Who Should Detroit Take at No. 1?

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Published: March 19, 2009


... it appears that the Detroit Lions have narrowed their choices for the top pick to three players: QB Matt Stafford, T Jason Smith, and LB Aaron Curry.

While each player can make an argument for top billing, only one really makes sense for the Lions.

Coming off an 0-16 season
, which is extremely impressive in and of itself, the Lions aren't really pressed for time to turn this ship around.

Sure, new head coach Jim Schwartz gave his rah rah speech when he was hired, but we've heard the same rant from Rod Marinelli, Steve Mariucci, Marty Mornhinweg, and Bobby Ross before that.

They all promised to turn it around and none of them were able to.

If the Lions were smart, and that's a big if, they'd send that No. 1 pick to Denver for Jay Cutler. The one missing piece...

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