I would really like to see them take Suh. Boy, he looked solid at the combine, has great character, could be a "Big Baby" without the attutude, or the wheezing on the sideline.
But the Lions have put themselves in a good position. With the signing of Burleson, they have (probably) helped themselves at the receiver position. With Vanden Bosch in the fold as well, the defensive line is going to be in a lot better shape than it was last year. Add Suh to that mix, and it could be real interesting.
But, let's face it, we still have a lot of holes, actually, we have several canyons, to fill. If someone offers them a really good deal to trade down, they might do it. By all accounts, there are a lot of good defensive players out there, and extra picks is going to be pretty tempting.
The downstroke is that Suh has the chance to be a once in a decade kind of player. If we pass on him to get a couple of extra picks that may or may not pan out, and Suh goes to another team and prospers, well......
But I like the position they have put themselves in. If they do trade down, it won't hurt as bad as it would have without these signings. If they stay at number two and Suh is there, it's a no-brainer, and we have a defensive line that will improve the other defensive positions right away. Everybody looks better when the opposing quarterback is running for his life.
So, now we've got the other teams guessing as to what we are going to do, and if we stay at number two we have (Probably) as much of a sure thing as you can have.
Somehow, we have to find two decent corners, and someone to solidify the offensive line. We have a young quarterback to protect too. Sounds like a bit too much to do in one draft to me (sigh).
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