the talk of the NFL regarding their 3 selections in the first 33 picks overall, nothing has been said about who they should target later in the draft. 

This may be difficult to determine, since no one can predict wher...

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