The Beer Thinker Waits Five Days To The Detroit Lions Future


Published: April 20, 2009


... it be the consensus choice among NFL draft predictors in Matt Stafford?  He does have a strong arm and of course the eerie connection to Bobby Layne. 

Both he and Layne attend the same high school, Higland Park, in Dallas.  Perhaps taking Stafford will break the 50 year curse Layne put on the Lions when traded to the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1958.

Or could the Lions draft the fans popular choice in LB Aaron Curry?  He would be the best pick for a defense that has ranked no higher than 20th over the past six years, including the last two years ranked dead last. 

Or will they decide to bolster the offensive line by drafting OT Jason Smith?  Or the defensive line by drafting, in a surprise move, DT B.J. Raji?

Despite what my main protagonist C DeGetmon feels about my opinions, writing style and me being a Mayhew plant, I am not a seer that can predict the future.  In fact, it would be safe to say that no NFL draft predictor ...

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