Detroit Lions Drafting a QB Now Means Making Same Mistakes As Matt Millen


Published: March 16, 2009


... Champions (Patriots, Steelers, Ravens, Giants, Buccaneers, and Colts). Recall how all of those teams had great defenses, even the Colts, whose defense played amazing that year in the playoffs.

The only team to win as a true offensive team was the Rams in 1999. Plus, they played a team that really didn't belong there in the first place.

But if you look at what the Lions have a chance to do with this draft, it is impossible to pass up Curry with the Np. 1 pick.

With the acquisition of Peterson, the Lions are in position to solidify their defense this year and focus on the offense next year.

Why settle for a QB that they're not sure of this year, when next year's draft you will have three Heisman-worthy QBs to choose from in Tebow, Bradford, and McCoy?

I mean, let's face it, the Lions are not going to turn the team around in one season. It would be great if they could, but there are way too many holes to fix in one offseason.

That is ...

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